Last Update: January 30th, 2004
Info bellow from Yahoo! Movies
Release Date: TBA 2004/2005 (possibly limited release in IMAX/large-screen theaters)
World Premiere: Spring, 2004 (Paris) (pushed back from the summer of 2003)
IMAX Note: In addition to a traditional theatrical release, there may also be a special release to IMAX theaters.
Distributor: Currently seeking distribution in the USA. Frank Foster left a Senior VP position at Sony Pictures ImageWorks to work on this film, so it’s possible Sony may have a chance at a “first look” deal for this film.
Production Company: GDC Entertainment (AKA Global Digital Creations), Brummbaer
Animation: 3D Computer Generated Imagery (CGI)
- Mark Hamill
- Jonathan Taylor Thomas
- Chris Marguette
- Michael Dorn
- Kellie Martin
- Jean Simmons
dramatic debut; he directed the 1999 documentary, The Story of Computer Graphics; supervised the CGI work in Johnny Mnemonic and The Craft
Jean “Moebius” Giraud
Tron; he’s also working as conceptual artist on Rendezvous with Rama
Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest; cowriter of The Rescuers Down Under, Oliver & Company
Thru the Moebius Strip is based on an idea by Jean “Moebius” Giraud, renowned for his graphic novels and sci-fi art (a stalwart of Heavy Metal). This is an original concept not based on one of Giraud’s books.
What’s a Moebius Strip?:
A Moebius Strip (Möbius Strip) is a loop that twists back in on itself, with only one surface and one edge. You can make one by taking a strip of paper, twisting it once, and gluing the ends together.
Thru the Moebius Strip is described as an intergalactic take on Jack and the Beanstalk, this is the story of physicist Simon Weir, who becomes lost and trapped in a space-time portal he created. Eight years later, his son, Jac Weir, must search for him through a myriad number of planets, filled with wondrous sights and often gigantic beings. Once finding his father, Jac discovers that part of the “rescue” process is going to involve helping his father’s giant alien friend regain his throne.
Computer animation production started in March, 2001 in Shenzhen, China, by a crew of 150 animators. The animation is based upon over 400 sketches by Girard, who personally supervises the entire production from Paris. The animation budget is $8 million.
Animated, Eye Candy, Science Fiction
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