Tuesday 30 April 2013

The Fearsome Beastie Animated Short Film Now in Production

Briefly: A CG short film adaptation of Giles Paley-Phillips' award winning book, The Fearsome Beastie, is currently underway, with an aim for a 2014 release. Check out the official press release below:

April 19th 2013 sees the announcement of a CGI animation Short film of 'The Fearsome Beastie' by award winning author Giles Paley-Phillips.

The Book published by Maverick Arts Publishing will be adapted by Slurpy Studios and Co-Directed by Katie Steed and Jon Hunt, in collaboration with UCA

UCA has a prestigious track record in animation having produced four Oscar winners to date.

The Film will be completed during the summer of 2014 and will be launched on the festival circuit soon after.

'The Fearsome Beastie' has had much success since it's release in May 2011, having won the People's Book Prize in 2012 it has also been shortlisted for many other awards including The Rotherham children's Book award 2012 and The Heart of Hawick Children's Book Prize in 2013.

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