Uncharted Territory, Rise Pictures join forces for Cornelia Funke’s ‘Igraine the Brave’

Animated fantasy adventure will be sold by Gfm Animation.Uncharted Territory has partnered with Germany’s Rise Pictures to produce Igraine The Brave, a 3D-animated adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s fantasy adventure novel.Uncharted’s Volker Engel, who won the best visual effects Oscar in 1997 for his work on Independence Day, will direct the film with Germany’s Holger Tappe, whose credits include Monster Family and Animals United.The screenplay has been written by Jane Ainscough while Disney veteran Andreas Deja, whose credits include The Lion King and Aladdin, will serve as an animation consultant.World sales will be handled by London-based Gfm Animation.

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