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CANNES — Eric Beckman and Marc Bonny, the founders of New York's Gkids and Lyon's Gebeka Films in France, will be the joint recipients of the 2017 Variety & MIFA's Animation Personality of the Year…
GKids has only been in the distribution game for four years and already three of its animated pics have earned Oscar noms: "The Secret of Kells," "Chico & Rita" and "A Cat in Paris."
Animation field explodes while industry adjusts to new techniques
Under new programmer, sprocket opera mixes awards season fare with challenging indies.
The Whistler Film Fest will host for the first time Variety's 10 Screenwriters to Watch, presented with Amazon Studios. Honorees are Katie Dippold ("The Heat"); Patrick Aison ("Wunderkind"); Reid…
Comic mystery "Searching for Sonny" is set for a release from digital distributor FilmBuff, with VOD, DVD and Blu-Ray accompanied by limited-engagement screenings around the country.
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.
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.
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…
Acad taps two of GKids' underdog offerings
GKids has struck a deal with Studio Ghibli to handle North American theatrical and non-theatrical distribution of the studio's 13 animated titles, including Hayao Miyazaki's "Princess Mononoke," "My…