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Festivals Headline News

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.’

GKIDS Headline News

Ticket Giveaway: ‘MFKZ’ Arrives in U.S. Theaters October 11 & 16

English-language dub version of Guillaume “Run” Renard and Shoujirou Nishimi’s edgy animated sci-fi feature releases from GKIDS and Fathom Events in movie theaters nationwide.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Announces English-Language Voice Cast for ‘MFKZ’

English-language version of Guillaume “Run” Renard and Shoujirou Nishimi’s edgy animated sci-fi feature releases with Fathom Events in movie theaters nationwide on October 11 & 16.

Anime Headline News

GKIDS Releasing ‘Mutafukaz’ as ‘MFKZ’ in North America on October 11

New English version of Guillaume “Run” Renard and Shoujirou Nishimi’s edgy animated sci-fi feature gets domestic theatrical run.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

All in the Details: Bringing the Story World Sequences of ‘The Breadwinner’ to Life

Cartoon Saloon’s Jeremy Purcell and Guru Studio’s Sanatan Suryavanshi & Sheldon Lisoy detail the complex compositing process behind the meticulously designed story-within-a-story sequences of the Oscar-nominated animated feature.

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An Emotional Tale that Dazzles: Nora Twomey’s ‘The Breadwinner’

Third animated feature from the studio behind ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’ eschews intricate curlicues for a broad simplicity and delicate color palette paired with complex stop-motion effects.

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.

GKIDS ANIMATIONWorld

Setting the Bar: GKIDS Aims High with a Passion for Indie Animated Feature Distribution

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:03pm

GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.

Cannes 2016 Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Rights to ‘Girl without Hands’ Feature at Cannes

Adult animated feature directed by Sébastien Laudenbach and produced by France’s Les Films Sauvages is set to screen in competition in June at Annecy.

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