Article on American distribution company of foreign animated films cites CalArts
November 14, 2012
Los Angeles Times
GKIDS' winning pitch as the go-to market for foreign animated films
Film distributor GKIDS aims to give sophisticated, indie works like 'A Cat in Paris' and 'Chico & Rita' a foothold in the difficult U.S. animation landscape.
Eric Beckman, president of GKIDS, is climbing out of his office window to take in the skyline view from a narrow terrace 26 floors above Lower Manhattan. Inside, a staff of seven taps at computers in two rooms crammed with boxes of DVDs, film reels and posters of animated movies from France, Japan and the U.K. Read More