Animation Is Film announced today the preliminary competition line-up and jury for its inaugural edition. The Festival will present a selection of new animated feature films from Asia, Europe, South America and North America, with both juried and audience prizes. The full festival line-up will be announced and tickets will be on sale starting September 20 at animationisfilm.com.
The festival launches October 20-22 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. The Festival will present a highly selective showcase of animated films from around the world, plus red carpet, filmmaker Q&As, special events, receptions, and both juried and audience awards.
On Hayao Miyazaki’s birthday, GKIDS and Fathom Events will celebrate by bringing the acclaimed director’s masterpiece, Princess Mononke, back to select American theaters for two nights: January 5, 2017 (with English dubbed) and January 9, 2017 (in the original Japanese with English subtitles).
The 2016 Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterioso, will have a two-night theatrical run – featuring exclusive bonus features – on December 27 & 29.
Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterioso features the Whovian take on superheroes and will air on BBC America on christmas Day – but the theatrical run will include featurettes A New Kind of Superhero and Doctor Who Extra.
The special screenings are made possible by the team of BBC Worldwide North America and Fathom Events. Follow the break for details.
The long lost Doctor Who six-part series – recreated in animated form based on original audio, surviving photos and film clips – will be making a one-night only theatrical appearance on Monday, November 14 (7 pm local time).
This special event is presented by BBC America and Fathom Events. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, October 14th at 10am ET. Follow the jump for details.
Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks will premiere on BBC America on Saturday, November 19th (8:25/7:25C). For details and a teaser trailer, read on.
‘Daryl Hall & John Oates: Recorded Live From Dublin’ Brings Epic Emerald Isle Concert to U.S. Movie Theaters. Fathom Events, Cinema 1 and Eagle Rock Entertainment to Present Famed Duo’s Concert in Select Cinemas on February 19.
The Season Eight premiere of Doctor Who, Deep Breath, introducing Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in his first full-length adventure, will receive a limited theatrical premiere. Helping the new doctor adjust are old friends, Madame Vastra and her lovely wife, Jenny.
On Saturday, August 23rd and Monday, August 25th, BBC America and Fathom Events will show Deep Breath in twelve theaters in twelve American cities. Tickets are now available at www.FathomEvents.com.
As part of The Twelfth Doctor’s debut adventure, superfan and nerd extraordinaire Chris Hardwick will host Doctor Who: Live-Pre-Show at 7:30pm ET and Doctor Who: After Who Live following the premiere on BBC America’s new series, Intruders, on August 25th.
Leading up to the Season Eight premiere, BBC America will air a series of Doctor Who-related specials: Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion an Real History of Science Fiction: Time (Saturday, August 16th), and Doctor Who: The Ultimate Timelord (Monday August 18th). As well, starting August 6th, fans can vote for their favorite Doctor Who episodes with the top selections of this ‘Make Your Own Sunday poll will be included in a marathon on Sunday, August 24th. For further details, follow the jump.