Folman wanted to tell Anne’s well-known story “to the youngest audience I could.”
The director of “Belle” says that a lot of anime filmmakers present young women in a way that “has nothing to do with the reality of who they are.”
This could well be the longest standing ovation the festival has ever given to an animated film.
The festival will also host the world premiere of “Satoshi Kon, The Illusionist,” a documentary about the late anime master.
When it comes to animation, the co-producers of “The Legend of Hei” mean business.
The animal-centric version of the Jules Verne novel stars a marmoset and a scheming frog.
Indie Sales has boarded Rémi Chayé’s next hand-drawn feature film.
Studio Ghibli’s first-ever co-production went up against 17 live-action films at Cannes, and won the special jury prize.
After a six-year break, Sony Pictures Classics is back in the animation game.
It’s the first European film that Japan’s legendary Studio Ghibli has co-produced.