Children of the Holocaust Doc Comes to Annecy

The UK short Ruth's Story, itself part of the BAFTA nominated documentary series Children of the Holocaust will compete in the commissioned section of Annecy festival.

Shirley Bassey goes to Annecy

Via the music video of If you go away by Ashkan Rahgozar.

Børge Ring Retrospective at EYE Film Institute, 6/3

The 94-year-old animator will have a specilal tribute at EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam.

Phantom Boy Opens 14 Oct 2015, GKIDS Gets US Rights

The new Folimage (A Cat in Paris) feature opens in Annecy Festival, and GKIDS secures North American righs for the film.

Studio Ghibli Doc The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Premieres Nov. 28

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The Studio Ghibli documentary will have its New York premiere on Friday, November 28 at the IFC Center.

Wes Anderson Plans Stop-Motion Film via Vittorio De Sica

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The US director says he's inspired by Vittorio De Sica's 1954 comedy film, The Gold of Naples.

The Apostle Goes Online

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The Spanish stop-motion, gothic horror film is now available for online viewing.

Cartoon Tributes Nominees 2014: Celebrating European Animation Professionals

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The French Les Films de l'Arlequin animation company, the British Blue Zoo and CANAL+ are among the nominees in the upcoming Cartoon Forum, Toulouse.

Tomm Moore's Song Of The Sea Opens December, 19

Tomm Moore's feature animation Song of the Sea will open in IFC Center, New York and  will expand in L.A. and major US cities during the holiday period. Watch the US trailer.

3D Training Opportunities, Manchester

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In September this year, Eon Reality launches the next Innovation Academy at its Manchester HQ, and seeks 3D Artists as trainees.

April and the Twisted World (Avril et un monde truqué) Gets a Nov 2015 Release

The French company Je Suis Bien Content, responsible for Persepolis, brings forward a 2D/3D mystery feature, and now gets a 13 November French release.

Tale of the Princess Kaguya Sets 17 Oct 2014 US Release Date

The new Studio Ghibli feature by studio co-founder Isao Takahata will have a qualifying US theatrical run on October 17, 2014 to qualify for the 2015 Academy Awards.

News from the independent animation production world

Calls addressed to animation project at the stage of development

Awards and prizes to European and independent animation films.


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