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The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with Academy Award-winning film company Aardman Animations to produce a four-minute animated children’s film titled “A Pig’s Tale” exposing problems with factory farming from the perspective of a piglet named Ginger.
The TV series “The Amazing World of Gumball” has received two nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards, organizers announced Monday.
“Delhi Safari,” directed by Nikhil Advani, will be in theaters across the United States in the top 20 regional markets featured on over 70 screens starting December 7, Applied Art Productions announced Wednesday.
The National Film Board of Canada is launching the sixth edition of Get Animated!, bringing many of the country’s finest and funniest animated films to communities across Canada in celebration of International Animation Day (Sunday, October 28).
There were many guests at “Hotel Transylvania” in Russia over the weekend, where the animated film opened at No. 1 with $5 million from 797 screens.
Tim Burton’s comedy-horror animated movie “Frankenweenie” opened in nine overseas countries over the weekend to take in $4.9 million.
Ontario’s Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema has announced the first 12 films of the 12th edition of the festival, which runs from November 15 to 18.
The lineup showcases the increasingly powerful voice that feature animation has in world cinema today. A unique film festival celebrating the artistry of animated feature films, the Waterloo Festival showcase is one of the most comprehensive public exhibitions for animated feature films in the world.
The animated “Peach Juice,” directed by Brian Lye, Callum Paterson and Nathan Gilliss of British Columbia, earned Honourable Mention for a Canadian Short Film at the 31st annual Vancouver International Film Festival, which concluded its 16-day run Friday. Continue reading
The largest animated film festival in the United Kingdom– the London International Animation Festival– has announced this years program. Included are over 280 films from thirty countries competing in 10 categories. Showcasing the best in British and international animation, this years festival also includes several important premieres, in addition to attendee events and symposiums.
“MacPherson,” an animated tale of friendship between a white man and a black man in Quebec, was named both the best short film and best Canadian short at the Montreal World Film Festival.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to a close late last night, with closing ceremonies held at the National Arts Centre. This years festival, which ran September 19th-23rd, featured a special jury of children who voted on-appropriately– Best Short Animation Made for Children and the Best Television Animation Made for Children.
Thanks to a No. 1 finish in its second weekend in the United Kingdom, Laika Entertainment’s ParaNorman made $3 million from 2,200 venues in 39 overseas countries this past weekend.
Toronto-based companies Tayrona Films Inc. and Arc Productions have aligned for a multi-picture co-production partnership to produce four animated feature films, Tayrona president James Ordonez and Arc president and chief operating officer Jeff Young announced Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits is the odds on favorite in this years European Film Awards (EFA) competition. But is is not all clear sailing for the hit claymation film. It is up against Ignacio Ferreras and his film Arrugas (Wrinkles) from Spain, and the Czech entry Alois Nebel from director Tomás Lunák.
The winner of this year’s Cartoon d’Or for best European animation short film is Oh Willy…, by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels.