AFM: Buyers Board StudioCanal's 'Robinson Crusoe'

American Film Market Santa Monica - H 2011

American Film Market Santa Monica - H 2011

Ben Stassen's 3D animated feature pre-sold to multiple territories after StudioCanal screened footage for international buyers at AFM

International distributors are ready to go on a voyage with Robinson Crusoe.

Ben Stassen’s 3D animated feature, based on the tales of the island castaway, sold to multiple territories at the American Film Market earlier this week. StudioCanal, which is handling worldwide sales, screened the first footage to AFM buyers.

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StudioCanal closed deals with Notorious for Italy, Svensk for Scandinavia, Kinoswiat for Poland and Joy N Contents for Korea in a swathe of pre-sales for the project, Stassen’s follow-up to House of Magic.

Studiocanal will release the film, produced by Stassen’s Belgium shingle nWave Pictures, in France, the U.K., Germany and Australia.

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