Playmobil: The Movie had its world premiere at Annecy International Animated Film Festival in the presence of its director Lino DiSalvo and producer Aton Soumache.
The event was presented by Marcel Jean – the artistic director of Annecy Film Festival.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival was created in 1960 and takes place at the beginning of June in the town of Annecy, France. Initially occurring every two years, the festival became an annual event in 1998.
The festival is a competition between cartoon films of various techniques (animated drawings, cut-out papers, modelling clay, etc.) classified in various categories: features, shorts, TV and advertising and Student films.
The very first images of Playmobil: The Movie were already unveiled last year at Annecy, while the feature film was still in production.
This year, in its finalized version, and for its world premiere, Lino DiSalvo’s unique creation returned to the Annecy Festival and opened the festivities in the presence of producers and its director!
In Playmobil: The Movie, Marla is forced to abandon her carefully structured life to embark on an epic journey to find her younger brother Charlie who has disappeared into the vast and wondrous animated world of Playmobil toys.
Prorom will release Playmobil: The Movie in Slovakia (August 29th), Czech Republic (September 12th), Bulgaria (September 20th), Hungary (September 26th) and Romania (September 27th).