With over 100 animated features in development and production across Latin America, the region is setting itself up for an animation renaissance.
The first Brazilian animated film was shown in theaters on January 22, 1917.
A feature film is being planned for 2018.
Brazilian studio Lobo knocks it out of the park with this advertising short for textile maker Interface.
“Boy and the World” is angling to become the first Brazilian (not to mention South American) film nominated for an animated feature Academy Award.
The award-winning Brazilian director Alê Abreu reveals details exclusively to Cartoon Brew about his next animated feature.
“Parallel Connection,” a piece by Birdo and OSGEMEOS, plays on 45 screens in Times Square nightly.
The Venice Film Festival, which is the world’s oldest film festival, announced the line-up today for their 71st edition. The festival is known for not giving much consideration to animated cinema, but they always throw in a few animated films.
Hand-drawn feature animation from Brazil is gaining momentum on the international festival circuit. Last month the Brazilian feature “The Boy and the World” (“O menino e o mundo”) won the top feature prize at Annecy.
Foreign animation distributor GKIDS announced yesterday that they have acquired North American rights to the Brazilian film “Boy and the World.”