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    Animation Is Film Festival Releases Lineup Including ‘Mirai’ from GKIDS

    While the Fall is often defined by the festival circuit, the time between NYFF and AFI seems to belong to releases at the theater. However, one genre that never seemed to get it’s due were the animated features. Unless you were a Disney film, many of these features get buried in the larger festivals. This led GKIDS and Annecy International Animation […] More

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    Animation is Film Festival Announces 2017 Award Winners

    LOS ANGELES (October 24, 2017) – Animation is Film announced the winners of its inaugural festival today with “The Breadwinner,” directed by Nora Twomey, sweeping both top honors of The Grand Prize, selected by the festival jury, and the Audience Award, selected by festival attendees. Twomey co-directed the Oscar®-nominated “The Secret of Kells” from Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon, the […] More