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The Annies are Coming! Headline News

Josh Gad, Matthew Rhys, and Philippa Soo to Present at 48th Virtual Annie Awards

Streaming live on April 16, the event honors overall excellence and achievement in 36 animation categories; presenters announced also include Eva Whittaker; composer Michael Giacchino; director Sergio Pablos; DreamWorks director Jill Culton; producer Nora Twomey; and the cast of the web series, ‘Critical Role.’

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48th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; excellence in 10 production categories and 22 achievement categories, along with a number of honorary awards, will be recognized at April 16 virtual ceremony.

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47th Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; excellence in 10 production categories, 22 achievement categories and up to 5 honorary awards will be recognized at January 25, 2020 ceremony.

Documentaries Headline News

TRAILER: ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary Now in Theaters

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ now playing in select theaters with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award & BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

GKIDS Headline News

CLIP: ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Now Playing in Los Angeles

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo screening alongside their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Releases New Trailer for ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’

Animated feature co-written and directed by Salvador Simó and produced by Manuel Cristobal arrives in North American theaters later this year.

GKIDS Headline News

Mark Your Calendars: ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Opens in Los Angeles March 1

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo to be accompanied by their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’

Awards Headline News

‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Wins Top National Prize at Clermont-Ferrand Festival

Stop-motion animated film set in the late 19th century in the bitter milieu of Belgium-occupied Congo opens theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.

Documentaries Headline News

Good Deed Entertainment Acquires ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ opens in U.S. theaters March 2019 with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

Annie Awards Headline News

Watch the 46th Annual Annie Awards LIVE on February 2!

This Saturday’s black-tie ceremony recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation to be streamed live on the Annie Awards website.

GKIDS Headline News

TRAILER: GKIDS Acquires NorAm Rights to ‘This Magnificent Cake!’

Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s Annie Award-nominated stop-motion animated feature to be released theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Acquires ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’

Co-written and directed by Salvador Simó, and produced by Manuel Cristobal, ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’ received the Special Jury Prize at this year’s Animation Is Film Festival.

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Dancing Goddesses: How Nina Paley Animated Stone Sculptures for ‘Seder-Masochism’

We’ve been grooving all summer with the Pointer Sisters and Paley’s animated stone goddesses dancing to the infectious “You Gotta Believe” by Norman Whitfield -- now let’s see how they were made.

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Unleash Your Inner Goddess with Nina Paley’s Biblical Epic ‘Seder-Masochism’

Groove into summer with the Pointer Sisters and Paley’s animated stone goddesses dancing to the infectious “You Gotta Believe” by Norman Whitfield.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Issues Call for Entries for 46th Annie Awards

The Annies partner with Annecy, Zagreb, Hiroshima and Ottawa festivals to provide free submissions for grand prize recipients.

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The Arduous Madness of ‘Loving Vincent’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 5, 2018 at 3:32pm

Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s Oscar-nominated feature -- all 65,000 oil painted frames -- demonstrates the masochistic insanity that defines what is most precious, endearing and vital about animation.

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Side-by-Side: Animation Duo Brings Hand-Painted ‘Loving Vincent’ Feature to Life

Director Dorota Kobiela details the production process for creating 65,000 oil paintings comprising the film’s 853 shots alongside co-writer, co-director and producer Hugh Welchman for their first animated feature about the life of celebrated Dutch post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh.

Festivals Headline News

‘Loving Vincent’ to Open 2017 Fantoche Festival

Exclusive making-of presentations of three animated features and one Virtual Reality film will be held for ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘Have a Nice Day,’ ‘Zombillenium’ and ‘Nothing Happens.’

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Good Deed Entertainment to Open ‘Loving Vincent’ in NYC on 9/22 & LA on 9/29

Regional roll-out for the first feature-length animated film made solely through hand-painted canvases planned throughout October & November. 

Signe Baumane Headline News

CLIP: Going to the Chapel with Signe Baumane’s ‘My Love Affair With Marriage’

New clip from Brooklyn-based independent animator’s follow-up to ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ features the Mythology Sirens, shape-shifting creatures who lure young women into fantasies of everlasting love and blissful marriage.

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Soda Pictures Bringing Rémi Chayé’s ‘Long Way North’ to Canada

Spirited and inspiring tale of hope and courage from the makers of ‘Ernest & Celestine’ and ‘Song of the Sea’ will be shown at Cineplex locations across Canada on January 14th.

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