Birdboy, Isle of Dogs, and The ABCs of Death

Animafest PRO Zagreb: Hear from Pedro Rivero, Vimeo, Stop-Mo Gamers & More

The World Festival of Animated Film, taking place in Zagreb June 4-9, has revealed highlights of its Animafest PRO program. This important section covers film production and distribution, ... Continue Reading →
Anna Budanova

Annecy Announces 2018 Juries

Members of the various competition juries for the 2018 Annecy International Festival of Animated Film (June 11-16) have been revealed. Those taking on the task of selecting the creme-de-la-creme ... Continue Reading →
Tito and the Birds

‘Tito and the Birds’ Flocks to Indie Sales

Ahead of its premiere at the Annecy festival in June, Brazilian animated family feature Tito and the Birds has been picked up by Paris-based Indie Sales, which has helped bring the ... Continue Reading →
Fatima and the Secret Treasure

Visegrad Animation Forum Introduces Feature Film Section

The sixth annual Visegrad Animation Forum in Trebon, Czech Republic (May 1-3) will introduce for the first time a feature film category to its pitch competition, formerly reserved for ... Continue Reading →
Atchoo!

Rai Ragazzi Presents New & Upcoming Slate at Cartoons on the Bay

Rai Ragazzi — the kids’ division of the Italian national broadcaster — has revealed its animation and live-action slate coming soon and in production during Cartoons on ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’, ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Best Animation & VFX BAFTA Competition

The 2018 British Academy Film Awards were presented Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous). Continuing its award-season streak, Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco,’ ‘Vincent,’ ‘Zucchini’ Get BAFTA Noms

The British Film Academy announced the nominees for this year’s BAFTA Awards this morning. The three titles competing for the Best Animated BATFA are: • Coco (Lee Unkrich, Darla ... Continue Reading →
The Red Turtle

New NYC Festival Offers Best in French Animation

A new French Animation festival is coming to New York City. Hosted by New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise, Animation First will be held Feb. 2-4 and will feature 12 ... Continue Reading →
My Life as a Zucchini

‘Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ Top 1st Annual Emile Awards

The inaugural European Animation Awards were held Friday in Lille, France, with more than 1,000 people in attendance to toast the finest work on the continent. Out of the 16 categories, ... Continue Reading →
Ethel & Ernest

Nominees Revealed for Inaugural European Animation Awards

The short film, TV and feature film nominees for the first-ever European Animation Awards — dubbed the “Emiles” — have been revealed, displaying the variety of stories ... Continue Reading →