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First edition of the Animationweek bookazine series

We are pleased to announce the launch of our bookazine series. We will be bringing you the best insights and behind-the-scenes information from the top animation studios, production teams, talents and schools around the world.

About Book 1

The first edition of our bookazine series presents:

  • An interview with the owner of Les Armateurs, Reginald de Guillebon.
  • Two featured articles; Folimage as featured studio and Long Way North as featured film.
  • A story from background artist Yusuke Takeda.
  • A passion piece on Gobelins L’École de L’Image.

[Full color / 76 pages / English / 2017 / List price 4.99 USD]

Now available on iBooks store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1221465614).


1. People: Reginald de Guillebon, Les Armateurs

Interview with Reginald de Guillebon, owner of Les Armateurs. He tells us about his first steps in the animation industry and his vision of the future.

2. Featured Studio: Folimage

Interview with Jacques-Rémy Girerd, founder of Folimage. In-depth behind-the-scenes conversation with co-directors, Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, about their feature films A Cat in Paris and Phantom Boy.

3. Featured Film: Long Way North

Behind-the-scenes conversation with director, Rémi Chayé, and art director, Liane-Cho Han, about their animated feature Long Way North and their latest project Calamity, A childhood of Martha Jane Canary.

4. Artisan: Background art studio Bamboo

We speak to Yusuke Takeda, the founder of background art studio, Bamboo about his work, including recent projects such as Sword Art Online, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society and 009 Re: Cyborg.

5. Animation school: Gobelins L’École de L’Image

We discover how France’s Gobelins, one of the world’s most renowned animation schools, continuously trains successful and talented graduates.

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