FESTS AND EVENTS
Disney Debuts ‘Feast’ Short at Annecy June 11: If you were lucky enough to be at the Annecy International Animation Festival, you may have seen an advance screening of Feast, a new animated short film from Walt
June 16: Acclaimed French director Sylvain Chomet ( The Illusionist, The Triplets of Belleville) has revealed he is pursuing the feature project The Thousand Miles with London studio Th1ng, Variety reports. The film will be developed and produced by Savoy & Gregory and is inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings by Federico Fellini. Demian Gregory and Tommaso Rossellini co-wrote the screenplay. The Thousand Miles will blend live-action and hand-drawn animation to tell the story of a middle-aged count who takes part in Le Mille Miglia car race. The journey then transforms into a magical odyssey during which the count reflects on his youth and life experiences. The count will be played both in the live action and animated segments by Italian prince Emanuele Filiberto. The Thousand Miles is expected to begin production early next year.