Two socially-conscious mixed-media features - Anca Damian's "Crulic - The Path to Beyond" and Laurent Boileau and Jung Henin's "Approved For Adoption" - shared top honors Saturday at the 2012 Annecy…
PARIS -- Marc du Pontavice's Paris-based shingle Xilam is bringing its popular cartoon franchise "Oggy and the Cockroaches" to the bigscreen with a slapstick, non-verbal toon comedy.
PARIS -- Steven Bawol's Helion Pictures has acquired English-language remake rights to hit Gallic thriller skein "Mafiosa," which follows in the footsteps of two other Canal Plus crimers recently…
PARIS -- Gaul's Lagardere Active kids programming channels Canal J, Gulli and TiJi unveiled key acquisitions at the Annecy Animation Film Festival on Thursday.
U.S. screenwriters Kevin Bisch ("Hitch," "Avon Man") and Justin Spraggins have delivered a screenplay for "Lights," an animated family laffer set up as a French-U.S. co-production by Paris-based…
France's Prima Linea Prods., whose "Zarafa" played in competish at the Annecy Animation Film Festival on Tuesday, is producing family adventure comedy "Loulou's Secret."
Jeremy Zag's Paris-based tyke outfit Zagtoon is set to produce "Knight Five," a series mixing live-action and CGI animation.
ANNECY -- New York-based indie animation distributor GKids has acquired North American rights to "From Up On Poppy Hill," the latest release from Japan's Studio Ghibli.
ANNECY -- British thesp Rebecca Hall ("Vicky Cristina Barcelona") will topline Gallic helmer Patrice Leconte's romantic drama "A Promise," adapted from Stefan Zweig's novella "Journey into the Past."…
ANNECY -- Former Disney animators Paul and Gaetan Brizzi will direct toon feature "L'automne a Pekin," an adaptation of Boris Vian's novel set up at Didier Brunner's Paris-based Les Armateurs…
ANNECY -- French vidgame, publishing and production house Ankama has closed key European licensing deals on its animated series "Wakfu."