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."
Like their American colleagues, Euro filmmakers are exploring the form's possibilities.
PARIS In time for Gaul's Annecy Animation Film Festival, which kicks off today, New York-based GKids has acquired a pair of critically acclaimed French toons: Joann Sfar's "The Rabbi's Cat," which…
The 52nd Annecy Animation Film Festival kicks off Monday with a varied U.S. major presence plus strong signs that animation, once the preserve of studios, is now a global enterprise.
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