Barnefilmfestivalen 25.-30. april 2023
For første gang foregår Films on the Horizon i Kaptein Sabeltanns Kongelige Teater i Dyreparken. 6 spennende kommende nordiske prosjekter presenteres for akkrediterte gjester. Kveldens programleder er Jakob Berg fra Norsk Filminstitutt. Arrangementet foregår på engelsk.
Her er årets prosjekter:
THE DREAM MASTER
DEN SÆRLIGE MESTER
Denmark 2023*Kristian Nordentoft*Copenhagen Bombay
The Dream Master is an exciting and humoristic film for the whole family that introduces
us to a sparkling and musical fantasy universe, where 9-year-old Catherine finally gets the
opportunity to communicate with her younger sister who has multiple impairments.
Together, they set out on an enchanting, though dangerous adventure through an
undersea universe where they meet all sorts of magical creatures: talking toys, rapping
mermaids, and much more.
LARS IS LOL
LARS ER LOL
Norway/Denmark 2023*Eirik Sæter Stordahl*Nordisk Film Production
11-year-old Amanda is reluctantly tasked with taking special care of her new classmate, Lars, who has Down syndrome. To her surprise, Amanda and Lars develop a unique friendship. But in her struggle to fit in, Amanda ends up betraying Lars, causing her to lose both him and her other friends. In her quest for forgiveness, Amanda must find the courage to stand out and be true to herself.
SNOT & SPLASH
RÄKÄ JA ROISKIS
Finland 2023* Teemu Nikki* It's Alive Films
In a fantasy comedy for all ages, brothers Snot and Splash are sent to grandma for the winter holidays. Snot, the older brother, is not the tidiest and most organized person in the world while Splash really likes his things standardized and clean. The brothers start investigating mysterious incidents they encounter, like why is waste falling down on the neighboring town and what does the local dentist have to do with all of this. Snot and Splash end up in many quarrels and unbelievable adventures.
THE BROTHERS GRUFF GO TO SPLASH WORLD
BUKKENE BRUSE PÅ BADELAND
Norway 2023*Will Ashurst* Qvisten Animation
What happens when you abandon your traditional folk tale and run off to do something fun instead? When The Billy Goats Gruff go on a chaotic adventure to “Splash World” instead of the dull meadow, the irate troll under the bridge has other ideas and sets out to capture the brothers at any cost. Get ready for a maniacal version of our most famous folk tale!
Based on Bjørn Rørvik and Gry Moursund's modern children's book classics, Qvisten Animation will present a fun and wildly animated road movie for the whole family.
Sweden 2023*Anders Hazelius*SF Studios Production
Mila and Kia have been best friends and team-mates as long as they can remember. When the girls get a new football coach in the shape of the demanding Lollo, they gradually start drifting apart. Mila dreams of being a pro footballer and can finally see her chance to make it – but is it worth losing your best friend just to win at any cost?
7 SINS OF ESTRAGON
Norway 2024* Rasmus A. Sivertsen*Qvisten Animation
The greedy and eccentric funeral agent Glambek takes advantage of vulnerable customers. His biggest challenge is rats crawling around behind the walls. Estragon moves in with Glambek to help him with the problem, but what Glambek doesn't know is that Estragon himself is a rat.
The first short film based on the acclaimed books by Gaute Heivoll. The first in the series "Estragon's stories", where each individual book deals with one of the seven deadly sins. And maybe there is an eighth?