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‘Funan’ and ‘I Lost My Body’ Lead Film Selections at PSIAF 2019

Animated features by award-winning directors Denis Do and Jérémy Clapin among films selected in 37 categories for Palm Springs International Animation Festival, coming December 14-15 to Palm Springs, California.

BIAF Headline News

114 Animated Films Selected to Compete at BIAF 2019

Festival unveils its official short film selection that includes Oscar-nominated Theodore Ushev’s latest film, ‘The Physics of Sorry’ and fellow nominee Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘He Can’t Live Without Cosmos.’

Awards Headline News

‘Acid Rain’ and ‘Ruben Brandt, Collector’ Take Top Animafest Zagreb Honors

6-day festival concludes with numerous awards for shorts, features, kids’ programming and Croation films.

Animated Feature Films ANIMATIONWorld

Denis Do Captures the Emotional Horror of Khmer Rouge Atrocities in ‘Funan’

Award-winning director discusses his semi-biographical animated feature about a family’s desperate struggle to reunite during the communist party’s 1975-1979 Cambodian reign of terror.

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BIAF 2019 Reveals Official Poster by ‘Funan’ Director Denis Do

Annecy 2018 Cristal-winner and Gobelins graduate creates signature materials for upcoming 2019 edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival.

GKIDS Headline News

TEASER: GKIDS Sets Theatrical Dates in LA & NY for Denis Do’s ‘Funan’

Annecy Cristal winner to screen in New York on June 7 at the IFC Center and in Los Angeles on June 14 at the Laemmle Glendale.

CARTOON MOVIE Headline News

66 Projects Selected for 21st Edition of CARTOON MOVIE

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.

CARTOON MOVIE Headline News

Finalists Announced for 2019 Cartoon Movie Tributes

‘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.

Festivals Blogs

Pinscreen Magic and ‘Kirikou and the Sorceress’ Highlight FIAF’s Animation First Weekend

By Joe Strike | Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:16pm

The Miscweant reports on New York’s French Institute Alliance Française’s 2nd annual festival of French animation.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Denis Do’s ‘Funan’

Winner of the top prizes at last year’s Annecy and the Animation Is Film festivals, filmmaker Denis Do’s emotionally searing debut set in Cambodia slated for theatrical release later this spring.

Animation Festivals Headline News

‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Chosen to Create BIAF 2019 Poster and Trailer

Bucheon International Animation Festival selects Annecy 2018 Cristal-winner and Gobelins graduate to produce signature materials for upcoming 2019 edition. 

Festivals Headline News

Second Annual Animation First Festival Puts France in the Spotlight

Legendary director Michel Ocelot the guest of honor at the second annual edition of the only U.S. festival dedicated to French animation.

Awards Headline News

‘The Breadwinner’ and ‘The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe’ Take Home Emile Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 10, 2018 at 4:48pm

Director Nora Twomey and co-directors Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg among animation artists honored at second annual ceremony in Lille, France.  

Awards Headline News

Nominees Announced for 2018 Emile Awards

‘Another Day of Life,’ ‘Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,’ ‘Funan,’ ‘Teheran Tabu’ and ‘The Breadwinner’ receive Emile Award nominations for best direction in a feature film.

Awards Headline News

Denis Do’s ‘Funan’ Wins Grand Prize, Audience Award at Second ANIMATION IS FILM Festival

Director Salvador Simó’s ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’ receives special jury prize.

Festivals Headline News

‘Ruben Brandt, Collector,’ ‘Seder-Masochism’ Among 11 Features to Compete at ANIMATION IS FILM

Initial feature competition lineup and jury announced for second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

Annecy Headline News

‘Bloeistraat 11’ Short, ‘Funan’ Feature Win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2018

Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ directed by Nora Twomey, wins audience and jury awards.

Annecy ANIMATIONWorld

Annecy 2018: Political, Social and Family Issues Stand Out in a Strong Line-Up of Feature Films

From Belle Époque Paris to biblical Egypt, the films in this year’s feature competition offer a bracing diversity of styles, themes and cultures.

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