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Awards Headline News

VES to Honor Academy Award-Winning Director Guillermo del Toro

The Visual Effects Society names the acclaimed filmmaker this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; his film, ‘The Shape of Water’ received 2 Oscars and his most recent, ‘Nightmare Alley’ has garnered 4 nominations at the upcoming Academy Awards.

Animated Short Film Grants Headline News

First-Ever LXiA Spark Animation Grant Recipients Announced

The inaugural program’s fellows, Cecilia De Jesus and Anthony Gallego, will receive a $10k grant, professional development sessions, and mentoring by an industry professional; the program is supported by Netflix in partnership with the Latino Film Institute.

Business Headline News

Mikros VFX Joins MPC Episodic

Strategic alliance with French visual effects house bolsters MPC’s global market presence, increasing the company’s international reach; the studio will continue to offer pre-production and VFX services for the French features and episodic industry.

Festival Headline News

21 Top Film Festivals Co-Curate Online We Are One: A Global Film Festival

Free 10-day digital festival, featuring 100 films, including DreamWorks shorts and Annecy animation selections, begins May 29 on YouTube.  

Zagreb School of Animation Headline News

‘From Imagination to Animation-Animation in Croatia’ Exhibition Opens

Multimedia exhibit showcases the prolific Zagreb School of Animated Film; now running through June 14 at Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb.

Cannes Film Festival Headline News

Annecy Festival Announces 2017 Cannes Showcase

2017 Cannes showcase features five animated films currently in production, including Czech Republic-German-French co-production ‘Even Mice Belong in Heaven,’ Peru’s ‘Nuna: The Last Myth of the Wamani,’ Brazil’s ‘Nimuendajú’ and ‘Tito and the Birds,’ and Spain’s ‘Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas.’

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Ghibli Co-Production ‘The Red Turtle’ Wins Special Jury Prize at Cannes 2016

Studio Ghibli co-production directed by Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit is picked up for distribution in North and Latin America by Sony Pictures Classics.

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Studio Ghibli Unveils New Trailer for ‘The Red Turtle’

Studio Ghibli’s first co-production directed by Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit premieres this week at the Cannes Film Festival currently underway in France.

Festivals Headline News

Animation Day in Cannes 2016 Set for May 18

Second annual showcase event for animated features and shorts presented at the Cannes Film Festival to include a special 10-minute preview screening of ‘Bilal,’ the first CG-animated feature to come out of Dubai.

Disney Headline News

Disney’s ‘The BFG’ to Receive Gala Screening at Cannes

Fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg will screen out of competition at the Palais des Festivals as part of this year's festival, which runs May 11-22, ahead of its July 1, 2016 release date.

Features Headline News

Watch: New International Trailer for ‘The Little Prince’

CG/stop-motion hybrid adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved book directed by Mark Osborne of ‘Kung Fun Panda’ fame to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.