Annecy International Animation Film Festival. It is the king of the web, Spider-Man, who opened the ball of summer animated films on May 31 with the continuation of his adventures through the multiverse, who unfortunately gets caught in the net yet brilliantly woven in the first part, Oscar-winning in 2019. The spider-man will also be present for a behind-the-scenes session of its production at the 47th edition of the Annecy Festival.
Extended by one day to cope with the growth in attendance (13,000 accredited last year, a record), the event will open this Sunday evening with Sirocco and the Kingdom of Air Currents, a French fantasy film -Belgian by Benoît Chieux. It is one of the many feature films produced or co-produced by France: seven out of eleven, just in official competition, including La Sirène (in theaters June 28) by Iranian director Sepideh Farsi, about a teenager trying to save his family. during the Iran-Iraq war in 1980. Back in force last year in Annecy, studios and platforms across the Atlantic will still be numerous. The five natural elements of Elementary, the latest from Pixar (in theaters June 21), will meet the mermaids and giant squids of Ruby, the teenager Kraken, production Dreamworks (released June 28), and, under the Netflix banner , the metamorphic creatures of Nimona (online June 30) and especially the valiant hens of Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget, sequel to the famous feature film from Aardman studios expected for the winter and whose figurines can be discovered in an exhibition in Bonlieu, beating heart of the festival.