2018 GLAS Animation Festival

GLAS Reveals Trailer, Special Programs, FXX Elevation Award

The 2018 GLAS Animation Festival, taking place March 22-25 in Berkeley, CA, is accelerating towards a third exciting addition. This week, organizers have revealed the official trailer ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: New ‘Voltron’ Trailer, ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clip, ‘Kong’ VFX Breakdown & More

Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Mind Game’ Returns to Select Theaters The completely trippy and utterly engrossing cult classic from the famed director of Lu Over the Wall and Devilman Crybaby ... Continue Reading →

ANIMA Brussels Programming Highlights Revealed

The 2018 edition of ANIMA – The Brussels Animation Film Festival is just around the corner, with the full program release revealing screening highlights such as Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →

New York Children’s Fest Scheds ‘Lu,’ ‘White Fang,’ First “VR JR”

The New York International Children’s Film Festival — taking over the Big Apple Feb. 24 through March 18 — has announced its 2018 Special Screenings and its first-ever ... Continue Reading →
Mind Game

GKIDS Scores Masaaki Yuasa Triple for 2018 Release

Fans of envelope-pushing anime will be excited to hear that indie distributor GKIDS has snagged North American rights for three feature films from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa: ... Continue Reading →
Mind Game

Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Mind Game’ Streams Exclusively on VRV

The acclaimed eclectic Japanese animated feature Mind Game (2004), from award-winning directors Masaaki Yuasa (Lu Over the Wall, Night Is Short Walk on Girl) and Kouji Morimoto (Genius ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

New Chitose Airport Fest Spotlights Yuasa, Norstein, ‘Kubo’ & More

The fourth edition of the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival is kicking off this week, bringing new titles and some vintage gems from around the world to the terminal’s ... Continue Reading →
Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

‘Ugly’ and ‘Night Is Short’ Win Grand Prizes at Ottawa

The 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped this weekend with the announcement of this year’s Official Competition winners. This year’s festival received 1,992 ... Continue Reading →

‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
Masaaki Yuasa

OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →