Inaugural edition takes place October 20-22, 2017 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters, Hollywood; tickets on sale and full slate to be announced September 20.
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China was in the spotlight this year at Annecy 2017, and their presence was very evident with 9 special programs and a film in the Feature Film Competition. Most people in the West know very little about the rich history of Chinese animation so this was a wonderful opportunity to fill this void.
Sweden’s ‘The Burden’ directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr wins Cristal Award for a Short Film; Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ receives Cristal for a Feature Film.
Junior Jury Award for a Short Film given to director Cloud Yang’s ‘Valley of White Birds’ produced at Wolf Smoke Animation Studio in China.
Two new CG-animated series -- ‘Improbable Pirate Adventures’ and ‘Time Travelling Caveman Scientist’ -- to be produced at Montreal-based 3D and VFX studio using the Unreal 4 game engine.
Special print edition distributed at Annecy 2017 celebrates a year’s worth of creative excellence since industry professionals last gathered in France at the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to the art of animation.
The delegation of 15 producers from Animation UK is attending Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2017 as a collective group for the first time, to fly the flag for British animation with support from the UK Department for International Trade.
Walt Disney Feature Animation veteran to present his latest short, ‘Dear Basketball,’ a collaboration with basketball star Kobe Bryant and Oscar-winning composer John Williams.
New CG-animated short from the director of ‘Samurai Jack’ and the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ franchise to play in theaters ahead of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Emoji Movie.’
Animated Feature directed by Arthur de Pins and Alexis Ducord from the French overseas province Island of Réunion also selected to screen in competition at Annecy 2017.
A raft of animated features, documentaries and short films from Norway are set to screen both in and out of competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Feature adaptation of the debut manga series from ‘Knights of Sidonia’ creator Tsutomu Nihei officially selected to screen at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Full program for the 2017 edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, running June 12-17, now available online.
Pixar set to unveil its latest creations in Annecy, including a screening of the studio’s new film ‘Cars 3’ and its accompanying short, ‘Lou,’ alongside a sneak preview of footage from director Lee Unkrich’s ‘Coco.’
Netflix’s Emmy-winning ‘BoJack Horseman’ episode, ‘Fish Out of Water,’ U.K. series ‘Lilly’s Driftwood Bay,’ and Ireland’s ‘Puffin Rock’ among official selections at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Eighty-seven shorts and 49 graduation films selected to compete at the 2017 edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Festival’s official poster designed by French artists and illustrators Kevin Manach and Ugo Bienvenu employs a contemporary experimental style that’s reminiscent of comic books from the 1940s and 50s.
Tribute to Chinese animation to include a retrospective screening of ‘Princess Iron Fan’ by brothers Laiming and Guchan Wan, three programs of historical short films, a retrospective of Sun Xun, a program of short films from contemporary artists, a retrospective of the work of Xu An and Xi Chen, and the best shorts from Chinese schools.
Annecy 2017 will take place from 12th to 17th June, 2017.
You can submit films or be selected for the Mifa Pitch sessions with your projects.