Sunday, October 20, 2013

Reel Life Feature

Guillermo del Toro doesn't just do animated features under the DreamWorks Animation banner.

[Animated feature] “The Book of Life”, which will be released in October 2014, is described as the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. ...

“Pans Labyrinth” director Guillermo del Toro is set to produce the feature for 20th Century Fox Animation and Reel FX Animation. He is joined by Jorge Gutierrez, the co-creator of TV’s “El Tigre: The Many Adventures of Manny Rivera” as director, and Doug Langdale as the screenwriter.

Reel FX out of Texas is the production house here. Producer del Toro knows his way around animated features, but how this project performs at the global box office is anyone's guess.

(There won't be a paucity of animated product for the big screen over the next few years.)


Unknown said...

I know this is off topic but I worked at Reelfx as a story board artist on Turkeys (now Freebirds) with Ash Brannon and was paid as an exempt artist (no overtime). I am currently working at another studio under the union and am paid overtime. I am curious if the union status has any bearing on this or was Reelfx just playing with labor laws?

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