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Report from Stuttgart: From Bombay Roses to Slide Guitars, Works in Progress Showcased

While the Animation Production Day presented 44 new projects to potential partners over two days, the ITFS offered a unique insight into four new feature-length projects at the stages ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Announces 2017 Tribute Nominees

Organizers of Cartoon Movie — Europe’s premiere animated feature pitching and co-production event — have revealed the finalists for the 2017 Cartoon Tributes honors. ... Continue Reading →
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Backup Films Joins Ari Folman’s ‘Anne Frank’ Film

Paris-based financier/co-production company Backup Films has taken on historical-fiction animated feature Where Is Anne Frank from award-winning director of The Congress and Waltz with ... Continue Reading →
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Drawing the Battle Lines

Animated documentary 25 April recreates the stories of those who fought the iconic WWI battle that proved definitive for New Zealand and Australia. Last year was the centennial of the ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Unveils New ‘Congress’ Clip

StudioCanal has released a new clip for Ari Folman’s hybrid feature The Congress, titled “Entering the Animation Zone.” The latest from the acclaimed director of Waltz ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Previews Folman’s ‘The Congress’

A new trailer is offering a tantalizing look at Ari Folman’s new hybrid feature film The Congress. The film, which played at this year’s Cannes, stars Robin Wright as herself ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Reveals Tribute 2014 Finalists

European pitch event Cartoon Movie, which this year takes place March 5-7 in Lyon, France, has named the finalists for its Cartoon Tribute 2014, which celebrate outstanding contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Wins Top Euro Prize

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s acclaimed animation/hybrid feature The Congress picked up the Best Animated Feature prize at this weekend’s European Film Awards. Accepting ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Lands U.S. Distributor

Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have co-acquired North American rights to Ari Folman’s much-anticipated The Congress, starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm and Paul ... Continue Reading →