French thesps Alain Chabat and Eric Elmosnino are set to topline helmer Yann Samuell's "War of the Buttons," an adaptation of Louis Pergaud's classic novel.
The trend that emerged at France's recent Cartoon Movie co-production mart has nothing to do with kidpics.
Sony Pictures Television has acquired French sci-fi TV series "Metal Hurlant Chronicles" for distribution in various European territories.
Gallic mini-major Gaumont has inked a multi-title deal with U.S. distributor Olive Films.
German sales outfit Sola Media has closed a bevy of pre-sales on "Carlo's Casino," a 3D gag-ladden toon feature produced by Danish animation helmer-producer Thomas Borch Nielsen ("Sunshine Barry and…
Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes, directors of 2009 Academy Award-nominated toon short "This Way Up," are prepping "Cog," their feature film debut.
Three French nominees -- "Despicable Me" co-helmer Pierre Coffin, Euro giant StudioCanal and France 3 Cinema -- won Cartoon Movie Tributes for best director, distributor and producer of the year.
Philippe Aigle's Paris-based Naia Prods. is teaming with Christian Baute's Selavy in Berlin to produce animated feature "Adama," a period odyssey/coming-of-age tale set on the cusp of the modern age.
French vidgame and publishing powerhouse Ankama is stepping into animated feature production with "Mutafukaz," a 2D urban sci-fi spoof.
Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, the directorial duo behind "A Cat in Paris," are re-teaming on a new animated feature, "Phantom Boy."
Helsinki's Animaker is re-teaming with Hamburg's Ulysses Filmproduktion, Copenhagen's A. Film Production and Galway's Magma Prods. to produce 3D "Niko 2 -- Family Affairs," part of a budding Euro…