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Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Awards Prizes

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ended Saturday with an awards ceremony at Cinema Europa. The full list of winners follows: Short Films Grand Prix: Nighthawk ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Calls for 2018 Entries, Sets Dates

The New York International Children’s Film Festival will return to the Big Apple from February 23 to March 18, 2018, at venues throughout the city. Organizers have issued a call for ... Continue Reading →
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Schedule for 1st Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy Revealed

Next month, the first ever Women in Animation World Summit will be held in conjunction with the Annecy International Festival and MIFA. Presented by Women in Animation and Les Femmes ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2017 Highlights, People and Participants

France’s Annecy animation festival (June 12-17) and MIFA market (June 13-16) is just around the corner, and this year’s event highlights are jelling nicely. 2017 will welcome ... Continue Reading →
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300-Plus Films Slated for Animafest Zagreb 2017

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb will return to the Croatian capital from June 5-10 — following myriad introductory events slated for the end ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Tokyo Anime Award Fest: ‘Shadows & Wings,’ ‘Girl without Hands’ Win Grand Prizes

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017, celebrating fresh voices in animated filmmaking worldwide, held its awards ceremony last week in Toshima Center Square, naming Grand Prize and Award ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →