Zentropa has moved into toon production in Spain backing "Vlogger," the film debut of Ricard Gras, a pioneer in vidgame animation and the creation of virtual worlds.
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…
Pascal Herold's Delacave Studio is on board to produce "Baba Yaga," a 3D animated fairytale based on a recurring character from Slavic folklore.
Panache Animation's producer duo Guillaume Noblet and Fred Remuzat are developing their first feature, "Smog," an English-language fantasy suspenser 3D toon.
Belgium's The Big Farm will co-produce Raul Garcia's 3D "Extraordinary Tales."
Madrid-based 6 Sales has acquired world rights outside Spain to Perro Verde Films' 2D toonpic "Arrugas" (Wrinkles).