Steve Box to helm 'Moomins' series

Steve Box to helm 'Moomins' series Box, who won an Oscar for The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, will direct a new series based on the classic childrens’ animation. Oscar-winning director Steve Box, whose credits including Wallace And ...

Nordisk Fond aims to back more ambitious projects

Nordisk Fond aims to back more ambitious projects Nordics fund also increases support for documentaries by 20%. The Nordisk Film & TV Fond is launching a revised strategy in 2016 to support two to four “more ambitious” feature films and TV dramas ...

Sixteen features up for Best Animated Feature Film at the Oscars

As Hollywood gears up for awards season, Deadline is reporting that a total of sixteen features have been submitted for consideration for the Oscar for Best Animated Film at the 88th Academy Awards: ...

16 Animated Films Make Oscar Shortlist

Sixteen animated features have been submitted for consideration for the Best Animated Feature category at the upcoming 88th Academy Awards in February. Only five of these films will be nominated for ...

'Anomalisa', 'Inside Out' among 16 animation Oscar contenders

'Anomalisa', 'Inside Out' among 16 animation Oscar contenders The Academy has announced the titles submitted for consideration in the animation feature category for the 88th Academy Awards. Several of the films have not yet been released in the Us and at least ...

Moomins On The Riviera DVD Review

Directors: Xavier Picard and Hanna Hemila Starring: Russell Tovey, Nathaniel Parker, Tracey Ann Oberman, Stephanie Winiecki, Ruth Gibson Running Time: 80 minutes Rating: U Moomins – you either had ...

Vertigo launches VOD site

Vertigo launches VOD site Exclusive: UK film and distribution company launches new digital platform. Vertigo Releasing has launched new digital platform, Vertigo On Demand, offering access to the distributor’s catalogue of ...

Moomins On The Riviera Review

Director: Xavier Picard & Hanna Hemila Cast (Voices): Tracy Ann Oberman, Nathaniel Parker, Russell Tovey Certificate: U Running Time: 77 minutes Synopsis: In search of adventure, the Moomins, ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Moomins

In the upcoming film Moomins On The Riviera, audiences will delve back into the charming tales of Tove Jansson’s classic comics. For many of us The Moomins are a part of our childhood, but how much do ...

New Moomins On The Riviera Trailer Arrives

New Moomins On The Riviera Trailer Arrives Birthed on screen in 1959, the Moomins are as old as Barbie and Ben-Hur (the Charlton Heston one) and with a movie in the pipeline, almost as enduring. The cute hippo-like critters are starring in ...

Exclusive: Moomins On The Riviera Gets A New Poster

Exclusive: Moomins On The Riviera Gets A New Poster On Saturday, March 14th Moomins On The Riviera will have its Us premiere at the New York International Children’s Film Festival in New York, 60 years after Jansson’s original comic strip class was ...

Cartoon capers on the Riviera by Richard Mowe

Xavier Picard on Moomins’ universal appeal: “Jansson has created complete eccentrics who have a lot of humour yet live a simple life in harmony with Nature and with respect for others." Based on the ...

Alert the Kiddies! The New York International Children’s Film Festival (Nyicff) is now front and center.

Youngsters and oldsters alike…here is the reel deal: The New York International Children’s Film Festival (Nyicff) will be making its presence known in the upcoming days. On tap for the 18th annual ...

The big animated films of 2015

Looking for a handy guide to 2015's biggest animated movies, from Shaun The Sheep to Minions and Peanuts? Then step this way... There have been far better years for family entertainment, and for ...

Vertigo takes Moomins for UK

Vertigo takes Moomins for UK Exclusive: Indie Sales handles rights to Moomins On The Riviera; UK release planned for May 2015. Vertigo has acquired UK rights to Moomins On The Riviera from Paris-based sales company Indie Sales. ...

London Film Festival 2014: full line-up

London Film Festival 2014: full line-up Browse all the sections of the 58th London Film Festival (Oct 8-18) including the galas, competition titles and individual sections. Alphabetical list of titles by section including feature premiere ...

Indie Sales takes Bridges of Sarajevo

Indie Sales takes Bridges of Sarajevo Exclusive: World sales company also offers new titles by Jean-Pierre Améris, Xavier Picard, Quentin Dupieux. Indie Sales has picked up the international rights for the Cannes Special Screenings title ...

There's A Lot To Laugh At "On The Riviera"

The Prince and the Pauper plot conceit was barely an original idea when Mark Twain wrote it, but by 1951 it was already a timeless story. In the case of On the Riviera, though, this particular version ...

Your Vote Counts! 20th Century Fox Brings Classic Films to Blu-ray

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is letting you decide what classic films they will release on Blu-ray for the first time. That’s right, your vote counts. Fans vote for their favorite classic ...