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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 and runs through Saturday in France, are: Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie, an adaptation of the international hit [...]
The independently run branch of the Venice Film Festival known as Venice Days will open on August 30 with the long-awaited 2D animated feature, Pinocchio, directed by Italy’s Enzo D’Alo (The Blue Arrow, Lucky and Zorba), Variety reports. Venice Days will close September 8. The film which has been many [...]
Marjane Satrapi’s Oscar-nominated 2007 animated feature Persepolis has been the center of a political storm in Tunisia this past week. After Muslim fundamentalists attacked the TV station that had broadcast the movie, which is based on Satrapi’s graphic novel about growing up during the Islamic revolution in Iran, Tunisians seem [...]
It makes sense that an animated movie set in Venice would get a special prize at the Venice Film Festival, right? As it turns out, Gruppo Alcuni’s Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code was awarded the special Kineo Prize Diamanti al Cinema honor on Sunday (Sept. 4). The 3-D CG-animated spin-off [...]
Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s Chicken with Plums, the live-action follow-up to their Oscar-nominated animated feature Persepolis (2007) made a big splash at the Venice Film Festival last week. Based on Satrapi’s graphic novel, the $15.8 million-budgeted feature (11 million euros), the Celluloid Dreams project is set in Tehran in [...]