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23 October 2017 à 11:02

3 French films meet with success at the first Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles

Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, Zombillenium, and Mutafukaz all played to full houses during the first edition of this American film festival dedicated specifically to animation films.

Produced by the distributor GKids, in partnership with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, and Variety, Animation Is Film Festival took place from October 20 through 22 at the famous TCL Chinese 6 Theatrer in Hollywood. This first edition presented a competition section, classic animation films, and a section focusing on VR.

Angelina Jolie, executive producer of The Breadwinner, the opening film, was present for the inaugurale gala.

In terms of French productions, Benjamin Renner, Patrick Imbert (Big Bad Fox & Other Tales), Arthur de Pins, Alexis Ducord, Éric Neveux (Zombillenium), and Run (Mutafukaz) had all traveled to the event, with UniFrance's support. They presented their films and participated in Q&As after the screenings.

Author : Communications

Latest update : 24 October 2017 à 11:02 CEST

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Animation Is Film Festival - 2017

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : Animation