Having closed the U.S. with Gkids, Ignacio Ferreras' 2D toon pic "Wrinkles" has clinched further primo markets for an arthouse toon: France and the U.K.
Brazil's Dezenove Som e Imagems is teaming with Madrid's Aqui y Alli to produce "Saudade," Antonio Mendez Esparza's follow-up to 2012 Cannes' Critics' Week winner "Aqui y alla."
New York-based distrib Gkids made a big splash at the recent Annecy fest, which drew buyers from around the world looking for the kind of animated art films that are the event's stock in trade.
MADRID -- Film Movement has acquired all North American rights to the Rezo-sold drama "Aliyah," the feature debut of France-based filmmaker Elie Wajeman.
MADRID -- Alberto Rodriguez's "Unit 7," Miguel Courtois' "Operation E" and Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model" all play the 7th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which runs June 18-20.
MADRID -- Antonio Mendez Esparza, whose Spain-U.S. production "Aqui y alla" won Cannes Critics' Week, is prepping "Saudade."
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.
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."