The feature follows Kokoro as she is transported, along with six other students, inside an enchanting castle and invited to play a mysterious game; coming to select U.S. theaters June 21 and 22.
Tagged With: New York International Children’s Film Festival
Japan Academy Prize-nominated feature from acclaimed director Keiichi Hara and A-1 Pictures releases in North American theaters this summer.
The New York International Children’s Film Festival announces its program line-up, inviting kids and families, young and old, to take a journey through film; the event runs March 3-19.
Celebrating 25 years, the Oscar-qualifying event aims to promote a more intelligent and diverse film culture for kids; submissions are now being accepted in shorts, features, animation, and live-action.
Based on ‘My Life in Versailles,’ the acclaimed 2D film inspired by the 2015 attack, new series will follow the film’s main character, 8-year-old Violette, who after losing her parents, is sent to live with a relative where she must face and conquer her traumatic past.
Acclaimed animated feature 12 years in the making arrives on disc and digital from Shout! on August 7.
Shout! & Funimation bring acclaimed Chinese animated feature film 12 years in the making to North America.
The medium’s top film in the festival’s competition will receive recognition and a cash prize of $2,500.
The Oscar-qualifying festival, now in its 21st year, will be judged by filmmakers and producers Sofia Coppola, James Schamus, Gus Van Sant, Christine Vachon and Taika Waititi.
GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.
2017 program highlights include opening night screenings of ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ and ‘Revolting Rhymes,’ spotlight screening of Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name,’ and closing day film ‘Ancien and the Magic Tablet.’
New York International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 20th Anniversary run February 24 – March 19 with an opening weekend lineup including ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Your Name.’
Submissions open for Oscar-qualifying festival; NYC event to take place February 24 through March 19, 2017.
French/Belgium co-production ‘A Town Called Panic: Return to School,’ directed by Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier, was awarded the Grand Prize for a short film, and also took home the Audience Award for ages 12-17.
2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’
New York International Children’s Film Festival to take place February 26 through March 20, 2016; early deadline for short film submissions is September 9.