International animation co-productions
June 16, 2016 – Annecy, France – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is pleased to announce a new international co-production agreement with a production house in Germany, for an exciting new animation project entitled Altötting, by renowned filmmaker Andreas Hykade. This is the NFB’s first agreement with production company Studio Film Bilder and its second animation co-production agreement with Germany.
Altötting by Andreas Hykade
- Synopsis: A young boy rides his bike many kilometres to the next village each week, drawn by the numerous paintings depicting the Passion of the Christ in the village chapel. But the boy’s own passions are altogether different…
- Germany (Thomas Meyer-Hermann for Studio Film Bilder)/Canada (Marc Bertrand for the NFB) co-production
- Expected completion date: February 2018