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Indie New York-based distributor GKIDS and Cinedigm have launched a new multi-platform animation label. GKIDS will continue to distribute the films theatrically while Cinedigm will handle ancillary distribution under the GKIDS brand. The first title to be released under the new partnership is Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed feature From Up on [...]
GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the two-week festival will offer L.A. audiences a unique opportunity to catch some of the best recent animated features from all over the [...]
French company Studiocanal has joined forces with Les Armateurs to produce the upcoming animated feature French Riviera, reports Variety. Based on a story by graphic artist Richard Zielenkiewicz (aka Monsieur Z), the film also showcases a script by Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow (Toy Story). The action-adventure pic, which mixes [...]
France’s Academy of Technical Arts and Sciences nominated five well-received animated titles for this year’s Cesars, the country’s equivalent of the Oscars. Unlike the Academy Awards, the animation category covers both animated features and shorts: The five nominees for this year’s animated Cesars are: Edmond Was a Donkey. Directed by [...]
French animated features such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa and The Painting (Le Tableau) are playing a big role in the year-end awards scene in the U.S., thanks to maverick indie distributor GKIDS. A quick look at the French box office in 2012 proves that animated fare also proved popular [...]
French helmer Michel Ocelot’s acclaimed animated feature Tales of the Night will be released on DVD/Blu-ray and VOD on January 9, via Cinedigm Ent. Group. The well-received feature, which was released by GKIDS in September of 2012, extends the shadow puppet style of Ocelot’s earliest works, with black silhouetted characters [...]
The six-day Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has unveiled its programming for this year. The event, which takes place May 8-13, in conjunction with the FMX confab offers an exciting, diverse collection of shorts and features from all over the world. The feature film category includes: Eric Bergeron’s Un [...]
If you’ve been dying to see some fantastic animated features and shorts from all over the world, you’ll just need to book that flight to the Big Apple this spring. The New York Family Film Festival has announced a very impressive line-up for this year’s edition, which takes place March [...]
How the French government is bolstering international animated co-productions, plus a whirlwind tour of top toon houses. As a country renowned for its artistic temperament, fans of French animation are used to marveling at the work of toon auteurs like Sylvain Chomet, Bibo Bergeron, Michel Ocelot or turn-of-the-century effects pioneer [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film made its world premiere at Telluride Film Festival, was an official selection at Toronto International Film Festival, and has been released to wide acclaim [...]