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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 21 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards to be held February 24, 2013. The nominees will be announced January 10, 2013. While some have not yet had their [...]
On Sunday, the inaugural World Animation Feature Films and VFX Summit was launched in grand style at the Marina del Rey California Yacht Club. During a special opening night cocktail party, sponsored by Disney Studios, Animation Magazine president and event organizer Jean Thoren awarded Joan Vogelesang, president and CEO of [...]
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 runs in November for: – From Up on Poppy Hill (directed by Goro Miyazaki) (Japan) – Le Tableau (directed by Jean-François Laguionie) (France) [...]
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 series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
The 2D animated feature Day of the Crows (Le Jour des Corneilles) will screen at the 2012 edition of the Spanish San Sebastian Film Festival in the New Directors sidebar. Based on the novel of the same title by Jean-Francois Beauchemin, the film is directed by Jean-Christophe Dessaint and was also [...]
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 the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
Indie U.S. distributor GKids has picked up rights to the French animated features The Rabbi’s Cat and Zarafa, according to Variety. The announcements come on the eve of the Annecy Animation Film Festival and at the end of the debut, limited-release weekend for the Oscar-nominated feature A Cat in Paris. [...]
Here are the “Ten Reasons We Loved 2011!”, written by the editors of Animation Magazine and illustrated by Mike Fisher.
The organizers of the prestigious Annecy Festival of Animation unveiled the list of the features competing in the 2011 edition of the event (June 6-11) earlier today. The nine nominated movies are: Ferrnando Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s Chico and Rita (Spain) Keiichi Hara’s Colorful (Japan) Esben Toft Jacobsen’s Den Kaempestore [...]