Magazine article Screen International

Vanguard Animation, Arc, SC Films Partner on the Nut House

Magazine article Screen International

Vanguard Animation, Arc, SC Films Partner on the Nut House

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SC FIlms International chief Simon Crowe will commence sales at the AFM next week on the story of a plucky bid by forest animals to raid a packaging plant's nut supplies.

Ross Venokur will make his feature directorial debut alongside John Rice based on Venokur's original script. Pre-vis is underway and production is scheduled to kick off in January 2012.

Vanguard Animation chief John Williams will produce alongside Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson and Arc Productions, the Toronto-based studio behind Gnomeo & Juliet and formerly known as Starz Animation.

"Ross Venokur has written a terrific script which we think can be the foundation of a new animated film franchise," Williams said.

"We are investors, producers and partners in this film," Arc president and COO Jeff Young, who serves as an executive producer on the film, said. "We're thrilled to be working with such impressive and creative filmmakers as John Williams, Ross Venokur, John Rice, and John Stevenson. …

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