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Annecy unveils 2017 line-up

Annecy unveils 2017 line-up
Zombillenium announced as opener; China named as guest country, Guillermo del Toro to return.

French animator and illustrator Arthur de Pin’s child-friendly comedy-horror tale Zombillenium (pictured) - set against the backdrop of an amusement-terror park were the staff are a motley crew of vampires, zombies and werewolves - will open this year’s edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, running June 12-17 this year.

It is among nine special event screenings including Pixar’s Cars 3, which will be proceeded by a presentation of footage from Mexico-set, Day of the Dead-inspired drama Coco in the presence of director Lee Unkrich, producer Darla K. Anderson and co-director Adrian Molina; Despicable Me 3 and The Big Bad Fox And Other Animals.

Zombillenium will also compete in the 10-title feature film competition.

Other contenders for Annecy’s Cristal for best feature film include Iranian director Ali Soozandeh’s Tehran Taboo, exploring sexuality
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Genndy Tartakovsky's Goodnight Mr. Foot Photos

Genndy Tartakovsky's Goodnight Mr. Foot Photos
Hotel Transylvania is still playing in theaters nationwide, and with Halloween approaching, director Genndy Tartakovsky has a special treat for the fans. Regal Cinemas is debuting the filmmaker's new animated short Goodnight, Mr. Foot before all Hotel Transylvania screenings starting Friday, October 26. Take a look at the first three photos from the short, then read all the official details in the press release.

Hotel Transylvania - the record-setting 3D computer-animated monster comedy from Sony Pictures Animation that ranked as the biggest September opening in movie history and the best opening ever for the studio - is releasing a new animated short as a special Halloween treat.

Beginning October 26, all digital showings of Hotel Transylvania in Regal Entertainment Group Cinemas around the country will be preceded with a new traditionally animated short directed by the film's director, 13-time Emmy nominee (and three-time Emmy winner) Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars
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