Given to encourage films early in production, animated feature takes the prize for its artistic originality and touching story.
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Family films continue to dominate, making up 55% of the project lineup being presented at this year’s conference, running now through March 5 in Bordeaux, France.
26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects.
Stuttgart’s 13th annual business conference, held as part of ITFS and FMX, honors several projects from 50 selected for competition.
‘Buñuel In The Labyrinth of the Turtles’ director Salvador Simó, Amsterdam production studio Submarine, and German distributor Sola Media honored at 21st edition of European pitching and co-production event for animated features.
Family comedies remain the focus of CARTOON MOVIE projects, with 44 family-focused projects comprising 67 percent of the total projects to be presented at this year’s event.
‘Funan,’ ‘Pachamama,’ ‘Chequered Ninja,’ ‘Luis and the Aliens’ among the nominees; 900 animation professionals attending Cartoon Movie will vote on the winners to be announced on March 7.
Awards recognizing animation developments in Europe go to ‘Loving Vincent,’ Latido Films and the producers of ‘Another Day of Life.’
This year’s Cartoon Movie once again showed that the number of riskier, small budget animated feature film projects aimed at adult audiences continues to increase.
Swiss director Claude Barras named director of the year for the Oscar-nominated ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ alongside producers of the year Rita Productions, Blue Spirit Productions & Gebeka Films.
Team behind the highly acclaimed animated feature ‘Ethel & Ernest’ to produce 2D mixed-media animated adventure written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and directed by Neil Boyle and Kirk Hendry.
‘Flandriens of Animation’ to include some 10 animation producers from Flanders; three Flemish projects and five co-productions from Flanders will also be pitched at Cartoon Movie.
International European co-production forum devoted to animated feature films and digital imaging to be held March 8-10 in Bordeaux, France.
Funded by Creative Europe, 16 aspiring technical directors, animation directors, producers and writers from Denmark, Germany, England, France, Hungary, Italy and The Netherlands visit the Animationsinstitut at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.
France’s Rémi Chayé, Belgium’s JanBultheel, and German animation trio Michael Ekblad, Ted Sieger and Matthias Bruhn are nominated for Director of the Year at 2016 co-production forum for European animated features.
With 55 projects from 19 European countries selected to date for European pitching event, more than 700 animation film professionals are set to gather March 2-4 in Lyon, France.
First look of the first full-length movie in the Dofus universe, ‘Dofus - Book I: Julith,’ will be unveiled at European pitching event in Lyon, France on March 6.
The 16th edition of Cartoon Movie showcases the success of European animation with soaring attendance.
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.