Cartoon Movie 2007

[13.03.2007]
Avant world-premiere of Eurimages Animation Film “The Princess of the Sun”

Phillipe Leclerc’s “The Princess of the Sun” was Cartoon Movie 2007’s opening night screening which began on 7 March 2007 in Potsdam-Babelsberg. This co-production between France, Belgium and Hungary, supported by Eurimages, is an adaptation of a novel written by the internationally celebrated writer Christian Jacq. The distribution rights for the feature have already been sold in over 12 countries ahead of its world premiere scheduled for March 13 in Egypt, at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Cairo).

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Cartoon Movie Tribute - Eurimages Animation Film “The Ugly duckling and me”

During the closing ceremony of the Cartoon Movie 2007 on 9 March 2007 in Postdam-Babelsberg, the European Association of Animation Film has awarded the Cartoon Movie Tribute 2007 in the category of the Best European Director of the Year to Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich for "The Ugly Duckling and Me!", a co-production between Denmark, Germany, France and Ireland supported by Eurimages.