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‘Momo’ Gets Theatrical Release

Production I.G’s strange and touching supernatural coming-of-age story A Letter to Momo will finally see a U.S. theatrical release, thanks to GKIDS. The film will initially open ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boy and the World’ Wins Annecy Cristal

Brazillian director Ale Abreu’s dialog-free, richly artistic film Boy and the World took home the top Cristal prize at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival at the awards ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Movie Dossier

The past few years have seen familiar animated faces as well as franchise reboots and original concepts raking in the box office bucks, and the toon features landscape for the next ... Continue Reading →
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Neon Alley Takes on ‘Gargantia’

VIZ Media is adding intergalactic action-drama anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet to its free online streaming platform Neon Alley. Acclaimed studio Production I.G produced the ... Continue Reading →
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Production I.G Announces Details on New Feature

Popular Japanese animation studio Production I.G is working on a new hand-drawn feature film titled Giovanni no Shima (Giovanni’s Island). Anime News Network reports that the ... Continue Reading →
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Spielberg to Produce Microsoft’s ‘Halo’ Series

Steven Spielberg will exec produce a live-action TV series based on the popular video game franchise Halo for Microsoft’s new console Xbox One. The series will include exclusive interactive ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Movie Trailer Arrives

The latest entry in the popular Ghost in The Shell series arrives in Japanese theaters on June 22nd. Titled Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain, the pic is directed by Kise Kazuchika. ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Enter Four Pics in Oscar Race

Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying ... Continue Reading →
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GKids Picks Up French Pic ‘Ernest & Celestine’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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GKids to Release Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’

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 ... Continue Reading →