The Inseparables – nWave and A Contracorriente announce new film

May 13, 2022:News

nWave announces co-producing agreement with A Contracorriente for upcoming animated feature film

Brussels (Belgium), May 13, 2022 – nWave Pictures and A Contracorriente Films announced an agreement on the Belgian animation studio’s tenth feature film, The Inseparables. This accord cements a partnership between the two companies that have collaborated for many years, including the upcoming Spanish release of nWave’s latest production: Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness.

The Inseparables is based on an original story by Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow (Toy Story 1) and a script by Bob Barlen and Cal Brunker (Paw Patrol, the movie, Bigfoot Family). The film is coproduced by Octopolis in France and has just begun principal animation for a release in theaters in the summer of 2023.

“We are delighted by this agreement which renews our association with A Contracorriente. We have collaborated with this trusted Spanish distributor on multiple projects and our teams have developed a strong synergy that we look forward to putting to good use.” – Matthieu Gondinet, nWave Pictures COO.

“It’s an honor to participate in this project with this fantastic creative team, in this production with such links to our culture heritage.” – Eduardo Escudero, A Contracorriente Films Business Manager.

About nWave:

nWave Studio is a leading European animation studio recognized for its state-of-the-art CG animation that delivers entertaining animated content bringing families together. Under the label nWave Pictures, the fully-integrated studio develops, produces and sells high-quality animated feature films, that are distributed in cinemas and on major streaming platforms over the world. Since 2008, nWave Pictures has brought to life a slate of nine compelling adventure-comedies with heart and universal appeal, that embark audiences on visually striking journeys, including the BIGFOOT franchise (The Son Of Bigfoot and Bigfoot Family), The Queen’s Corgi and Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness. Under its umbrella nWave Pictures Distribution, the studio also creates highly immersive and innovative 4D/3D attraction films, 3D/2D ride simulation films and 3D/2D educational documentaries for giant-screen theaters. nWave Studio recently produced all concert videos for the world tour for crowd-pleasing music artist Stromae.

About A Contracorriente Films:

A Contracorriente Films is a leading independent film company in Spain, with a unique and vertically integrated business model within the Spanish market.

Currently the biggest independent film distributor in Spain, managing an extensive and diverse catalogue of over 1500 films and series and a portfolio of exhibition sites including the Cines Verdi and Cines Conde Duque brands as well as a production team that produces and co-produces theatrical films and television.

Since its beginnings, the group has demonstrated its extensive know-how in identifying, producing, acquiring and distributing a cross section of celebrated films, such as Intouchables, Florian Zeller’s The Father, Serial (Bad) Weddings, The Best Summer of my Life, Mia and the White Lion, Ballerina, Isabel Coixet’s The Bookshop among others.

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