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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Wins LAFCA Animation Award

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that Japanese entry Your Name. was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically acclaimed work of director ... Continue Reading →
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Dreams, Made Real

Isao Takahata Suzuki The chance to work with Studio Ghibli lured ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer Arrives

Sony Classics has released the full trailer for Academy Award-winning animator Michael Dudok de Wit’s highly anticipated desert island fable The Red Turtle. The footage reveals a ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Drops first ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer

A first trailer for The Red Turtle — the new Studio Ghibli co-production project directed by Oscar winner Michael Dudok de Wit (Father and Daughter) — has arrived, ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Co-Pro ‘The Red Turtle’ Due in September

Japanese film distributor Toho has announced its 2016 release lineup, including the promise that Studio Ghibli’s feature co-production The Red Turtle, directed by Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for Cartoon D’Or Short Prize

The European Association of Animation Film, Cartoon, has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the ... Continue Reading →