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Film Foundation Presents The Animation Universe

Film buffs and animation fans in the D.C. area will take in a three-day workshop beginning today dedicated to the tooniverse as The Film Foundation’s Story of Movies presents ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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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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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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The World of ‘Ernest & Celestine’

Director Benjamin Renner discusses the making of his beautifully ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Goes Noir

The ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution Deals Make the Scene at Annecy

Deals for animated features have been heating up at the Annecy Film Festival. Among the major announcements made in the trades around or during the festival, which kicked off Monday ... Continue Reading →
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Studiocanal Packs for ‘French Riviera’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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French Studio 2D/3D Launches Oceans e-Game

Angouleme, France-based animation studio 2d3D has created a new customizable video postcard to promote the upcoming social game Oceans, the Game. The game will be released in the spring ... 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 →