The line-up for the Toronto International Film Festival was announced today, and with it the announcement of a new film from frequent Wes collaborator Noah Baumbach. The film is called Frances Ha and stars Greta Gerwig, who also co-wrote, as “a dancer who moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.” We’re big fans of Baumbach, and we can’t wait to see what he has up his sleeve here. To see more pictures from the film, head over to CriterionCast. No distributor yet, but we’re hoping Focus, who released Greenberg and Moonrise Kingdom will pick it up for the US.
And so Fantastic Mr. Fox‘s award season begins. It was announced today that the film is nominated in three categories for Annie Awards (which you can read more about here), which as you might have guessed honor animated films. Mr. Fox receieved nominations for Best Animated Feature, Directing in a Feature Production, and Writing in a Feature Production. Congratulations Wes, Noah, et al.
The awards will be given out Saturday February 6, 2010 in Los Angeles.
Full list of nominees after the break.
See it below or at Apple in HD.
Noah Baumbach is of course the co-writer of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and Fantastic Mr. Fox, and the director of the Wes produced The Squid and the Whale.
Greenburg is scheduled to be released on March 12, 2010 from Focus Features.