The film is the most high-profile indie animated title so far to skip theatrical release as a result of the coronavirus.
“The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run” is currently due to hit theaters on August 7 — among the earliest scheduled releases in the calendar.
“Trolls World Tour” did well on video-on-demand. Universal wants to repeat the formula. Theaters are furious.
Get drunk with your director, treat them like a spouse, and be ready to annoy them. This worked for Nicolas Schmerkin, at least.
The coronavirus has pushed other releases back — and may still do the same with these two.
Japan’s favorite gentleman thief returns in his first cg outing.
The days of exclusive theatrical windows will eventually come to an end. Coronavirus is simply speeding up the process.
With nearly all U.S. theaters shut down for the foreseeable future, companies like Disney are adapting in real-time.
The number of theaters that have gone dark runs well into the thousands.
“Trolls World Tour” will be the guinea pig in a major experiment for Hollywood film studios.
The Spanish sales agency has picked up international rights to Espinet’s debut feature, which is based on his graphic novel.
Distribution arrangements have been confirmed for the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Japan, which is co-producing the historical epic.
The awards recognize achievements in European animated feature filmmaking. The winners will be announced on March 5.
The French sales company has closed a range of deals for “Marona’s Fantastic Tale,” “Little Nicholas,” and “Bigfoot Superstar.”
To help contain the coronavirus, Chinese distributors have canceled releases during the highly profitable new year holiday.
Shorter festival windows, easy access to digital production tools, and uninhibited explorations of sexuality are just some of the recent developments in the world of animated shorts.
The Studio Ghibli library will soon be easier than ever to watch in the U.S. and Canada.
The Chinese box office phenomenon is headed to U.S. theaters later this month.
The investment is an effort to expand anime’s audience outside Japan, as the country’s domestic market approaches saturation.
Marcell Jankovic’s 1981 animation masterpiece will get a theatrical release next spring.
The deal encompasses all seven of Plympton’s feature films as well as over 50 of his shorts.
The first edition of “Animation Next” will tour U.S. theaters this fall.
The film is premiering this week at Annecy.
The Chinese film grossed $67 million during its China run.
Makoto Shinkai’s last film “Your Name” smashed worldwide box office records for anime.
Winner of both the Goya and European Film Award, “Another Day of Life” will be released this year in the U.S.
Indie Sales has boarded Rémi Chayé’s next hand-drawn feature film.
STX, which is also releasing “Uglydolls,” will now release a second animated feature in the U.S. this year.
The company is pivoting from a video platform to a software tools company.
In France, where short films are financed by subsidies, the short film distribution strategy developed by Luce Grosjean is inspired by the way American short directors consider their films: a stepping stone to other projects.