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Meta Media Picks Up Ping and Friends Ahead of Annecy Festival

Meta Media recently secured the rights to the newly completed series Ping and Friends. The kids’ series is a co-production effort between Brazil’s PinGuim Content and Canada’s Kondolele Films, and already boasts of presells to notable broadcasters such as Discovery Kids in LatAm and TVO, TFO, Tele Quebec, and Knowledge Network in Canada. The series is also supported by an app and a ...

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Zombillenium to Screen at Cannes 2017

If you are fond of animated features that combine horror elements with quirky humor, you may want to pay attention to the upcoming 70th Cannes Festival on May 24th, as it is going to be where Arthur de Pins and Alexis Ducord’s new animated feature, Zombillenium, will first be presented. Zombillenium’s story revolves around the titular Halloween theme park, which is said to be the one place ...

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Polygon to Present Blame! At Annecy 2017

Tokyo-based studio Polygon Pictures has recently announced that their anime feature adaptation of BLAME! will start its two-week limited screening in Japan on May 20, but will also be screened at Annecy 2017. Blame! is notable for being made by Knights of Sidonia creator Tsutomu Nihei and was first serialized in Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine from 1997 to 2003. The story of Blame! is set in a ...

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Annecy Animation Festival has started, and several new and reimagined movies are coming.

Here are some of them: Gkids has bought North American rights to “Phantom Boy,” the new animated feature from “A Cat in Paris” directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol. “Phantom Boy” premieres Friday at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Gkids plans a theatrical release in spring 2016. The film has a noir style similar to “A Cat in Paris,” which was also ...

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Annecy International Animated Film Festival Starting Soon and here is their Feature Film Selections

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which has already announced its shorts and TV competition lineup, has revealed its 2015 feature film selections. Annecy received a record 73 feature film submissions—a testament to the thriving state of feature filmmaking internationally. Seventeen feature films were selected overall, eight of which will screen in competition and nine out of ...

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LAIKA to Premiere Boxtrolls at Annecy

LAIKA is getting ready to unveil their stop-motion fantasy tale The Boxtrolls, and they have chosen the upcoming Annecy International Festival of Animated Film on June 11 for the film’s world premiere. The trailer will be presented ahead of time, during an open-air screening of LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated feature ParaNorman. ...

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Gigglebug App Gets New Animated TV Series

Anima Boutique/Gigglebug Entertainment is currently riding high on momentum built by their new iPad app, which invites kids to create grumpy animals by tickling them through the touchscreen. The app found its way to the top of the Free to Play Kids Apps in Finland and China within 2 weeks of release, and now they have decided to spin it off into its own TV series. The Gigglebugs TV series will ...

Day of the Crows to Screen at San Sebastian Film Fest
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Day of the Crows to Screen at San Sebastian Film Fest

The 2D animated feature Days of the Crows is slated to screen at the 2012 Spanish San Sebastian Film Festival in the New Directors category. Based on the same-titled novel from Jean-Francois Beauchemin, Day of the Crows was already screened at the 2012 Annecy Festival, albeit not as an entry into the competition. ...

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