BERLIN– New York-based GKids, a leading purveyor of foreign arthouse toons, has acquired all North-American rights to Tomm Moore's 2D animated fairytale “Song of the Sea.” “Sea” marks the sophomore…
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George Coe ("Archer"), Matthew Modine and Martin Sheen topline the English-language dub of "Wrinkles," a standout recent animated feature from Spain. Directed by Spaniard Ignacio Ferreras, adapting…
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Winning an Oscar for animated short -- or even earning a nomination -- can lead to a career in features.
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."
GKids has acquired U.S. distribution rights from Studiocanal for the animated feature "Ernest and Celestine" and plans to dub the film into English for release in fall 2013.
ANNECY -- Lea Seydoux, the French assassin of "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and star of Berlin opener "Farewell My Queen," is attached as lead voice in toon feature "Longway North."
Oscar's animated feature category saw 18 toons submitted for consideration, yielding a full roster of five nominees for just the third time since the category was created a decade ago.
Both parties benefit when outside artists visit studio
Gotham distributor New Video has launched the label Flatiron Film Co., for cross-platform release of specialty titles.