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Annecy Reveals Feature Films and Work In Progress

The Annecy International Animation Festival
is the world's biggest animation festival. Every June the picturesque French town becomes host to the cream of animation talent from around the world alongside legions of fans.

Attendees will get the chance to see some of the latest and best animation in the festival's competition. Additionally, there will be the chance to get sneak peeks at some of the most highly anticipated upcoming films, including Nimona, Elemental, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Mutant Mayhem, and Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken, as well as the world premiere of The Spider Within: A Spider-Verse Story. This year's Work In Progress sessions include Batman Azteca, Spellbound, Flow, Juliet and The King and more

The festival has previously revealed this year's shorts, TV and commissioned films. This week at their press conference they revealed this year's feature films in competition and work-in-progress sessions.

Feature Films In Competition

Art College 1994
Directed by: Jian Liu
Country: China

Four Souls of Coyote
Directed by: Áron Gauder 
Country: Hungary

Kensuke's Kingdom
Directed by: Neil Boyle, Kirk Hendry
Country: United Kingdom, Luxembourg, France

La Sirène
Directed by: Sepideh Farsi 
Country: Germany, Belgium, France, Luxembourg

Linda veut du poulet ! (Chicken For Linda)
Directed by: Chiara Malta , Sébastien Laudenbach
Country: France, Italy

Lonely Castle in the Mirror
Directed by: Keiichi Hara 
Country: Japan

Mars Express
Directed by: Jérémie Perin 
Country: France

Sirocco et le Royaume des courants d'air (Sirocco and the Kingdom of Air Streams)
Directed by: Benoît Chieux 
Country: Belgium, France

The Inseparables
Directed by: Jérémie Degruson 
Country: Belgium, Spain, France

The Inventor
Directed by: Jim Capobianco, Pierre-Luc Granjon 
Country: USA, France, Ireland

The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes
Directed by: Tomohisa Taguchi 
Country: Japan

Feature Film  Contrechamp in Competition

Adam change lentement (When Adam Changes)
Directed by: Joël Vaudreuil
Country: Canada

Heavies tendres (Tender Metalheads)
Directed by: Carlos Perez-Reche , Joan Francesc Tomas Monfort
Country: Spain

Johnny & Me - Eine Zeitreise mit John Heartfield
Directed by: Katrin Rothe
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Komada - A Whisky Family
Directed by: Masayuki Yoshihara 
Country: Japan

La Grotte sacrée (The Sacred Cave)
Directed by: Daniel Minlo Masso Cyrille 
Country: Cameroon

Robot Dreams
Directed by: Pablo Berger 
Country: Spain, France

Rosa and the Stone Troll
Directed by: Karla Nor Holmback
Country: Denmark

Directed by: Cynthia Madanat Sharaiha 
Country: Jordan

Directed by: Bill Plympton
Country: USA, France

Directed by: Marcell Jankovics, Lajos Csakovics
Country: Hungary

Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light
Directed by: Filip Posivac
Country: Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia

White Plastic Sky
Directed by: Tibor Banoczki, Sarolta Szabo 
Country: Hungary, Slovakia

Screening Events

Blue Giant
Country: Japan

Deep Sea
Country: China

Détective Conan : le Sous-marin noir
Country: Japan

Country: USA

Garden of Remembrance
Country: Japan

In the Stars
Country: Chile

Inspector Sun and the Curse of the Black Widow
Country: Spain

Kaina of the Great Snow Sea: Star Sage
Country: Japan

La Forêt de Mademoiselle Tang (The Forest of Miss Tang)
Country: France

Country: USA

Nina et le Secret du hérisson
Country: France, Luxembourg

Ozi, Voice of the Forest
Country: France, United Kingdom

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken
Country: USA

Screecher's Reach
Country: Ireland

Sirocco et le Royaume des courants d'air (Sirocco and the Kingdom of Air Streams)
Country: Belgium, France

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Mutant Mayhem
Country: USA

The Canterville Ghost
Country: India, Ireland, United Kingdom

The Concierge
Country: Japan

The First Slam Dunk
Country: Japan

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim
Country: USA
Film Index

The Spider Within: A Spider-Verse Story
Country: USA

The Spy Dancer
Country: France

Trolls Band Together
Country: USA

Country: USA

Work In Progress

Amélie ou la Métaphysique des tubes (Little Amélie or the Character of Rain)
Country: France

Bakeneko Anzu-Chan (Ghost Cat Anzu)
Country: Japan, France

Batman Azteca: choque de imperios
Country: Mexico, USA

Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix
Country: France, USA

Ceci est mon cœur (Here Lies My Heart)
Country: Luxembourg, France, Canada, Slovakia

Coração das Trevas (Heart Of Darkness)
Country: Brazil, France

Dans la forêt sombre et mystérieuse (Into the Wonderwoods)
Country: France, Luxembourg

Empereur (Emperor)
Country: France, Germany

Eugène, le mystère Falleni (Eugene)
Country: France

Country: Latvia, France

Frankelda y el príncipe de los sustos (Frankelda and the Prince of Spooks)
Country: Mexico

Juliet and the King
Country: Iran

La jeune fille qui pleurait des perles
Country: Canada

Country: France, Luxembourg

Country: USA

Sultana's Dream
Country: Spain, Germany

Sunset Motel
Country: Switzerland, France