A synopsis and the first piece of artwork has emerged from “The Red Turtle,” the feature directorial debut of celebrated Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit (“The Monk and the Fish” and the Oscar-winning “Father and Daughter”).
2014 is shaping up to be one of the strongest years for quirky and original animated features. True, there’s the usual spate of sequels—”Rio 2,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Planes: Fire and Rescue”—but looking beyond those films, there are some genuinely fresh ideas on the horizon, most notably Laika’s “The Boxtrolls,” Reel FX’s “Book of Life,” and Cartoon Saloon’s “Song of the Sea.”
It took seven years, but the bonkers South Korean animated feature “Aachi & Ssipak” has finally been made available for American audiences.
“Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: A Rapid Love Story” is a 72-minute stop motion opera directed by Mait Laas.
Distributor GKIDS announced this morning that they have acquired North American distribution rights to Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated hand-drawn pic “Song of the Sea.”
It’s been almost two years since we first wrote about “Ernest & Celestine” on Cartoon Brew, and the wait is almost over.
“The Nut Job 2” has been set for release on January 15, 2016,
John Kahrs, who left Disney abruptly after winning the Oscar for “Paperman,” has landed at Paramount’s new animation group.