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Ernest & Celestine (movie)
France Sweeps Cartoon Forum Awards

LOS ANGELES ( - TOULOUSE, France -- Out in force with 29 animated series projects pitched at Cartoon Forum, France also swept all three awards at the co-production mart's 25th edition. Les Films de L'Arlequin ("Hollow Land") took the Producer of the Year award; France's Canal Plus nabbed the Broadcaster of the Year kudo; and Mediatoon Distribution ("The Garfield Show") snatched up the Animation Distributor/Investor of the Year nod. The Cartoon d'Or award went to Belgium's "The Christmas Log" ("La buche de Noel," pictured above), a stop-motion skein from Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar, the Belgian duo who...