The L.A.-based festival released its lineup today, featuring 100th anniversary events for Warner Bros. and Disney.
“A lot of people have a lot of ideas how [Ruby] should be living her life and this journey she goes on is figuring out how she wants to,” says director Kirk DeMicco.
Several titles spanning back to the 1930s have been digitized and were screened at this year’s Annecy Festival.
In an Annecy masterclass, del Toro said recent box office hits like ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Mario’ could convince studios to give more leeway to animation filmmakers.
Industry executives discuss how decades-old stories don’t always work with contemporary standards of representation, storytelling, and relatability.
In Annecy, Disney announced four new animated series titles, sneak peeked eight more, and announced five renewals.
Annecy’s MIFA Feature Pitches offered up a visually and narratively diverse lineup that we’ll be tracking in the years to come.
Director Joël Vaudreuil spoke to us about the film’s small-town influences and making the jump from short to feature filmmaking.
Directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane spoke with us about the visual development of the film’s medieval/futuristic world and characters.
He’s directed some of Disney’s most beloved films of the modern era, but making I’m Hip required John Musker to do something he hadn’t done regularly in the last 40 years: animate.
We’ve put together a list of ten shorts that demonstrate the breadth and diversity available at this year’s Annecy Festival.
With so many screenings, panels, workshops, pitches, and parties, it’s impossible to catch everything at Annecy.
Two of the children and one adult are in “serious condition.” All six were taken to the hospital.
This year’s WIA World Summit will place a special emphasis on gender justice.
We spoke with animation organizations from around the world that are spearheading the industry’s green push.
Stories x Women provides international opportunities to women animators from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.
Other Annecy highlights include debuts for ‘Nimona’ and ‘Ruby Gillman’ plus tons of high-profile first looks.
In total, 17 films, series, and interactive works will host WIP presentations at this year’s Annecy.
This year, 23 features will compete at Annecy, 11 in the official competition and 12 in Contrechamp.
‘Elemental’ will then hit theaters on June 16, with ‘Ruby heading to cinemas on June 30.