by Jennifer Wolfe

GKIDS and Beijing Film Panorama have partnered to present Animation Is Film Beijing, a special animation section within the upcoming Beijing Int’l Film Festival, which runs April 13-20, 2019. The Animation Is Film Beijing lineup will be the largest slate of non-Chinese feature film animation ever to be presented in China and will highlight the work the of critically-acclaimed, groundbreaking animation artists from around the world. The program is modelled on GKIDS’ Los Angeles-based festival Animation Is Film, and features most of the films appearing in the AIF 2018 lineup. In its ninth year, BJIFF is among the largest film festivals in the world and a cultural phenomenon in Beijing, with 230,000 tickets sold for the most recent edition…

Reblogged from Animation World Network

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