July 7, 2016

GKIDS to Release Miss Hokusai on October 14

GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced it has acquired distribution rights to MISS HOKUSAI, the latest feature from Japanese animation powerhouse Production I. G (GHOST IN THE SHELL, A LETTER TO MOMO).

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June 13, 2016

GKIDS to Executive Produce Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner with Angelina Jolie

GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of Distribution David Jesteadt will executive produce, along with Angelina Jolie Pitt and others, THE BREADWINNER, the latest feature from the two-time Academy Award ® nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon. GKIDS had its first Oscar ® nomination with Cartoon Saloon’s The Secret of Kells, co-directed by THE BREADWINNER director Nora Twomey. Cartoon’s Saloon’s Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells were also an Oscar ® nominee for GKIDS.

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May 19, 2016

GKIDS acquires “The Girl Without Hands” at Cannes!

GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement for all North American rights to the upcoming animated feature, THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS following the film’s premiere screening at the Cannes Film Festival. The film has already been announced to appear in competition at the Annecy International Animation Festival in June. The film is an adult fairytale based on a story by the Brothers Grimm.

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May 13, 2016

Only Yesterday and Boy and the World Available for Pre-Order!

Remember when it only took twenty five years to get Only Yesterday to North America? Well now you only have to wait two more months for the DVD and Blu-ray! You can bring Only Yesterday with all its glorious bonus features home with you on July 5th! And you can pre-order it right now!

ALSO Boy and the World is coming to Blu0ray and dVD the SAME day! And it can ALSO be pre-ordered right now! July 5th is going to be one hell of a day. Trailers and pre-order links below the jump.

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April 8, 2016

GKIDS at the Oscars!

We had TWO films, Boy and the World and When Marnie Was There, nominated for best animated feature this year at the Academy Awards. We were shocked and awed and incredibly humbled to receive our 7th and 8th nomination in seven years. It is always an absolute joy to see the films we deeply care about be recognized for all they are worth.

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