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.
ANNECY -- U.S. toon helmer Shane Acker and Ireland's Brown Bag Films are teaming with vidgame developer Valve to slash costs and amp up flexibility on Acker's "Deep."
ANNECY -- Argentina's Juan Pablo Zaramella ("Viaje a marte), one of the leading lights of Latin American animation, is directing his first TV series, "El hombre mas chiquito del mundo" (The Tiniest…
ANNECY -- Studiocanal has confirmed it is to co-produce "Un Monde truque," inspired by one of Europe's most celebrated graphic novelists, France's Jacques Tardi.
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…
ANNECY -- DQ Entertainment, India's most internationally-skewed and prolific animation house, has signed up Germany's ZDF Group and Italy's DeA Kids, to co-produce two of DQE's flagship 3D TV toon…
Eduardo Sacheri, co-scribe on Juan Jose Campanella's "The Secret in Their Eyes," is writing a treatment for "Foosball 2," a sequel to Campanella's Latin American animated feature "Foosball 3D."
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."
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."…