The coveted Cristal Award and Gan Foundation winning animated feature that follows a well-meaning mother’s pursuit to feed her daughter a delicious meal has been sold in Japan, Benelux, China, Spain, India, Italy, U.S., Canada, and Taiwan.
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The filmmakers share how the sequel to ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ got its story from the franchise’s catchphrase, ‘No Job is Too Big, No Pup is Too Small,’ with the furry first responders finding out that even the smallest pup can make the biggest difference; film hits theaters September 29.
With a special program offering a free child’s ticket to those who visit a Build-A-Bear Workshop and make a furry friend during the film’s theatrical run, Build-A-Bear’s new animated feature will release in Cinemark theaters across the country starting November 3.
The three-time Oscar nominee is adapting Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown’s 2016 NY Times bestseller, with Jeff Hermann producing and Dean DeBlois, with whom he wrote and directed both ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ and ‘Lilo & Stitch,’ executive producing.
The former Nickelodeon President of Entertainment talks about his non-profit documentary studio’s second annual Children’s Resilience in Film Awards, which recognizes films and filmmakers that highlight children’s strength in the face of adversity; ceremony set for October 3, with supportive events and screenings beginning today, September 28.
Spin Master celebrates PAW's 10-year anniversary with the announcement of ‘PAW Patrol 3,’ set for theatrical release in 2026, with the franchises second film, ‘PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie’ out September 29.
Angelique Cabral (‘Big Sky,’ ‘Life in Pieces’) will lend her voice to Queen Amaya alongside Chris Pine as King Magnifico in the upcoming epic musical-comedy opening in theaters November 22.
First-time filmmaker Diego Guzman’s new 2D animated feature draws inspiration from Satoshi Kon and Masaaki Yuasa to tell the tale of citizens contorting their bodies by any means possible into square shapes to get into a Tetris-like cube heaven, until one man finds another shape inside him that’s the antithesis of their world.
Ryo Orikasa takes home the Grand Prize for short animation, while Joël Vaudreuil takes home the Grand Prize for feature animation, at the 47th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival.
After almost three decades of partnership, the famed studio will become a subsidiary of the Japanese broadcaster in a move that should solve the issue of succession after Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro declined to take over.
Brothers Shane and Chris Houghton’s Emmy Award-winning series, about a mischievous 10-year-old who moves from the farm to the big city with his out-of-place family, returns with new stories taken from their own lives growing up in rural Michigan before moving to LA… where people don’t respond to friendly waves; new season debuts September 23 on Disney Channel.
The 5-day festival opens October 18 with GKIDS’ presentation of the legendary filmmaker and Studio Ghibli’s new film at the Hollywood landmark TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX; program includes special screenings, competitions, panels and premieres.
The Oscar-nominated artist and frequent Tim Burton and Henry Selick collaborator died September 12 after suffering complications due to aphasia and primary progressive aphasia.
‘Dora and the Fantastical Creatures,’ which follows Dora and Boots on their journey through the rainforest to save the alebrijes, to premiere ahead of ‘PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie’ starting September 29.
DreamWorks Animation’s latest film tease features ‘Better Place’ from *NSYNC, the first new song from the boy band in 20 years, with Poppy, Branch, and of course, Tiny Diamond returning to theaters November 17.
Elysian Film Group, Anonymous Content, and Bleecker Street have acquired the film’s distribution rights, with a planned cinema release later this year.
The Annecy Crystal-winning ‘Chicken for Linda!’ director has joined the 2D feature film adaptation of the classic opera, currently in development, set for theatrical release in 2026, with Film Constellation now handling sales.
In Jim Capobianco and Pierre-Luc Granjon’s new stop-motion film, the iconic Renaissance man, who wrote grocery lists on his sketches, was insatiably curious and headstrong, so much more interesting than his usual depiction as an untouchable genius; the film hits U.S. theaters September 15.
Rarely seen treasures from the Walt Disney Archives to be showcased with visual, audio, and interactive elements at the 35,000-square-foot Exhibition Hub Art Center, debuting in the Windy City on Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse's birthday.
Adaptation of the feline-centric post-apocalyptic adventure game, to be directed by ‘Nimona’ helmer Nick Bruno, will reflect the game’s ‘hopepunk’ themes of positivity and kindness against all odds.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; the early submission deadline is October 16, with final entries accepted through December 8.
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Chief Creative Officer hints at a ‘new direction’ for the beloved character who embarks upon a new adventure as the newly crowned Princess of Maldonia, though a calling to her New Orleans past isn’t far behind; the show arrives on Disney+ in 2024.
The former Rhythm & Hues and DreamWorks Animation senior exec switched gears and jumped headfirst into animated film and series development, creating her own shows while mentoring and collaborating with Epic Games and ASIFA India to start the Women Creators Program.
The 5-day festival and TV animation conference, featuring screenings, exhibits, workshops, and entertainment, is around the corner, running September 20-24.