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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 →
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Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Quad’s Animated ‘Ballerina’ Ready to Move

French producers Nicolas Duval, Yann Zenou and Laurent Zeitoun (Quad Films) have announced their next project, a 3D animated feature called Ballerina. Quad is the shingle behind recent ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Nixes MIFA, Launches Harmony Tour

Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” ... Continue Reading →