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2018 Annecy Animation Festival Reveals Short Film Selections

Organizers of the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 11-16) have announced the first batch of selections, comprising 130 short films. This year’s edition received ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Top 20: The Next Big Euro Animation Wave

Last week, over 900 international animation producers, directors, distributors, sales agents from 41 different countries gathered in Bordeaux for the 20th edition of the annual Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie: The Buzz in Bordeaux

European feature artists, producers and directors have a great cure for the winter blues. This week, many of them are descending on the beautiful city of Bordeaux to attend the annual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zucchini’ Harvests Two César Awards

France’s biggest national cinema celebration, the César Awards, took place Friday night in Paris. While Paul Verhoeven’s awards season darling Elle took the coveted Best Film prize ... Continue Reading →
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TV Broadcast of ‘Persepolis’ Divides Tunisians

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Satrapi Delivers Tasty ‘Chicken With Plums’ in Venice

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 ... Continue Reading →