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French company Studiocanal has joined forces with Les Armateurs to produce the upcoming animated feature French Riviera, reports Variety. Based on a story by graphic artist Richard Zielenkiewicz (aka Monsieur Z), the film also showcases a script by Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow (Toy Story). The action-adventure pic, which mixes [...]
U.K.’s Puffin line (Penguin’s Children) has formed a partnership with Ireland’s acclaimed animation studio, Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Skunk Fu, and the upcoming feature Song of the Sea) and Northern Ireland’s children’s media producer Dog Ears (Miss Rosie Red), to co-produce Puffin Rock, a multi-platform brand which will [...]
If you’ve been dying to check out some of the hard-to-see, indie international features vying for the Oscar race this year, you’d better find some time to go to Burbank this week. New York-based indie distributor GKIDS will bring nine of its acclaimed animated features to Los Angeles for special [...]
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 [...]
Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Skunk Fu!) has launched a Kickstarter campaign to secure financing for a new animated series titled Vegtoons. The series is described as an entertaining, educational show that is designed to raise awareness for living more compassionately and to promote a vegetarian [...]
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 animation circles often evokes a mixture of awe and admiration. The talented and prolific French producer and his Paris-based studio Les Armateurs [...]
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 told Animation Magazine that he and director Sylvain Chomet are working on a new prequel to the Oscar-nominated 2004 Triplets of Belleville. The [...]
New York-based indie GKids will release an English-language version of the Oscar-nominated feature A Cat in Paris in select cities on June 1st. Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol, the new translated version of the film will feature the voices of Marcia Gay Harden, Angelica Huston, Matthew Modine and [...]
The organizers of this year’s edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival (June 4-9) have announced that there will be a special focus on Irish animation at the event this year. Among the many shorts and TV highlights are The Depository by Andrew Kavanagh, Butterfly by Glenn Marshall, The Polish [...]