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‘La Chute,’ ‘Magnificent Cake’ Among Winners at Annecy

An eclectic group of animated shorts and features received special prizes at the 2018 Annecy Animation Festival today. Boris Labbé’s La Chute, Lucia Bulgerhoni’s Inanimate, Steve ... Continue Reading →
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Vivement Lundi! Toasts 20 Years at Cannes and Annecy

Brittany-based French prodco Vivement Lundi! is jazzing up its 20th anniversary celebrations with a strong showing of its recent projects coming to two of the most prestigious film ... Continue Reading →
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Belgian Short ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Takes Slice of Cannes Directors Fortnight

Six years after the debut of their multi-award-winning film Oh Willy…, Belgian animation directors Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels have a new, mid-length stop-motion marvel to ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces 2018 TV & Commissioned Selections

Following the announcements of the short film competition selections, organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film have revealed that 23 TV projects and 31 Commissioned ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay 2017 Pulcinella Award Winners

Annual Italian animation confab Cartoons on the Bay wrapped up over the weekend with the Pucinella Awards gala. The ceremony capped three days of screenings, master classes, and networking, ... Continue Reading →
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Tokyo Anime Award Fest: ‘Shadows & Wings,’ ‘Girl without Hands’ Win Grand Prizes

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017, celebrating fresh voices in animated filmmaking worldwide, held its awards ceremony last week in Toshima Center Square, naming Grand Prize and Award ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster and Trailer for Oscar Shortlisted ‘Under Your Fingers’

Vivement Lundi! and co-production partner Novanima Productions have released a new poster and trailer for Under Your Fingers — a moving and beautiful 2D animated film which took ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the initial 69 qualifying films to a list of 10 animated shorts that will progress in the voting process for the 89th ... Continue Reading →
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Vivement Lundi! Wins UniFrance Export Prize

UniFrance unveiled the winner of its second annual Export Prize during the Annecy festival last week, with the honor going to Brittany-based Vivement Lundi! The award is sponsored by ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Picks Up Vivement Lundi’s ‘Horn Quartet’

Superights has signed on to handle distribution of Vivement Lundi!’s The Horn Quartet, which was pitched by the French studio at Cartoon Forum last September. The half-hour special ... Continue Reading →