Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’
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Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
‘Pokémon The Series: XY’ to air in Nickelodeon’s boys’ action block, with the 19th season premiering in 2016.
Investment firm Fintech Global to build a new 187,000-sq.-meter resort at Lake Miyazawa at a cost of $4.9 million.
The second feature from ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi begins its U.S. theatrical run in New York and Los Angeles on May 22.
Newest animated adaptation of ‘Astro Boy’ is a co-production between Paris-based Caribara Production, Monaco's Shibuya Productions and Japan's Tezuka Productions.
Animal Logic Entertainment partners with Japan’s Tezuka Productions to develop a live-action sci-fi superhero feature based on the iconic 'Astro Boy' comic book franchise.
9 Story Media Group licenses 26 new episodes of animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney territories including Asia, the U.S., the U.K., CEEMA, India, Japan and Latin America.
Gruppo Alcuni announces a new deal for ‘Pet Pals in Windland’ with the International Production Associates.
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is reportedly in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal valuing the company at $3.4 billion.
The deadline for submissions to the Japan Image Council’s “Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2015” program is September 10, 2014.
Austin-based production company Rooster Teeth sells its anime-styled CG-animated web-series ‘RWBY’ to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for distribution in Japan.
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
First announced at WonderCon in April, the new episode, “Food Chain,” airs Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m.
Frozen opens in Japan at the top of the box-office chart with the biggest-ever weekend debut for an animated Disney movie in that market.
Toon Boom Animation signs of a distribution agreement with HeARTBIT Digital Creation for the distribution and localization of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony in Japan.
The film will be shown with "fourth dimension" effects, including tilting seats, blowing wind and fog and odor effects, via technology that is expected to come to the U.S. later this year.
Iloura uses VFX to help recreate a war-torn Japan during World War II for Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment’s “Emperor.”
To mark the one-year anniversary of the Japan relief efforts, Artists Help Japan is offering an exciting opportunity to buy rare memorabilia and original artwork from the animation industry's top talent.
Entertainment label Maiden Japan has announced the license of the action comedy series Polyphonica Crimson S.