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.
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Whoopi Goldberg hosts the June 10 presentation and screening - based on a true story of the murder of an Ethiopian college student killed by racist skinheads, the film is about the pain and personal triumph of a son left behind; the screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s directors.
The studio will present sneak peeks at unannounced film projects, a work-in-progress and panel on the upcoming feature ‘Trolls Band Together,’ the world premiere of ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken’ and a special outdoor screening of ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish;’ the festival runs June 11-17.
Before heading to HBO Max, new animated series, a prequel to the famed 1984 movie, will debut at the festival, followed by a Q&A with director Joe Dante and EPs Tze Chun and Brendan Hay.
FIAF’s event will be held in-person February 11-13, followed by an online edition from February 14-21; highlights include film premieres, a glimpse at highly anticipated works in progress as well as panels with leading animators.
Outdoor screening series features Disney+ Originals world premieres of ‘The Right Stuff,’ and ‘Clouds;’ screenings of fan favorites will include ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Hocus Pocus,’ ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,’ ‘The Sound of Music.’
Nickelodeon's new half-hour action series produced by Corus Entertainment-owned animation studio Nelvana follows four girls who transform into legendary warriors and band together to save their realm from evil.
Every Friday, Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: A lot of loathing of the festival obsession with premieres.