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Sylvain Chomet Moving Forward on ‘Thousand Miles’

Acclaimed French director Sylvain Chomet (The Illusionist, The Triplets of Belleville) has revealed he is pursuing the feature project The Thousand Miles with London studio Th1ng, Variety ... Continue Reading →
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Five Things You Have to Do at Annecy This Year

If you’re one of the fortune people who will be attending this year’s awesome Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market this month, you will realize this fact ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Showcases Robust Euro Slate

Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced for Cartoon D’Or Short Prize

The European Association of Animation Film, Cartoon, has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the ... Continue Reading →
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Art of the Matter

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Chomet Working on New ‘Triplets of Belleville’ Prequel

Didier Brunner, the prolific French animation producer behind films such as Kirikou and the Savage Beast, The Secret of Kells and this year’s much-anticipated Ernest and Celestine ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light ... Continue Reading →
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Quad’s Animated ‘Ballerina’ Ready to Move

French producers Nicolas Duval, Yann Zenou and Laurent Zeitoun (Quad Films) have announced their next project, a 3D animated feature called Ballerina. Quad is the shingle behind recent ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’s’ Roger Allers Joins Animated ‘Prophet’

Roger Allers, who co-directed Disney’s smash hit The Lion King and Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season, has signed on to an animated adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →