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Annecy 2020 Headline News

Aardman and Netflix Announce ‘Chicken Run’ Sequel

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 9:16am

20 years after release of UK studio’s hit comedy, the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time, we learn from filmmaker’s Annecy presentation that director Sam Fell and team will begin production next year on Ginger and Rocky’s new adventure. 

Annecy 2020 Headline News

Annecy Adds Glen Keane’s ‘Over the Moon’ Work in Progress and Live Q&A Sessions

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 7:30am

Now available online, the presentation includes the Oscar-winning director, Oscar-winning co-director John Kahrs, and producers Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou; live Q&A set for June 24.

Annecy 2020 Headline News

Tony Bancroft and Scott Christian Sava’s Live ‘Animal Crackers’ Annecy Q&A Set for June 17

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 10:39am

Live-streamed director’s panel will discuss their animated feature, which competed at Annecy 2017 and will be released worldwide on Netflix July 24.  

Annecy 2020 Headline News

Ron Clements and John Musker’s Annecy 2020 Masterclass Set for June 19

Live-streamed presentation by famed directors of ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Moana’ will feature their Disney history and views on animation, past, present and future; event presented by ASIFA-Hollywood.

Festivals Headline News

DISCOP Abidjan Animation du Monde 2020 Winners Announced

Three projects chosen from 2nd leg of competition; submissions due July 12 for the third competition leg taking place at upcoming Accra Animation Film Festival.

Annecy 2018 Headline News

Free Download: Special Annecy 2018 Edition of ANIMATIONWorld Magazine!

Grab a café chair, order a double espresso, and enjoy AWN.com’s celebration of all things Annecy and the art, craft and industry of animation.

GKIDS Headline News

ANIMATION IS FILM Festival Announces Initial Feature Competition Line-Up & Jury

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.

Awards Headline News

‘The Burden,’ ‘Over the Wall’ Win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017

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.

Festivals Headline News

Annecy Fest, GKIDS & Variety Launching ‘Animation Is Film’ Festival

Inaugural edition to take place October 20-22, 2017 at Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles.

Annecy 2017 Headline News

Free Download: Special Annecy Edition of Animation World Magazine

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.

Annecy 2017 Headline News

Norwegian Animation Headed to 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.

Annecy Headline News

China in the Spotlight at Annecy 2017

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 Headline News

MIFA 2016 Pitch Selections Unveiled

Selections at European marketplace and pitching forum running alongside the Annecy International Animated Film Festival include 35 standout feature film, short film, TV series and specials, and transmedia projects from 412 overall submissions.

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New Trailer Unveiled for 2016 Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Festival trailer from production company CARIBARA ANNECY was directed by Régis Vidal and Florian Thouret with animation produced at 3D studio inthebox.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Disney Bringing ‘Moana’ & ‘Inner Workings’ Short to Annecy 2016

Legendary directors Ron Clements and John Musker return to Annecy to present never-before-seen footage from their upcoming feature; from the studio behind ‘Feast’ and ‘Paperman’ Comes ‘Inner Workings,’ directed by Leo Matsuda.

Annecy 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ Takes Cristal at Annecy 2015

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 12:58pm

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.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

Special Prizes Awarded at Annecy 2015

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.

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