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‘Flee’ Takes AIF 2021 Grand Prize

Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s ‘touching and innovative’ film shares the personal history of an Afghan refugee; ‘Belle’ awarded special jury prize, with the audience award going to ‘The Crossing.’

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Animation Is Film Reveals Competition Line-Up

AIF returns October 22-24 with 12 features in competition, 20 programs overall with shorts, premieres, and Q&As; ‘Studio on the Big Screen’ program features Pixar’s ‘Luca,’ Netflix’s ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines,’ and ‘Vivo,’ and other films that didn't receive a theatrical release.

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Animation Is Film Returning to Hollywood October 22-24

AIF is back this Fall as a hybrid on-site / virtual festival after 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic; produced by GKIDS in partnership with the Annecy Festival, event embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form.

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Animation is Film Festival 2019 Announces Lineup and Jury

Running October 18-20, the festival will showcase 10 new animated features and special presentations, including ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Ne Zha,’ ‘White Snake’ and ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane.’

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TEASER: GKIDS Sets Theatrical Dates in LA & NY for Denis Do’s ‘Funan’

Annecy Cristal winner to screen in New York on June 7 at the IFC Center and in Los Angeles on June 14 at the Laemmle Glendale.

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GKIDS Bringing Animation Is Film Festival to Beijing

Special animation section at the 2019 Beijing Int’l Film Festival is largest slate of international animated feature films to be shown in China.

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TRAILER: GKIDS, Fathom Set Theatrical Dates for Madhouse Feature ‘Okko’s Inn’

New feature from Studio Ghibli veteran Kitarō Kōsaka and famed anime studio Madhouse to screen theatrically in both its original Japanese language and a new English-dubbed version on April 22 & 23.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Denis Do’s ‘Funan’

Winner of the top prizes at last year’s Annecy and the Animation Is Film festivals, filmmaker Denis Do’s emotionally searing debut set in Cambodia slated for theatrical release later this spring.

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CLIPS: Studio Ponoc’s Short Film Anthology ‘Modest Heroes’ Now in Theaters!

Animated anthology from Studio Ponoc follows the studio’s critically acclaimed 2017 release, ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower.’

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‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Chosen to Create BIAF 2019 Poster and Trailer

Bucheon International Animation Festival selects Annecy 2018 Cristal-winner and Gobelins graduate to produce signature materials for upcoming 2019 edition. 

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CLIP: Studio Ponoc’s Short Film Anthology ‘Modest Heroes’ in Theaters January 10 & 12

Animated anthology from Studio Ponoc follows the studio’s critically acclaimed 2017 release, ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower.’

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Anime Feature ‘I want to eat your pancreas’ Headed to U.S. Cinemas February 7 & 10

Aniplex of America and Fathom Events partner to bring lauded coming-of-age tale to select big screens nationwide for special two-night event.

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TRAILER: GKIDS Sets Theatrical Dates for Studio Ponoc Short Film Anthology ‘Modest Heroes’

Studio Ponoc’s animated anthology comes to more than 500 U.S. cinemas in the original Japanese and English-dubbed versions on January 10 & 12.

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Denis Do’s ‘Funan’ Wins Grand Prize, Audience Award at Second ANIMATION IS FILM Festival

Director Salvador Simó’s ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’ receives special jury prize.

GKIDS Headline News

Studio Ponoc Short Film Anthology, ‘Modest Heroes,’ Headed to North America

GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Modest Heroes: Studio Ponoc Short Theatre, Volume 1’; theatrical release set for January 2019.

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Festival Pass to ANIMATION IS FILM!

Second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will present a selection of new animated features from Asia, Europe, South America and North America.

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Japan in the Spotlight at Second Annual ANIMATION IS FILM Festival

Studio Ponoc to debut new short film compilation, ‘Modest Heroes,’ from directors Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita and Hiromasa Yonebayashi.

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‘Ruben Brandt, Collector,’ ‘Seder-Masochism’ Among 11 Features to Compete at ANIMATION IS FILM

Initial feature competition lineup and jury announced for second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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