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Cartoon Saloon also receives the award for best animated short with ‘Somewhere Down The Line,’ written and directed by Julien Regnard.
Private U.K. equity firm HgCapital to assume majority ownership from The Carlyle Group in a deal valued at $312 million.
2D-animated diploma film by Gwenn Germain uses Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki, designer and concept artist Syd Mead, and French comic illustrator Jean “Mœbius” Giraud as influences.
Chief creative officer John Lasseter hosts a detailed two-hour presentation on the upcoming slate of Disney/Pixar animated films at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
The final trailer for Aardman’s ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ arrives along with a trove of new clips and character featurettes.
Award-winning preschool series co-produced by Vivement Lundi! and Gaumont Animation begins broadcasting on Canal+ Family.
Russian animation studio‘s newest projects to be released in Baltic States, Spain, Middle East, South Korea and Pakistan.
Four new animated IDs directed by Daniel Boyle and Alex Robinson are a mix of CG and hand-drawn 2D techniques.
Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film set to occupy Zrinjevac with outdoor screenings of ‘Approved for Adoption’ and ‘Azur & Asmar.’
Rebuilt from the ground up, The Foundry’s KATANA 2 becomes the powerful core of an advanced but flexible pipeline.
British animator and filmmaker completed the BAFTA-winning 14-minute adaptation of H.R. Millar’s 1927 book, 'Dreamland Express,' in 1982.
With Hollywood voice talent to be announced at AFM, the third installment in the CG-animated Russian film franchise is set to roll out worldwide in 2016.
New four-part animation based on the beloved book by Richard Adams to air on BBC1 sometime next year.
Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Rosario Dawson and Sylvester Stallone join voice cast of Rainmaker and Blockade’s ‘Ratchet & Clank’; CG-animated feature based on the iconic PlayStation video game franchise set to screen at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Rainbow sends the brand new ‘Winx Club’ movie, ‘The Mystery of the Abyss,’ into theaters across Finland.
French studio and distributor StudioCanal once again teams up with British animation studio Aardman and four-time Oscar-winner Nick Park on a new feature project set for release in 2018.
Nine feature film projects, 13 series, three game/app projects and 13 transmedia projects were presented at APD 2015, with a new co-production agreement signed with Jan Bonath and Mark Mertens for ‘Marnie’s World.’
Rounding off four days of speakers and presentations, the 20th Anniversary edition of the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia concludes with a special screening of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ with Marvel VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend in attendance.
France’s ‘Le sense du toucher’ (The Sense of Touch), directed by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, takes home the festival’s Grand Prix prize, while Daisy Jacob’s ‘The Bigger Picture’ (U.K.) receives the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film.
Animated Com Award is awarded to France’s Arnaud & Jérôme for the trailer for the World Championship of Free2Play Games, ‘League of Legends: Warriors,' produced at Passion Paris.
Spain’s ‘Cleo’ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón wins the Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series at the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film; ‘Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt’ by Jan Berger wins the award for best German Animation Screenplay.