Check the teaser for the new feature animation by Japanese director Masaaki Yusua.


This Magnificent Cake!, Funan, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of The Turtles are all released theatrically spring-summer 2019.

Yôichi Kotabe is guest of honour,  Oshiaki Nishimura and Koji Yamamura among jury members of the French 2019 Annecy Festival. Discover the key events on Japanese animation.

LA Premiere for the Emma De Swaef - Marc James Roels acclaimed stop-motion feature.

Ruben Brandt, Collector,  Have A Nice Day among the entries.

UPDATE: Kobe Bryant was ultimately removed from the festival jury.

The classic film returns to theaters (6 & 10 September) for its 20th anniversary, in a new digital transfer.

The new film by the director of Summer Wars will screen at the French festival, with a fall 2018 theatrical release to follow.

Some things change, but can also change for the worse. Vassilis Kroustallis reflects on the animation categories of the 90th Academy Awards.

Spanish animation director and artist Alberto Vázquez talks about his feature film Birdboy:The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas), and his artistic style and mandate at Zippy Frames.

GKIDS, Annecy Festival and Variety work together to present the first L.A. Animation is Film Festival, 20-22 October 2017.

The Pedro Rivero & Alberto Vázquez Spanish feature will have a US distribution in 2017.

Indie US distribution company enters into production with Cartoon Saloon's third feature animation.

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

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.


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