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Oscar Nominees’ Animated Reactions! (UPDATING)

Following this morning's announcement of the nominees for the 95th Academy Awards, the filmmakers behind this year's Oscar-nominated animated features and shorts are sharing...

Coming Soon! 20 Movies to Track in 2023

***This feature originally appeared in the December '22 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 325)*** Interest in animated feature projects continues to grow, so it’s never...

DNEG Animation Shows Off Busy Slate at Annecy, Dissolves Sports Ventures Acquisition Agreement

DNEG Animation was excited to give a 'proper hello' to the animation world at this week's 2022 Annecy Festival. Previously considered a start-up housed within...

First Look: Netflix Rescues ‘Nimona’, Starring Chloë Grace Moretz

Fantasy comics fanatics, rejoice! Netflix dropped the gauntlet today, declaring that an animated feature adaptation of Nimona is going ahead! The film is being...

News Bytes: First Look at ‘Spirited Away’ on Stage, ‘Flee’ Animated Q&A,Disney+ Adds Ad Support & More

For the first time, Disney's direct-to-consumer streaming service Disney+ will expand its offerings with the addition of an ad-supported subscription option, launching in the...

News Bytes: Cyber Group Acquires Graphilm, ‘Flee’ on Hulu, Aardman Goes Wild in Art & More

Cyber Group Studios has acquired a majority stake in the award-winning Italian animation studio Graphilm Entertainment. The acquisition will increase CGS’s creative and production...

Award Season Frontrunner ‘Flee’ Launches on The Animation Showcase

Sundance- and Annecy Cristal-winning animated documentary Flee is now accessible to watch worldwide on The Animation Showcase, the industry-only streaming platform, along with most of...

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ to Premiere at MIP; Project Pitches & Diversify Nominees Announced

Global entertainment content market MIPCOM (October 11-14, Cannes) has added the International Premiere Screening of new animated kids’ series Star Trek: Prodigy to its...

Manchester Animation Fest Unveils Hybrid Program, New Feature Competition

Manchester Animation Festival (MAF), the U.K.'s largest animation festival, has today revealed its program for 2021. Returning for its seventh year as a hybrid...

Award-Winning AniDoc ‘Flee’ Arrives in Theaters December 3

Jonas Poher Rasmussen's acclaimed animated retelling of one Afghani refugee's story will unfurl for a wider audience late this fall, when NEON brings Flee...

‘Weathering With You’ Breezes Back to Theaters This Month

Tickets are on sale now for Weathering With You, the critically acclaimed feature from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, creators of the...

Sundance, Annecy Winner ‘Flee’ Gets Official Trailer & Poster Reveal

NEON film releasing has unveiled the official trailer and poster art for Flee, the acclaimed animated feature by Danish director Jonas Poher Rasmussen which...

Unchained Memories: Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s ‘Flee’ Animates a Turbulent Refugee Tale

***This article originally appeared in the June-July '21 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 311)*** When Danish filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen was a teenager, he befriended...

Pre Oscars Recap: Animation & VFX Contenders

The 93rd Oscars will be held this Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, broadcast on ABC from L.A.’s Union...

GKIDS, Fathom Events Bring Quartet of Anime Hits Back to Theaters

Calling "do-overs" on a year of cinema restrictions, GKIDS has again partnered with Fathom Events to bring a series of fan-favorite animated features from...

14 Movies to Track at Cartoon Movie 2021

One of the most exciting aspects of France’s Cartoon Movie pitching and co-pro event (cartoon-media.eu), which takes place online March 9-11 this year, is...

Neon Picks Up NorAm Rights to Refugee Story ‘Flee’

The Sundance Film Festival world premiere of Jonas Poher Rasmussen's Flee has proved profitable, with distributor Neon picking up North American rights in a...

Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Board Animated Doc ‘Flee’

Ahead of its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival this week, Jonas Poher Rasmussen's animated documentary Flee has brought on Emmy winner Riz Ahmed...

New Home Release Trailers Debut for ‘Weathering With You’

A refreshing shower of animated entertainment will be falling next month, when GKIDS and Shout! Factory release anime hit Weathering With You on Blu-ray...

GKIDS, Shout! Forecast ‘Weathering With You’ Collector’s Edition for Nov. 17

Makoto Shinkai’s magnificent new animated film Weathering With You will be getting the ultimate Collector’s Edition treatment this fall, after receiving glowing reviews from...
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