Iceland’s GunHil signs co-pro agreement with Belgian animation studio.
Icelandic production company GunHil and Belgian-based Cyborn animation studio have signed a co-production agreement on Ploey - You Never Fly Alone.
The film, previously titled Ploe: You Never Fly Alone, will be a joint production between the two companies and is scheduled for release in 2017. Cyborn specialises in 3D animation and CGI.
The animation tells the story of a chick whose family migrates to warmer climates before he has learned to fly. He deals with the harsh winter by making new friends.
Ploey is being sold by ARRI Worldsales and has already been sold to more than 20 countries worldwide, including Russia, the Baltics, Finland, Turkey, Poland, Middle East and South Korea.
GunHil has developed the film, which will be directed by Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson (Brim) and co-directed by Gunnar Karlsson.
The story and screenplay is written by Fridrik Erlingsson (Legends of Valhalla). Producers are Hilmar Sigurdsson and Haukur Sigurjónsson of GunHil and Ives Agemans of Cyborn.