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The official description for the film reads: “On a lonely spaceship orbiting Neptune, Mason Anders fulfils his dream to rebuild his dead wife, Beth (Kurylenko), and their son, Spencer, as androids. But when the androids begin demanding a life of their own, Mason’s life is suddenly in danger. A battle of wits and strength ensues. Will Mason prevail against the superior intellect and abilities of the androids, and can he make the ultimate sacrifice and destroy his family to save humanity?”
“Android is a masterfully crafted thriller that explores the very topical issues of artificial intelligence and ever-changing technology,” state Mike Wiluan and Ivan Mactaggart. “But more importantly, it’s a story about what it means to be human. We’re »
- Gary Collinson
The project, to be directed by Niall Johnson from a script he co-wrote with Matt O’Reilly, was unveiled this week at the American Film Market. Producers are Trademark Films’ Ivan Mactaggart, Infinite Studios Singapore’s Mike Wiluan and Lindsey Martin and Magnet Management’s Jennie Frankel Frisbie.
Producers currently hold North American rights. The film will begin shooting at Infinite Studios Singapore in February.
“Android” centers on a lonely spaceship orbiting Neptune, where an astronaut fulfills his dream to rebuild his dead wife (Kurylenko) and their son as androids. But when the androids begin demanding lives of their own, the astronaut’s life is suddenly in danger.
- Dave McNary
Exclusive: As the Afm kicks off, and Fortitude International nears its 2nd birthday, the company has built a slate of elevated genre, thrillers and comedies with the latest addition, Android, a space-set sci-fier that will star Olga Kurylenko. Keeping Mum's Niall Johnson is directing from a script he co-wrote with Matt O'Reilly that taps into the current A.I. zeitgeist. Trademark Films' Ivan Mactaggart is producing with Infinite Studios Singapore's Mike Wiluan and Lindsey… »
Oscar-winning stables Breakthru Films and Trademark Films are behind Loving Vincent, which tells of the final months and mysterious death of the famously troubled 19th century Dutch post-Impressionist.
Production got underway last week at Three Mills Studio in London’s East End and principal animation will continue in Gdansk.
They plan to bring Van Gogh’s masterpieces to life using the Painted Animation Workstation system patented by Breakthru Films, Hugh Welchman’s London and Poland-based company that won the best animation short Oscar for Peter & The Wolf in 2008.
The filmmakers will project live-action footage frame-by-frame onto canvas and deploy a team of »
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Billed as “the world’s first painted animation feature”, the film aims to bring Van Gogh’s masterpieces to life in a unique way. Live action footage will be filmed and then projected, frame by frame, onto canvas and painted over in oils in the style of Van Gogh.
A total of 60 painters will work for a year to complete the 57,800 oil paintings making up the film.
Loving Vincent stars Douglas Booth (The Riot Club), Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones), Chris O’Dowd (Calvary), Saoirse Ronan (The Grand Budapest Hotel), John Sessions (The Iron Lady), Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark), and Aidan Turner (The Hobbit).
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Rosser)
5 items from 2015
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