Montreal and Madrid-centered Pink Parrot Media has picked up international distribution legal rights to 3D CGI animated function job “Onca & The Protectors of the Amazon” (aka “Arara and the Guardians of the Amazon”).
“Onca” is staying brought by Pink Parrot on to Annecy Festival’s MIFA current market, in which the business will appear for fiscal companions.
Aimed at 8-12yr-outdated kids loved ones audiences, the feature is written and directed by Colombia’s Vlamyr Vizcaya (“Out of Love”). Its story takes location in the Amazon rainforest and aims to increase environmental recognition.
The movie co-producers acquire in Belgium’s Going for walks The Doggy (“Another Day of Existence,” “Where is Anne Frank?”), L.A. and Berlin-based mostly studio Newborn Giant Hollyberg, co-started by “Free Birds’” Jimmy Hayward new Madrid-based studio Buen Rollo Producciones Colombia’s El Tuerto Producciones and Tenerife-based mostly 3D animation studio and VFX 3 Doubles Producciones (“Tadeo Jones 2,” “Klaus”).
Characters designer Carlos Grangel (“Kung Fu Panda,” “Madagascar,” “How to Practice Your Dragon”) and production designer Simón Varela (“The Croods,” “Scooby-Doo,” “Ice Age”) are also on board.
“Onca” tells the tale of Mujuy, an intrepid 12 yr-outdated boy and his 3 most effective good friends, who, after seeing their tribe attacked, make your mind up to do every thing feasible to conserve their village.
In an motion-packed magical journey, the 4 will have to confront The Terrific Predator and rescue the shaman – but initially they have to receive their secret magical powers and develop into The Protectors of the Amazon.
“’Onca’ is a pretty unique job to me, as I have been subsequent it for very some time, and I am delighted to be component of this bold and challenging journey,” said Tania Pinto Da Cunha, Pink Parrot VP and spouse.
The workforce hooked up is the best match for this astounding tale their enthusiasm and perseverance to carry this significant message throughout all audiences is what tends to make me consider that we have some thing pretty distinctive,” she extra.
“’Onca’ provides us nearer to the truth, as remarkable as it might seem, that the Amazon is even now inhabited by some indigenous tribes that have hardly ever experienced get hold of with the outside the house earth,” Pink Parrot pointed out in a assertion.
“However, their survival is seriously threatened by what we simply call the ‘Civilized Entire world,’ the greed of significant industrial conglomerates devastating this outstanding natural habitat,” the assertion additional.
“Onca & The Protectors of The Amazon” presently counts with the guidance of Annecy’s MIFA – Carrefour de la Crèation, Annecy Goes to Cannes, an Ibermedia Improvement Grant Colombia-Spain, growth and generation grants from Colombia’s Proimagenes. It received at the Cartagena Film Festival’s Producers’ Conference.