Mickey Mouse is ready for his major comeback. On Friday, June 28 at 8:30 p.m.,...
Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
An artistic mouse and a musically talented bear form a special bond in the charming new French animated feature Ernest and Celestine. Mentioning Didier Brunner’s name in international animation circles often evokes a mixture of awe and admiration. The talented and prolific French producer and his Paris-based studio Les Armateurs [...]
Portland’s stop-motion studio LAIKA has announced that it will produce a stop-motion animated movie based on a children’s book by Philip Reeve titled Goblins. The pic will be directed by Mark Gustafson, the animation helmer for Fantastic Mr. Fox. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming book is set in [...]
Guillermo del Toro and The Jim Henson Co. have agreed to proceed with the director’s long-planned stop-motion animated feature version of Pinocchio. According to Variety, Pathe has signed on to develop and produce the project, which will be made in stereoscopic 3D and is set to begin production later this [...]