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International Newswire: Cannes Gets Animated, Coixet Casts, Robbie Leaves ‘X Factor’

International Newswire: Cannes Gets Animated, Coixet Casts, Robbie Leaves ‘X Factor’

Read the latest on four recent stories including a new initiative between the Annecy Animation Festival and Cannes, Isabel Coixet casting her upcoming HBO España series, Robbie Williams leaving “X Factor” and Danish drama “New Nurses” selling in the U.S.

Marché du Film, Annecy Partner on Animation Day at Cannes

The Annecy Festival has joined forces once again with fellow French institution, the Cannes Film Market, to create Animation Day, a day dedicated to the increasingly important industry sector, taking place on Sunday, May 19.

The initiative builds on the popular Annecy Goes to Cannes event, in dented ring its 4th edition, in which five animated feature films in production are pitched to an industry audience. This year’s line-up is mouth-watering: Anticipated Spain-Chain co-pro “Dragonkeeper,” Canada’s “Archipelago; Folivari and Studiocanal-backed “Samsam”; Brazilian Nsfw claymation “Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People”; and French-German-Belgian “Yakari.”

New to this year

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