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"The Boy and the World" Wins Top Prize at Annecy Awards

The Brazilian film took home the Cristal, while Bill Plympton's "Cheatin'" was also recognized.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 11th, 2019

2014 Annecy Film Festival Awards: Brazil’s ‘Boy And The World’ Takes Top Prizes

The 38th Annecy International Film Festival announced its top winners for the 2014 event, led by the Brazilian feature The Boy and the World (O menino e o mundo) winning both the audience and Cristal Award. The film, directed by Ale Abreu, centers on glo.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 11th, 2019

"The Boy and the World" Wins Top Prize at Annecy Awards

The Brazilian film took home the Cristal, while Bill Plympton's "Cheatin'" was also recognized.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 11th, 2019

Ile de France Commission, Orchestra Ink Partnership

ANNECY — The Ile de France Film Commission, one of Europe’s best-known – and most active – regional film-TV orgs, has inked a alliance with the Ile de France National Orchestra, lead by Enrique Mazzola. Signed at the Annecy Animation F.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 13th, 2014

Annecy-Showcased ‘Heart of Darkness’ Moves To Rio

Brazil’s Karmatique Imagens is set to produce a toon mini-series and feature that is freely inspired by Joseph Conrad’s legendary novel “Heart of Darkness.” Project made its market bow this week at Annecy’s Intl. Animation Film Market (M.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 14th, 2019

French TV Animation Production Drops 16% and Theatrical Admissions of Toons Fall 18.6% in 2012

ANNECY, France — French TV animation production dropped 16.3% to 181.8 million Euros ($246.7 million) while theatrical admissions of animated features fell 18.6% to 26.4 million tickets sold in 2012. Figures were unveiled on Wednesday in Annecy, during .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 16th, 2019

Picture Tree Intl., Ocean Films Board ‘Adama’

ANNECY – Germany’s Picture Tree International and France’s Ocean Films have boarded animated feature “Adama,” Simon Rouby’s period odyssey-come-coming of age tale which bids fair to be a Work in Progress highlight at this year’s Annecy Anim.....»»

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‘Funan,’ ‘Extraordinary Tales’ Lead Annecy MIFA Biz Reveals (EXCLUSIVE)

ANNECY — In an edition galvanized by spectacular first glimpse presentations — Pixar’s “Inside Out,” Sony’s “The Smurfs Movie,” Pathe’s “Evolution Man” — the premiere of Disney’s “Feast,” a new trailer of .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 14th, 2014

Chile’s Zumbastico Unveils ‘Mango Brothers’ At Annecy

ANNECY — Chile’s Zumbastico Studios, one of Latin America’s fastest-rising animation houses, has joined forces with Santiago-based Punkrobot Studio Audiovisual to co-produce its first feature film, sci-fi animated comedy “The Mango Bro.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 13th, 2014

Sony Goes Back to European Drawing Board For New Generation ‘Smurfs’ Movie

ANNECY – A Smurfs-origins storyline; a forest setting; a hunkier Papa Smurf; a village which looks less a fun holiday camp, more like enchanted woods hamlet of the original comic books: An Annecy Festival Work in Progress  presentation Tuesday sugge.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 18th, 2019

Europa Distribution Analyzes Toon Pic Biz at Annecy

MADRID – Homing in on one of the biggest challenges for indie toon production worldwide, Europa Distribution will organize a three-day workshop at next week’s Annecy Animation Festival to analyze the distribution of European animated features. An E.U......»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 6th, 2014

Bill Plympton Takes Annecy Animation Fest by Storm

Some people go on vacation in June. Bill Plympton goes to Annecy. The man dubbed the King of Indie Animation is a popular draw at the famed French animation festival, which he’s attended since 1985. “That’s when I started discovering the potential o.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 5th, 2014

Girl Meets World: Adorable Young Stars Can"t Wait for You to See the Boy Meets World Spin-Off

If you're worried Girl Meets World won't deliver like Boy Meets World, fear not! "Boy Meets World was so top of the line, but Girl Meets World will live up to those........»»

Category: peopleSource: eonlineMay 31st, 2014

Novelist Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of this year's PEN/Pinter Prize in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers, the prize judges said on Friday. The prize, awarded by the British branch .....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooJul 2nd, 2019

"Whiplash" wins top prize at Deauville film fest

France's Deauville Film Festival on Saturday awarded its grand prize to director Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" which had also taken top honours at the Sundance festival earlier this year. The jury grand prize went to French-Canadian dir.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 13th, 2014

Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Ali Smith's Booker Prize-nominated novel How to be Both wins the Goldsmiths Prize for original fiction......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukNov 18th, 2014

Billy Joel wins the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song - Washington Post

MiamiHerald.comBilly Joel wins the Gershwin Prize for Popular SongWashington PostBilly Joel, the regular guy from Long Island who insists he's not a very good piano player, will be the next recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. Li.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 10th, 2019

Booker satire wins comedy book prize

A satire of the Booker Prize by Edward St Aubyn wins the Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMay 19th, 2014

ASC Awards: ‘The Revenant’ Wins Top Film Prize; Threepeat For Emmanuel Lubezki – Complete Winners List

The Revenant won the top film prize at the 30th annual ASC Awards, making it a threepeat for cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki. The Mexico City native also won the Theatrical Motion Picture trophy for Birdman last year and for Gravity in 2014 — and.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJan 17th, 2017

Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Wins Top Prize at Annie Awards

Joy was the primary emotion felt by Pixar after “Inside Out,” its heart-tugging journey through the mind of an 11-year-old girl, took home the top prize at the 43rd Annie Awards on Saturday night. In all, the film picked up 10 trophies, includ.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 7th, 2016

The Bunker Diary wins book prize

Kevin Brooks' fictional diary of a kidnapped boy held hostage in a bunker wins 2014's Cilip Carnegie Medal as Jon Klassen's This is Not My Hat wins the Kate Greenaway Medal......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJun 29th, 2019