Films on the Horizon 2017
12 DARES (NO/SWE) / ANCHORS UP (NO) / HYPER HAMSTER (FIN) / KIDNAPPING (DK) / THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE GIANT PEAR (DK) / TWIGSON - POLAR EXPLORER (NO)
12 DARES /12 BRAGDER
Norway/Sweden 2017 · Feature · Izer Aliu · Mer Film/Zentropa/Storyline Studios
Fuad (Aka Food) just turned 16, and nothing matters more to him than his friends. Growing up in a rundown housing development in southern Ryd, the number one rule between the buddies is loyalty. But when Food breaks this rule he suddenly finds himself alienated from those he holds most dear.
ANCHORS UP – BOATS TO THE RESCUE / ELIAS OG STOREGAPS HEMMELIGHET
Norway 2017 · Animated Feature Film · Simen Alsvik/William Ashurst · Animando
After receiving an emergency call during a fierce storm, Elias, a young rescue boat, pulls off a brave rescue mission and is hailed the hero of the hour. He is thrilled to be headhunted by the harbor and sets out to start his new life, leaving all his friends behind. However, life at Big Harbor is not all it’s cracked up to be…
HYPER HAMSTER / SUPERMARSU
Finland 2018 · Feature Film · Joona Tena · Yellow Film & TV
Emilia is an ordinary divorce kid. She goes to school, lives with her Mom and sometimes her Dad, and her life couldn’t be more ordinary. But one day, Emilia’s pet hamster bites her finger. Emilia gets a secret superpower to transform into Hyper Hamster, who can fly and solve problems with her superpowers. A story of courage, friendship, environmental issues and the wonderful things mundane life can throw at you.
KIDNAPPING / KIDNAPNING
Danmark 2017 · Family film · Feature · Frederik Nørgaard · Regner Grasten Film
An action-packed gangster comedy for the whole family. In other words: It is Ocean’s 11 for children and childish souls. The movie is about Bertram’s family. Their uncle, a petty criminal, hurls them into a kidnapping of a rich man’s son to get money for a new flat after they’ve been kicked out by the bailiff. But things do not go quite as planned at all.
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE GIANT PEAR / DEN UTROLIGE HISTORIE OM DEN KÆMPESTORE
Denmark 2017 · Family film · Animated feature 3D/2D · Philip Einstein Lipski, Jørgen Lerdam · Nordisk Film Production
Imagine finding yourself in a giant pear on a mission to find a mysterious island. On the island you have to free your missing friend, the indispensable mayor of your beloved home town, and bring him back within 24 hours. You must overcome an untold number of hazards, dangerous pirates, ghosts and other challenges, and you need to escape the huge mechanical underwater dragon. You are now the hero in our story…. Will you succeed? Will you prevail?
TWIGSON - POLAR EXPLORER / KNERTEN POLFARER (working title)
Norway 2017 · Family film · Feature · Andreas J. Riiser · Paradox Rettigheter AS
Lillebror and his family have moved to new part of the country. This time they moved to the West Coast. In the new village, everything is unfamiliar and it triggers Lillebrors imagination and sends Twigson (Knerten) and Lillebror out on an exciting expedition that leads to a dramatic rescue in the snowy mountains.