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10 Animated Features to Compete at Annecy 2017

Full program for the 2017 edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, running June 12-17, now available online.

‘Big Fish & Begonia’ by Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang (China).

Organizers of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival have announced that the official feature selections for the 2017 edition of the festival, running June 12-17 in Annecy, France.

This year, Festival received 2,850 films, setting a new record. Ten features have been selected to compete, while an additional 13 features will screen out of competition. The full list of films is shown below:

Feature films in competition at Annecy 2017:

  • Animal Crackers by Tony Bancroft and C Scott Sava (USA)
  • A Silent Voice by Nako Yamada (Japan)
  • Big Fish & Begonia by Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang (China)
  • In This Corner of the World by Sunao Katabushi (Japan)
  • Ethel and Ernest by Roger Mainwood (United Kingdom)
  • Have a Nice Day by Jian Liu (China)
  • Lu Over the Wall by Massaki Yuasa (Japan)
  • Loving Vincent by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (Poland, United Kingdom)
  • Tehran Taboo by Ali Soozandeh (Austria, Germany)
  • Zombillenium by Arthur de Pins (France)

Feature films out of competition at Annecy 2017:

  • 1917 – The Real October by Katrin Rothe (Germany)
  • Ancien and the Magic Tablet by Kunihiko Yuyama and Kenji Kamiyana (Japan)
  • Ana y Bruno by Carlos Carrera (Mexico)
  • Deep by Julio Soto (Spain)
  • In the Forest of Huckybicky by Rasmus A. Sivertsen (Norway)
  • I’ll Just Live in Bando by Yong Sun Lee (South Korea)
  • Lost in the Moonlight by Hyun-Joo Kim (South Korea)
  • Little Heroes by Juan Pablo Buscarini (Venezuela)
  • Richard the Stork by Reza Memari and Toby Genkel (Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway)
  • Rudolph the Black Cat by Kunihiko Yuyama & Motonori Sakakibara (Japan)
  • Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas by Enrique Gato Borregan and David Alonso (Spain)
  • Tea Pets by Gary Wang (China)
  • The Man Who Knew 75 Languages by Anne Magnussen and Pawel Debski (Norway)

The selection of shorts, TV series & specials, commissioned and graduation films was announced in March, and can be found, along with the full program, on the Festival website.

Source: Annecy International Animation Film Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.