Gaumont Plans a 50th Anniversary Bash for Calimero

Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim), is hosting a big bash to promote its upcoming CG-animated series Calimero on June 12 at the opening night of the the Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →

Annecy, Dailymotion Launch Web Contest

Dailymotion and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2013 have joined forces to launch the + de courts! – Feet in the Lake, Head in the Movies online animation contest. ... Continue Reading →

Mifa Creative Focus Call for Projects

Toiling away on a toon project? The organizers of the Annecy International Animated Film Market (MIFA) invite you to submit it for the Creative Focus event, being held June 11-14 of ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Appoints Marcel Jean Artistic Director

Fresh off the 2012 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival & MIFA market, the fest organizers have announced that Canadian producer, director and author Marcel ... Continue Reading →

Short on Minutes, Long on Talent

The 2012 edition of the Annecy Festival puts an amazingly diverse and creative range of animated shorts from all over the world in the spotlight. Animated short film submissions poured ... Continue Reading →

Fei Productions Launches Animated ‘Yaya’ Feature

French studio Fei Productions is working on a new animated feature based on Patrick Marty’s four-volume graphic novel La Balade de Yaya (The Ballad of Yaya), which has sold 40,000 ... Continue Reading →

A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot

DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CG-animated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment is one of many studios that ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Announces Animation Panels

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA), taking place in France June 6-11, has completed its lineup of animation industry panels. Highlights include making-of ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Nixes MIFA, Launches Harmony Tour

Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” ... Continue Reading →