29/09/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin
The new feature-length animated film Robotech The Shadow Chronicles won the Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature Award at the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival.
The award will be presented at the October 28th 2006 screening in Phoenix, USA.
"This is an exciting award for Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles. It is a series that has a tremendous fan following, and it has the ability to introduce a much larger audience to the appeal of anime," Gen Fukunaga, president and CEO of FUNimation told SFcrowsnest.com.
"This award is an expression of gratitude to all the people who poured their hearts into this production. We have high hopes for this film and believe me, this is just the beginning," added Frank Agrama, executive producer and CEO of Harmony Gold.
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles is the latest chapter of the Robotech saga. A heroic cast of returning characters, led by Scott Bernard and Vince Grant, fight to end a decades-long struggle against an enigmatic alien race known as the Invid. However, the mysterious disappearance of the legendary Admiral Hunter will unfold in a treacherous mystery that could tear apart our young heroes and threaten their very survival.
In addition to the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival, Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles has already had screenings at Cannes and The New York Korean Film Festival, and the feature will be coming to additional film festivals across North America.
For more details, check out http://www.funimationfilms.com
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