Leading Canadian animation outfit Nitrogen Studios Inc has joined animated feature Arkie, which on Odin’s Eye Entertainment’s European Film Market (Efm) slate.
Nitrogen is to coproduce with Passion Pictures Australia, the outfit behind the Oscar-winning The Lost Thing.
Based on Scarygirl, the cult brand created by artist Nathan Jurevicius, the film is being directed by his brother Luke Jurevicius (Figaro Pho).
Odin’s Eye Entertainment is in Berlin looking to add to territories already sold at the European Film Market at Mgb stand 11. These territories include Italy (Notorious Pictures), Australia and New Zealand (Madman), Baltic States (Best Film), Former Yugoslavia (Dexin Film), Middle East (Phoenicia) and Philippines (Captive Entertainment).
The film has the support from Australian government bodies Film Victoria and Screen Australia. Delivery is expected in 2018.
Nitrogen Studios Canada Inc. is one of Canada’s pre-eminent digital animation production companies. The company