Animation company GKIDS and Annecy International Film Festival have announced the second annual Animation Is Film Festival to run October 19-21 in Hollywood.
The festival will showcase animated features, special presentations, and animated short film programmes.
Last year’s inaugural Animation Is Film Festival featured special guests including The Breadwinner (pictured) executive producer Angelina Jolie and director Nora Twomey, The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay, The Big Bad Fox co-director Benjamin Renner, The Incredibles producer John Walker, and Mary And The Witch’s Flower director Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
The 2017 jury for the festival featured Warner Animation Group executive vice-president Allison Abbate, DreamWorks Animation president Bonnie Arnold, and Brave writer Brenda Chapman.
The Breadwinner went on to earn an animated feature Oscar nomination.