Following on from the streaming services’ first Best Animated Feature that won an Oscar for Pinocchio by Guillermo del ToroNetflix will attend the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June to preview a range of upcoming projects and preview its summer release Nimonabased on the graphic novel by ND Stevenson.
Nimona directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane, Stevenson, producers Karen Ryan and Julie Zackary, and production designer Aidan Sugano will be present at the festival. In addition to the screening, a making-of session is scheduled.
Another panel will examine the highly anticipated Aardman Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nuggetthe sequel to the 2000 stop-motion animated film Chicken coop, which is still the best-grossed stop-motion animated film of all time. In Annecy, director Sam Fell, producer Leyla Hobart and exec producer and Aardman founder Peter Lord speak.
The creative team behind it Blue-eyed samurai – creators and exec-producers Michael Green and Amber Noizumi and supervising director Jane Wu – will discuss their upcoming series, which follows a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life of disguise as he seeks revenge in Edo-era Japan. period of time.
Visitors will also be treated to a preview of the release in the fall Liondescribed as a coming-of-age animated musical comedy about senior year of grade school seen through the eyes of Leo, a 74-year-old lizard (and class pet) voiced by Adam Sandler.
Netflix plans to reveal an exclusive clip of it exploding kittens, an adult animated comedy series starring Tom Ellis and Lucy Liu. In the story, both God and the Devil are sent to Earth, in the bodies of fat domestic cats.
During the festival, episodes of Netflix’ Agent Elvis, Mech cadets, ONI: The story of thunder god And The Sandman will compete in the Annecy TV categories.
Jorge R Gutierrez, the Emmy award-winning creator of Netflix’s Maya and the Threedesigned the official poster of this year’s Annecy Festival to celebrate Mexican animation, which is in the spotlight this year.