Special Event: Annecy
This year at Annecy’s MIFA animation marketplace, the conversation about Chinese animation was anything but the same old story.
Nicole van Goethem’s 1985 Cristal and 1987 Oscar-winning short stands out in Annecy 2015 homage to female animators.
The animated prequel to Shunji Iwai’s 2004 live action film shows us the imperfect origin to a great friendship.
The new animated feature written and directed by ‘The Lion King’s Roger Allers, which includes work from nine of the biggest names in animation, wows the opening night audience at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival and International Animation Film Market wraps in France with a slew of deals and new partnerships.
Tributes created for Annecy 2015 recognize female animation pioneers Mary Blair, Alison De Vere, Evelyn Lambert, Claire Parker and Charlotte Reiniger.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
New original series from Daniel Chong -- the latest to come out of Cartoon Network’s short form animation program -- to receive exclusive screening at Annecy; Network returns to festival to seek next generation of talent.
GKIDS acquires North American rights for latest feature from Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol, the Oscar-nominated writers and directors of ‘A Cat in Paris.’
Women In Animation co-presidents Marge Dean and Kristy Scanlan present findings and host a panel discussion with advisory board members Bonnie Arnold, Margie Cohn, Lenora Hume and Adina Pitt on the state of women in animation.
Further fortifying its footprint within France and abroad, French animation studio Mikros plans to hire 400 animators for its Paris, Belgium and Montreal studios.
Day-and-date release of animated film anthology of five of Edgar Allen Poe’s best-known stories directed by Raúl García set for October 30.
Stop motion animated TV special created by Agnès Lecreux and Jean-François Le Corre, ‘Dimitri in Ubuyu,’ to screen in competition at Annecy 2015; new characters created for season two to be unveiled at MIFA.
Annecy Animation Festival to showcase Vancouver’s 30-year legacy of quality, creativity and innovation in animation production with Atomic Cartoons, DHX Media, Bardel Entertainment, Comic Animations and Sony Pictures Animation.
Program of Spanish animated cinema, ‘From Doodles to Pixels: More than one hundred years of Spanish animation,’ will premiere at the 55th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
The NFB and animator Claude Cloutier lift the hood on his compelling new “Anti-CARS” animated short film.
30th Anniversary edition of the annual European marketplace to feature keynote sessions from Illumination Entertainment’s Chris Melendandri and director Genndy Tartakovsky.
CAKE, Titmouse AND C3 Entertainment bringing ‘The Three Stooges’ animation back to the international market with pilot episode directed by Christy Karacas; additional directors to be announced.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival gives ladies top billing in 2015, with great support by WIA on all levels of participation.
Directed by longtime Pixar artist Sanjay Patel, short film is set to play ahead of Pete Sohn’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ on November 25.
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.
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.