Stereoscopic 3D Beyond Beyond to open 16th Cartoon Movie

Stereoscopic 3D Beyond Beyond to open 16th Cartoon Movie

On Wednesday 5 March, stereoscopic 3D film Beyond Beyond by Esben Toft Jacobsen will open the 16th edition of Cartoon Movie in Lyon. Second feature film by the director of The Great Bear, Beyond Beyond is inspired by Greek Mythology and Nordic fables. Selected in the Generation Kplus section of the Berlinale, the film is produced by Copenhagen Bombay Sverige (SE) in co-production with Copenhagen Bombay Rights 1 (DK), Film i Väst (SE) and Noble Entertainment (SE).

A record number of 750 animation professionals from 40 countries will put their 3D glasses on for the opening film, starting point of the pitching event that will last until Friday 7 March.

Johan and his father have lived at sea for as long as Johan can remember. Johan likes the ship. It has a greenhouse where they grow carrots, and it has fishing nets, and Johan enjoys helping his father. But one day when Johan’s father goes for provisions and Johan is left alone on the boat, he receives a mysterious distress call concerning Johan’s mother...

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