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 →
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10 Questions for Eric Beckman, Co-Founder & President of GKIDS

It has been a whirlwind year for Eric Beckman and his team at indie distribution co. GKIDS. Not only does he have numerous hot titles on his plate for this year’s competitive ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

GKIDS to Release Spanish ‘Psychonauts’ Retitled ‘Birdboy’

Premiere indie animation distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights for the Spanish animated feature Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados), also ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Dreams Sets 2016 Program

The 18th edition of Animated Dreams, taking place Nov. 16-20 in Estonia’s fairytale capital Tallinn, has finished narrowing down its 500-plus submissions to 66 films which will ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation Fest Highlights Revealed

Set for October 20-23 in Vancouver, the Spark Animation Festival will be showcasing an international selection of screenings at the Vancity Theatre and Scotiabank Theatre. The event ... Continue Reading →
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Fantasia Fest Offers Diverse Animation Line-Up

Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and the 2016 animated film programing is definitely something to raise a toast to! The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Animation Fest Reveals Features Line-Up

The Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s leading animation fest — has announced the Official Selection for its 2016 Animated Feature Competition. ... Continue Reading →