A selection of the more promising animated films
FILMS IN COMPETITION
The 10 features vying for the coveted Annecy Cristal this year are:
- Battle for Terra (U.S.)
- Boogie, el aceitoso (Argentina)
- Brendan and the Secret of Kells (France/Ireland/Belgium)
- Coraline (U.S.)
- Kurt Turns Evil (Norway)
- Mary and Max (Australia)
- Monsters vs. Aliens (U.S.)
- My Dog Tulip (U.S.)
- Redline (Japan)
- The Story of Mr. Sorry (South Korea)
Toon talent share behind-the-scenes insights on the production of U’s The Tale of Despereaux and Disney/Pixar’s Up as well as eight upcoming projects, including Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
SPOTLIGHTS & SHORTS
Special programs include roundups of dance films, toons set on the moon, German animation, Russian stop-motion pioneer Alexander Shiryaev and 20 years’ worth of AIDS awareness campaigns by Act Up.