ROME — Italy is forging closer ties with France in the field of animation production, seeking to tap into the expertise of continental Europe's leader in this sector and set up some co-productions…
Brazilian filmmaker Ale Abreu’s hand-drawn “Boy and the World,” his second animated feature, follows a little boy who finds his happy rural existence shattered when his father has to find work in the…
Galvanized by a surprise Oscar nomination for "A Cat in Paris," animation co-directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol stand their stylistic ground with "Phantom Boy."
ANNECY– Luiz Bolognesi's feature debut “Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury” won the Crystal nod, Annecy's top award, at a ceremony on Saturday. Nod illustrates the flourishing of toon industries in…
Making his debut as artistic director of the Annecy Animation Film Festival, Canadian toon producer Marcel Jean aims to shake things up, giving the fest a more international thrust, while emphasizing…
France’s Annecy animated film festival will open June 10 with a special open-air screening of Disney’s “Monsters University.” The feature toons set for competition are “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s…
Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival is about to get a makeover under the helm of new artistic topper Canadian toon producer/author Marcel Jean.
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…
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.
Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux's "The Rabbi's Cat" won the best-feature Crystal at the 2011 Annecy Animated Intl. Film Festival.
The Annecy Festival, the world's largest animation confab, will afford two breathtaking views: a high stretch of French Alps, and the ever-growing spectrum of Europe's burgeoning movie animation…