Skydance Media and Spain’s Ilion Team for Animation Fare

Skydance Media and Ilion have formed an animation pact.

New animation tasks are in the works from Skydance Media

Ilion Animation Studios, a dedicated CGI feature animation studio based in Madrid, to develop and produce a slate of high-end animated feature movies and television series.

The slate will begin with two animated feature movies presently in advancement, to be produced in Spain. The first, which will be released in 2019, is being composed by Linda Woolverton (Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent). Still without an official title, it informs the story of Elian, a teenager who comes of age utilizing her magical powers to protect her family when the opposing forces of light and darkness threaten to divide her kingdom. Woolverton will work as a producer on the film alongside David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Ilion’s Ignacio Pérez Dolset and Jose F San Román.

The second animated function film, Luck (working title), is a funny that pulls back the curtain on the millennia-old fight between the companies of all the best and bad luck that secretly impacts our daily lives. Jonathan Aibel & & Glenn Berger (The Kung Fu Panda trilogy, Trolls) are writing the script and will function as manufacturers on the movie, alongside David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Ilion’s Ignacio Pérez Dolset and Jose F San Román.

“It is incredibly pleasing to see among my inmost passions come to life as we get in the animation business with Ilion,” says Skydance Media’s Chief Executive Officer David Ellison. “Together we aim to combine the most imaginative visionaries, the best-in-class production skills, and the greatest degree of technological development in the service of terrific stories.”

“In animation the possibilities to produce imaginative new worlds are unlimited and we are enjoyed broaden the Skydance household to consist of Ilion and a few of the most gifted artists working in animated movie today,” adds Skydance Media’s Chief Creative Officer Dana Goldberg, who will supervise the slate.

“The combination of our tested creative group and our production capabilities with the deep film market knowledge from David and his team at Skydance is a formidable setup from which to introduce this new collaboration,” says Ignacio Pérez Dolset, President and Chief Creative Officer at Ilion Animation Studios.

“In addition to being understood as among the absolute best houses for artists in all of Hollywood today, it is their great track record of making films with large global reach that attracted us to Skydance,” adds Jose F San Román, President of Ilion Animation Studios. “Together with our exceptionally gifted writers and the experienced group at Skydance, we can not wait to obtain started on the production of these very first 2 animated movies.”

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