The Island - one of the 66 Projects Chosen for 22nd Edition of CARTOON MOVIE CARTOON MOVIE, the European pitching and co-production event for animated features, has announced [...]
Cartoon Movie gathers in Bordeaux the latest animation feature projects: around 60 selected projects, and about 900 animation producers, directors, authors, distributors, sales agents, broadcasters, publishers and new platforms from +40 countries.
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).
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.
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.
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
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.