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Must-See Toons for Halloween

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Once you’ve made the rounds, sweated through your greasepaint, racked up way too big of a tab on pumpkin flavored microbrews ... Continue Reading →
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‘Giovanni’s Island’ Gets Oscar Qualifying Run

Production I.G, the Japanese studio behind A Letter to Momo, has announced it will present an Academy Award-qualifying screening of its latest 2D animated feature, Giovanni’s ... Continue Reading →
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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 →