Charades Attracts Buyers With 3D Animated Film ‘Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds’ (Exclusive)

Charades Attracts Buyers With 3D Animated Film ‘Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds’ (Exclusive) Charades, the Paris-based sales company behind the Oscar-nominated “Mirai” and “I Lost My Body,” has locked a raft of deals on “Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds,” a 3D animated feature inspired by ...

China box office: ‘Back To The Wharf’ comes in second over quiet weekend

China box office: ‘Back To The Wharf’ comes in second over quiet weekend Local war epic Sacrifice held on to the top spot and has reached a cume of $134.2m since opening on October 23. Local war epic Sacrifice held on to the top spot at the China box office over the ...

China Box Office: Korean War Film ‘Sacrifice’ Maintains Lead

China Box Office: Korean War Film ‘Sacrifice’ Maintains Lead China had a relatively quiet box office weekend, in which holdover Korean War-set title “Sacrifice” led for the third week in a row thanks to $14.4 million in sales, according to data from industry ...

China box office: War epic ‘Sacrifice’ moves past $100m in second week

China box office: War epic ‘Sacrifice’ moves past $100m in second week Japanese animation Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna came in second over the weekend, grossing $9.6m. Locally-produced war film Sacrifice topped China’s box office last weekend (October ...

China box office: War epic ‘Sacrifice’ grosses $53m on opening weekend

China box office: War epic ‘Sacrifice’ grosses $53m on opening weekend Patriotic film was produced to celebrate the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the Korean War. Local war epic Sacrifice topped the box office on its opening weekend (October 23-25) in China, ...

Japan’s Nippon TV Launches Animation Division

Japan’s Nippon TV Launches Animation Division Japanese broadcaster and content investor Nippon TV has created a dedicated animation division for the first time. Launched as part of the company’s international business division, the anime ...

‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ to Get First-Ever Blu-ray Release from Gkids

‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ to Get First-Ever Blu-ray Release from Gkids The influential anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” will soon be available on Blu-ray in North America for the first time. Gkids, known for distributing Studio Ghibli films in the U.S., will ...

On-Gaku: Our Sound Trailer Arrives, Acclaimed Manga Adaptation Is Coming in 2020

On-Gaku: Our Sound Trailer Arrives, Acclaimed Manga Adaptation Is Coming in 2020 On-Gaku: Our Sound, based on the acclaimed Manga, is going to get its big stateside release sometime in the back half of this year. The movie does not have a proper release date at this time, as most ...

Netflix Added 64 New Movies And 18 New TV Shows This Week

Netflix Added 64 New Movies And 18 New TV Shows This Week The first of the month is always a big day for streaming services, as that’s when the bulk of their new content for that month tends to hit, with the rest being dished out in small batches over the ...

French Film Execs Launch Traveling Drive-In Festival, Drawing Criticism from Exhibitors Org

French Film Execs Launch Traveling Drive-In Festival, Drawing Criticism from Exhibitors Org French film executives Mathieu Robinet, former head of Bac Films, and Yohann Comte, co-founder of Charades, have joined forces to launch Drive-in Festival, a not-for-profit initiative that will take ...

Sony Taps ‘Sorry for Your Loss’ Creator Kit Steinkellner To Pen Adaptation of Japanese Book ‘If Cats Disappeared From The World’; Masi Oka, Will Gluck Producing

Sony Taps ‘Sorry for Your Loss’ Creator Kit Steinkellner To Pen Adaptation of Japanese Book ‘If Cats Disappeared From The World’; Masi Oka, Will Gluck Producing Exclusive: Sony Pictures is developing an English-language feature adaptation, If Cats Disappeared from the World, based on Genki Kawamura’s bestselling Japanese book and 2016 Japanese film of the ...

‘Lupin the 3rd: The First’ Anime Film Based on Monkey Punch Franchise Gets Us Release From Gkids

‘Lupin the 3rd: The First’ Anime Film Based on Monkey Punch Franchise Gets Us Release From Gkids Gkids has acquired the North American distribution rights to the film “Lupin the 3rd: The First,” a Japanese anime film based on the long-running character and franchise from the Monkey Punch manga ...

Charades Scores Flurry of Sales Across Prestige Animation Slate (Exclusive)

Charades Scores Flurry of Sales Across Prestige Animation Slate (Exclusive) Charades, the Paris-based sales company behind the Oscar-nominated “I Lost My Body” and “Mirai,” has closed a raft of deals on high-profile animated features, including “Little Nicholas” and “Marona’s ...

Will Netflix’s animated feature ‘I Lost My Body’ find its way into the Oscar race?

In Netflix’s Oscar hopeful for best animated film, “I Lost My Body,” which premieres on the streaming service November 29, a resourceful and determined severed hand escapes a medical lab and ends up ...

Will Golden Globe Animated Feature nominations match completely with Oscars for 3rd year in a row?

Will Golden Globe Animated Feature nominations match completely with Oscars for 3rd year in a row? The Best Animated Feature Oscar race is starting to take shape, but first we have the various precursors to separate the wheat from the chaff. A win at the Golden Globes can arguably be the biggest ...

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 ...

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