Anime Review: Mirai (2018) by Mamoru Hosoda

Director Mamoru Hosoda, founder of production house Studio Chizu, has brought us some very compelling and imaginative anime films during the latest years like “The Boy and The Beast” and “Wolf ...

The very first Anime Film Festival will show a selection of anime classics in London on September 7th

The brand new Anime Film Festival is taking place on Saturday 7th September in London’s West End, with a programme of visually stunning and captivating films from Japan which will keep keen anime ...

Anime Review: Mirai (2018) by Mamoru Hosoda

Director Mamoru Hosoda, founder of production house Studio Chizu, has brought us some very compelling and imaginative anime films during the latest years like “The Boy and The Beast” and “Wolf ...

Annecy: Gkids Picks Up ‘Marona’s Fantastic Tale’ for U.S. (Exclusive)

In the first high-profile U.S. deal at this year’s Annecy Animation Film Festival, New York’s Gkids has secured North American rights to main Annecy competition contender “Marona’s Fantastic Tale.” ...

Annecy: Gkids to Release China’s ‘White Snake’ in North America

Gkids has acquired North American rights to Chinese animated feature “White Snake.” The film was released in China earlier this year and this week has its international premier at the Annecy Int’l ...

Charades Boards Alberto Vázquez’s Ambitious ‘Unicorn Wars’ (Exclusive)

Charades Boards Alberto Vázquez’s Ambitious ‘Unicorn Wars’ (Exclusive) Rolling off Cannes Directors’ Fortnight hit “I Lost My Body,” Charades has boarded another artful animated film, “Unicorn Wars,” Alberto Vázquez’s solo follow-up to “Birdboy: the Forgotten Children.” ...

‘Weathering With You’: Gkids Acquires Makoto Shinkai’s Follow-Up To Japan’s Top-Grossing Toon – Watch Teaser

Gkids has acquired out of Cannes Weathering with You, director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura’s follow-up to Your Name, which is Japan top-grossing animated movie ever and is getting a ...

Cannes: Daniel Dae Kim Joins Joe Penna’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Stowaway’

Cannes: Daniel Dae Kim Joins Joe Penna’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Stowaway’ Daniel Dae Kim, best known recently for ABC’s “The Good Doctor,” will join Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette in Joe Penna’s sci-fi thriller “Stowaway.” The movie marks the second feature from Penna and ...

‘Little Prince’ Producer to Adapt ‘Little Nicholas’ as Animated Film (Exclusive)

After having been successfully adapted into a pair of live-action movies, “Le Petit Nicolas,” based on the popular series of French children’s books from the ’60s, will be back on the big screen in an ...

Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Flashes Rebel Spirit By Selecting Netflix Pic ‘Wounds’, Risking Wrath Of Local Exhibitors

The Directors’ Fortnight, which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival, has flashed its rebel spirit by selecting Netflix film Wounds among its lineup. Doing so could potentially rile local ...

Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Includes Robert Pattinson Pic ‘The Lighthouse’, Takashi Miike, Netflix Film ‘Wounds’ & Luca Guadagnino Short

Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Includes Robert Pattinson Pic ‘The Lighthouse’, Takashi Miike, Netflix Film ‘Wounds’ & Luca Guadagnino Short The prestigious Directors’ Fortnight, which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival, has revealed an intriguing lineup which includes Robert Eggers’ (The Witch) Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe ...

Film Review: ‘Penguin Highway’

Something is piping small, cat-sized penguins into the middle of a small-town field in “Penguin Highway,” an irresistibly out-there mystery that plays like a cross between “Close Encounters of the ...

Legend of Shara Dlc comes to Tangledeep

Impact Gameworks has announced the release of Legend of Shara Dlc, the first full expansion for their old school roguelike dungeon crawler Tangledeep. This brand new expansion will feature a whole ...

Gkids, Beijing Film Panorama launch Animation Is Film Beijing

Gkids, Beijing Film Panorama launch Animation Is Film Beijing Roster includes retrospective of Japan’s Mamoru Hosoda. Gkids and Beijing Film Panorama will present an animation section within the upcoming Beijing International Film Festival (Bjiff) called ...

Mexico’s Guadalajara Animation Competitions Go Global

Mexico’s Guadalajara Animation Competitions Go Global In a year of change and growth for Mexico’s Guadalajara Intl. Film Festival (Ficg), the revamped animation competitions, godfathered by Guadalajara native Guillermo del Toro, stand out as key examples ...

“Shoplifters” and “The Blood of Wolves” clean up at the 42nd Japan Academy Awards

It was a good day for both Hirokazu Koreeda’s Palme d’Or winner “Shoplifters” as well as Kazuya Shiraishi’s crime thriller “The Blood of Wolves” who both managed to clean up at the 42nd Japan Academy ...

Check out the first nine minutes of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse!

Last Sunday, Spider-man: Into The Spider-verse took home the award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 91st Academy Awards, besting the competition which included Incredibles 2, Isle Of Dogs, Ralph ...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Wins Oscar for Best Animated Movie

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Wins Oscar for Best Animated Movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Sony took a big gamble in putting out another Spider-Man project with a twist. However, the gamble paid off extremely ...

91st Academy Awards Spread The Wealth As “Green Book” takes Best Picture

Wow. After all that, the Oscars managed to still surprise us. Last night, the Academy Awards were held for the 91st time, with the telecast actually running rather smoothly. The winners included some ...

Spider-man - Sony Pictures first animation Oscar win

Spider-man: Into The Spider-verse has won the Oscar for best-animated feature at the 91st Academy Awards. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller collected the ...

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