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The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year has set an all-time record by receiving over 2,200 film submissions for its nine festival competitions. Selected films will [...]
Preschool television channel Sprout will offer the U.S. premiere of The Gruffalo’s Child on December 22nd. Based on the classic children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the new CG-animated special is directed by Uwe Heidschoetter and Johannes Weiland. A sequel to the Oscar-nominated The [...]
Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short The Gruffalo. NCircle will be releasing the animated special on DVD August 14, 2012. Based on the companion book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by [...]
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 Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16. According to event organizer, 250 buyers and 700 participants will be attending the program, which allows animation producers [...]
The dog days of summer may be ruling on TV, but there are plenty of new, exciting toons debuting on DVD and Blu-ray this week. First up, Bill Plympton’s wonderful movie Idiots & Angels (Passion River, $19.99), which was completed in 2008, but had its limited release in 2010 and [...]
Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered for the event, including 230 buyers. The show will let European animation professionals preview 66 animated series in progress for TV [...]
The German co-directors of the acclaimed special The Gruffalo discuss how they adapted the popular children’s book for the small screen. A fearsome monster is outwitted by a clever little mouse in The Gruffalo, one of the five animated shorts nominated for the Oscar this year. The charming CG-animated special, [...]
This month, we catch up with the talanted team of Jakob Schuh and Max Lang who co-directed the acclaimed Studio Soi/BBC animated special The Gruffalo, which as received numerous awards and has been one of the 10 short-listed titles in the Oscar race (in the Best Animated Short category). You [...]
The acclaimed animated half-hour special The Gruffalo will make its U.S. debut on ABC Family on Thursday, December 9, at 7 p.m. as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas programming event. Based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best selling children’s picture book, The Gruffalo features an [...]