An animated Christmas Carol, follow-up to Academy Award-nominee Klaus, adaptation of Richard CurtisThat Christmas and untitled venture from Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit’s Steve Box function on an eight-strong slate of Netflix animated movies and TV sequence.

The streamer is taking the tasks from the UK, Spain, Italy and France to Annecy International Animation Film Festival subsequent week because it doubles down on animated tasks.

Scroll down for the total checklist however main the slate is Ember from Klaus creator Sergio Pablos and The SPA Studios, an epic journey story of humankind’s quest for fireplace advised by means of the eyes of younger Dikika, who embarks on an not possible race to a distant volcano to retrieve the valuable spark that can save her tribe.

Next comes the newest Scrooge: A Christmas Carol adaptation, directed by Stephen Donnelly, with the ageless basic reborn as a musical adaptation with songs from double Academy Award-winning composer Leslie Bricusse (Doctor Dolittle, Victor/Victoria).

Marking the function movie directorial debut of famend character animation and story artist veteran Simon Otto (How to Train Your Dragon trilogy), Curtis’ That Christmas adaptation is predicated on his profitable kids’s books about love, loneliness and Santa Claus making an enormous mistake.

Rounding out the films is Academy Award-winner Box’s untitled French animation about Tibbles and his rag-tag gang of stray cats, who’re compelled to go undercover to tug off the most important heist of their lives.

The 4 TV tasks embrace Wereworld, based mostly on Curtis Jobling’s books, and Italy’s Mermaid Magic. 

The full checklist

New movies

Ember (Spain)

Logline: From the BAFTA award-winning and Academy Award-nominated Klaus director, Sergio Pablos and The SPA Studios, comes Ember an epic journey story of humankind’s quest for fireplace advised by means of the eyes of younger Dikika who embarks on an not possible race to a distant volcano to retrieve the valuable spark that can save her tribe.

Format: Hand drawn animated function movie

Production: The SPA Studios

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (UK)

Logline: Produced by Timeless Films and directed by Stephen Donnelly, Charles Dickens’ ageless legend is reborn on this supernatural, time-travelling, musical adaptation of the definitive Christmas story. With his very soul on the road, Scrooge has however one Christmas Eve left to face his previous and construct a greater future. Featuring re-imagined songs from the legendary and two-time Academy Award® winner Leslie Bricusse OBE, Scrooge: A Christmas Carol is one for a brand new era to sing.

Format: CG animated function movie

Production: Timeless Films

Timing: December 2022

That Christmas (UK)

Logline: Based on the profitable sequence of youngsters’s books by BAFTA winner and Academy Award-nominee Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually, Yesterday), Locksmith Animation’s heartwarming movie marks the function movie directorial debut of famend character animation and story artist veteran Simon Otto (How to Train Your Dragon trilogy). That Christmas follows a sequence of entwined tales about love and loneliness, household and mates, and Santa Claus making an enormous mistake, to not point out an infinite variety of turkeys! Nicole P. Hearon (Moana, Frozen) and Adam Tandy (The Thick of It, Detectorists) are producers.

Format: CG animated function movie

Production: Locksmith Animation

Untitled Steve Box Animated Film (France)

Logline: From Academy Award®-winning and three-time BAFTA-winning Director Steve Box (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were Rabbit) and SUPERPROD Animation, comes a but to be titled, all authentic animated household comedy heist film. Struggling to feed themselves with the proceeds of their ever-inventive, however low-yield heists, Tibbles and his rag-tag gang of stray cats are compelled to go undercover to tug of the most important heist of their lives, posing because the factor they most despise – the pampered pets of suburbia.

Format: CG animated function movie

Production: SUPERPROD Animation

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Bad Dinosaurs (UK/ Spain)

Logline: Bad Dinosaurs is the debut animated sequence from Snafu Pictures, a high-octane thrill journey by means of the Mesozoic, that follows the hilarious shenanigans of a Tyrannosaurus household as they take care of the trials of life within the prehistoric wilderness, whereas surrounded by incompetent dinosaurs. Based on a sequence of phenomenally profitable on-line shorts co-created by animation veteran Joel Veitch; animation shall be produced by Able & Baker (Love Death & Robots, Dragon Rider), and directed by Academy Award® shortlisted and multi award profitable Simone Giampaolo.

Format: CG animated sequence

Production: Snafu Pictures

Mermaid Magic (Italy)

Logline: From multi-award profitable creator and director Iginio Straffi (WinxClub) and Emmy award profitable animation studio Rainbow/Bardel (Rick and Morty, Dragon Prince), along with extremely acclaimed head author, Rich Burns (Spirit Riding Free) comes a groundbreaking animated sequence a few teenage mermaid princess named Merlinda who leaves her undersea world for the unknown land above to trace down a uncommon supply of magic that can assist her tackle the evil forces above the waves and beneath that search to destroy her kingdom.

Format: CG animated sequence

Production: Rainbow

The Seven Bears (France)

Logline: Forget the Seven Dwarfs, right here come the Seven Bears! So, look out Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Snow White, as a result of this lovable pack of furballs is placing a fuzzy twist on the fairytales we thought we knew. Based on the acclaimed graphic novels by Emile Bravo, The Seven Bears are dropped at animated life by the award-winning Animation Studio Folivari.

Format: CG animated sequence

Production: Folivari. CG Animation by Cube, Showrunner Robert Vargas

Wereworld (UK)

Logline: Based on the books by Curtis Jobling, Wereworld is an epic fantasy journey sequence that follows Drew Ferran, as he comes of age and discovers he’s the final of a protracted line of Werewolves, and rightful (but reluctant) ruler of a land ruled by Werelords. Drew should struggle to abolish the tyranny of the Lionlords and reclaim the throne. The sequence is directed by Tom Brass for Jellyfish Pictures and produced by Angelo Abela, Tim Compton, Curtis Jobling and Barry Quinn for Lime Pictures.

Format: CG animated sequence

Production: Lime Pictures (Producers) Jellyfish Pictures (Studio)

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