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Annecy 2015 Headline News

Annecy Festival Unveils 2015 Feature Selections

Eight feature films are selected to screen in competition at Annecy 2015, including three films from France, two from Japan, a French-Dutch co-production, and films from Spain and Columbia.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

‘The Prophet’ to Open Annecy 2015

Including work from nine of the biggest names in animation, The Prophet,’ directed by Roger Allers, is set to premiere as the opening film at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

Fettle Animation’s ‘Children of the Holocaust’ Headed to Annecy

BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is shortlisted for the 2015 Annecy International Animation Festival in France in June.

Festivals Headline News

Annecy Unveils 2015 Short Film, TV Selections

Fifty-three short films have been selected to screen at Annecy 2015 -- with 30 percent of them made by women -- including 10 films competing in the Off-Limits category and 33 out of competition.

MIFA 2015 Headline News

MIFA 2015 Issues Call for Projects

The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2015 pitch sessions. 

annecy Headline News

Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World,’ Takes Cristal at Annecy

Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. 

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Annecy Film Market Records Stellar Year

The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Alums Launch Monkey’s Uncle

Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.

Toon Boom Animation Headline News

Toon Boom Announces Harmony 11 at MIFA 2014

Toon Boom Animation announces the release of Harmony Version 11, which offers the best of vector and bitmap worlds at the drawing stage and brings warped drawings to the next level while delivering significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.

Jetpack Distribution Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Blasts off at Annecy

A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.

annecy Headline News

Cyber Group Acquires Les Armateurs' ‘The Long, Long Holiday’

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World’ at Annecy

Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.

Technology Headline News

The Foundry to Showcase FLIX at Annecy

The Foundry hosts two sessions at MIFA 2014 to show how web-based visual story development tool FLIX is being used in production at major animation studios around the world, including DreamWorks and Sony Pictures Animation.

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