The distributor is understood to have paid seven figures for North American rights to TeamTO and Haut et Court’s 3D animated feature. SC Films International represents sales.

Christian De Vita’s film is currently in production and is a coming-of-age story of a teenage bird. Antoine Barraud and Guilhem Lesaffre wrote the screenplay with Cory Edwards

Seth Green, Dakota Fanning, Danny Glover, Elliott Gould, Jim Rash and Christine Baranski provide the voice talent.

Wrekin Hill will release Yellowbird in theatres this autumn. CFO/FOO Rene Cogan and director of acquisitions Alex Mandell brokered the deal with Simon Crowe for UK-based SC Films International.