Archive for March 15th, 2007

Ugly Duckling wins approval

15th March 2007

IFTN reports that the animated film, The Ugly Duckling and Me, created by Magma Films, won Best Directed Animated Feature Film award at the Cartoon Movie awards ceremony in Germany last week.

The Ugly Duckling and Me is directed by Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich and was co produced by Galway based Magma Film’s Ralph Christians (Executive Producer) and Moe Honan (Producer and Voice Director). The screenplay is written by Mark Hodkinson.

The 3D feature has already been sold to almost every country in Europe and worldwide only 5 territories remain unsold. The film is currently on theatrical release in France where it is reportedly enjoying excellent box office figures.

The film will be released in Ireland in July 2007, and the TV series of the same name is being aired on RTÉ Two on Sundays at 11am, and Fridays at 2pm.