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Efm: directorial debut from Pixar veteran gets sales deal

Efm: directorial debut from Pixar veteran gets sales deal

Exclusive: Sales deal for co-pro between MovieBrats, Tangent and Walking The Dog.

Sydney-based sales agent Odin’s Eye Entertainment will launch pre-sales on 3D animated feature Hump at the forthcoming European Film Market (Efm) in Berlin (Feb 9-17).

Veteran Pixar story artist Rob Gibbs, whose credits include Up and Toy Story 2, will make his feature directorial debut on the project, which is based on a screenplay by Amin Matalqa (Captain Abu Raed) and Matt Antonelli.

The film follows a timid but kind-hearted camel that traverses the Arabian desert with an ill-tempered goat and an overconfident desert fox in order to reunite with its owner and best friend, a 10-year-old Bedouin boy.

It will be produced by Germany’s MovieBrats Pictures (Lost Place 3D) along with Belgian animation studio Walking The Dog (Richard The Stork) and Canada’s Tangent Animation (Ozzy).

The project is in pre-production and has a budget of $16m, according to the

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