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Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Long Way North’ Opens Sept. 30

Shout! Factory Films is opening an exciting animated adventure in New York, Los Angeles and select U.S. cinemas this weekend as Long Way North arrives September 30. For a tantalizing ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Sets U.S. Release for ‘Long Way North’

Shout! Factory Films will be bringing Annecy Audience Award-winning animated feature Long Way North to theaters on September 30. The film, which also won the Grand Prize and Governor ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Sets U.S. Release for ‘Long Way North’

Shout! Factory Films will be bringing Annecy Audience Award-winning animated feature Long Way North to theaters on September 30. The film, which also won the Grand Prize and Governor ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Tributes 2016 Nominees Announced

Cartoon Movie, the European pitching and co-production event for animated features, has announced the finalists in the running for Cartoon Tributes at the 2016 edition. The awards honor ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS and Cinedigm Launch New Animation Label

Indie New York-based distributor GKIDS and Cinedigm have launched a new multi-platform animation label. GKIDS will continue to distribute the films theatrically while Cinedigm will ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Sets NY, LA Dates for ‘Painting’

GKIDS, distributor of high profile animated films for adult and family audiences, has announced key U.S. release dates for French animator Jean-Francois Laguionie’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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Top Animated Pics to Screen at L.A. Children’s Fest.

GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the ... Continue Reading →
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N.Y. Intl. Children’s Fest. Unveils Stellar Lineup

The organizers of this year’s New York International Children’s Festival have unveiled an A-list line-up of acclaimed animated features from all over the world scheduled to screen ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Films Have a Good Year in France

French animated features such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa and The Painting (Le Tableau) are playing a big role in the year-end awards scene in the U.S., thanks to maverick indie distributor ... Continue Reading →