Anca Damian’s “The Island” to be finished before the end of the year

2021-06-30T19:26:22+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Press The Island|

Publish Date: April 28, 2020
Author: Stefan Dobroiu

The only Romanian director to have delivered animated features over the last decade, Anca Damian is currently in production with her newest project, The Island, which she describes as a musical comedy and "an upside-down Robinson Crusoe story". The film is a co-production between Damian's Aparte Film, Take Five (Belgium) and Komadoli (France).

Anca Damian : “Nous sommes seuls mais nous rigolons ensemble”

2021-06-30T19:26:13+00:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Press The Island|

Publish Date: April 24, 2020
Author: Emmanuel Laurentin and Fanny Richez

Coronavirus, une conversation mondiale | Depuis Bucarest, la réalisatrice Anca Damian, qui connait très bien la France, nous donne son point de vue d'artiste sur le confinement mis en place dans son pays. Malgré la crise, le peuple roumain ne se départit pas de son humour et de son autodérision.

Cartoon Movie 2020: Six Most-Anticipated Titles

2021-06-30T19:24:26+00:00March 8th, 2020|Categories: Press The Island|

Publish Date: March 8, 2020
Author: Ramin Zahed

If you were to judge the health of the European animation feature industry by the quality of the projects presented at the latest edition of Cartoon Movie in Bordeaux (March 3-5), the industry is faring quite well: There are many interesting, innovative and thought-provoking projects made for both family and adult audiences in the pipeline. We were fortunate to catch some of these presentations at the event.

Cartoon movie 2020 top picks

2021-06-30T19:24:19+00:00March 7th, 2020|Categories: Press The Island|

Publish Date: March 7, 2020
Author: Vassilis Kroustallis

Here's our report of the major European pitching event for animation features, CARTOON Movie, and the projects that we highlighted during the event. (...) Anca Damian's The Island (in development) and Even Mice Belong in Heaven (in production) by Jan Bubinecek and Denisa Grimmova are two of the most prominent examples of what is to come for this region in the upcoming years, even though co-productions like the Czech participation (Maur Film) in Florence Miailhe's The Crossing are a case in point.

Cartoon movie 2019 : 9 projets à suivre, signés Claude Barras, Anca Damian (The Island), Sébastien Laudenbach ou encore Mirai Mizue

2021-06-30T20:00:55+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Press The Island|

Publish Date: March 21, 2019
Encore à l'état de concept (bien avancé, cela dit, vu ce que la réalisatrice nous a montré de son animatique), The island est une forme de comédie musicale inspirée de Robinson Crusoé, sur fond de crise des réfugiés.

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