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‘Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Tales’ Top First Emile Awards Winners

European Animation Awards association gave out its inaugural awards in 16 categories spanning short films, television and features, Dec. 8 in Lille, France.

Licensing Headline News

IMPS, Dupuis Developing New Animated Smurfs Series

Official Smurfs licensor IMPS and the studio behind adaptations of ‘Spirou,’ ‘Little Spirou,’ ‘Papyrus,’ ‘Jojo,’ ‘Cedric,’ and more join forces to produce a new Smurfs TV series giving the little blue creatures an updated look.

Festivals Headline News

Encounters Festival Announces 2017 Program

247 films selected to compete at Oscar-qualifying festival running September 19-24 with appearances by ‘The Red Turtle’ director Michael Dudok de Wit and Illumination Entertainment’s Pierre Coffin.

Annecy 2017 Headline News

Free Download: Special Annecy Edition of Animation World Magazine

Special print edition distributed at Annecy 2017 celebrates a year’s worth of creative excellence since industry professionals last gathered in France at the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to the art of animation.

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

Špela Čadež’s ‘Nighthawk’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb 2017

France-Belgium-Japan co-production ‘The Red Turtle,’ directed by Michael Dudok de Wit, wins the feature film Grand Prix.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Giveaway: Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Swims to Retail May 2

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD release of Oscar-nominated Studio Ghibli co-production packed with bonus features including behind-the-scenes featurettes & AFI Fest Q&A with director Michael Dudok de Wit.

Festivals Headline News

Ireland’s Animation Dingle Festival Kicks off March 24

Speakers at Animation Dingle’s fifth edition include ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ director Dean DeBlois, Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, former Nickelodeon exec Russel Hicks, Brown Bag Films’ Bronagh O’Hanlon and Darragh O'Connell, Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin, Amazon Studios’ Tara Sorensen, and more.

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Swims Home May 2

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital release of Oscar-nominated Studio Ghibli co-production packed with bonus features including behind-the-scenes featurettes & AFI Fest Q&A with director Michael Dudok de Wit.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

In the Running: An Independent Look at the Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Feature

AWN’s Chris Robinson suits up to present his arguments for and against a range of conceptually and aesthetically formidable contenders for best animated feature at the 89th Academy Awards.

GKIDS ANIMATIONWorld

Setting the Bar: GKIDS Aims High with a Passion for Indie Animated Feature Distribution

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:03pm

GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

2017 Oscar Voting Guide: Animation & VFX Contenders Vying for Academy Awards

With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.

Animated Feature Film ANIMATIONWorld

Michaël Dudok de Wit Talks ‘The Red Turtle’ and Partnership with Studio Ghibli

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 10, 2017 at 3:57pm

The Oscar-winning director of ‘Father and Daughter’ (2000) teams with famed Japanese animation studio’s Toshio Suzuki and Isao Takahata to produce his remarkable feature film debut exploring the life and our relationship with nature.

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Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Wins Best Animated Feature at 44th Annie Awards

Studio Ghibli-Wild Bunch-Why Not Productions co-production ‘The Red Turtle’ wins Best Independent Animated Feature; Pixar’s ‘Piper’ wins Best Animated Short Subject.

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Kobe Bryant to Lead Slate of Presenters for 44th Annie Awards

Slate of presenters includes animator and film director Patrick Osborne, ‘Moana’ voice actor Auli’l Cravalho; animator, author and illustrator Glen Keane, directors Travis Knight (‘Kubo and the Two Strings’) and Michael Dudok de Wit (‘The Red Turtle’), and more.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

89th Academy Awards: The Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

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Nominations Announced for 89th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:42am

Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’

Awards Headline News

Oscar Watch: 27 Animated Features Submitted for 89th Academy Awards

With some projects yet to complete their qualifying run, a record 27 features are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards.

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Studio Ghibli Co-Production ‘The Red Turtle’ Sets Oscar-Qualifying Run

Studio Ghibli’s first feature co-production directed by Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit to screen in New York and Los Angeles beginning November 18, followed by a national rollout in January 2017.

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