Company to present fantasy toon at Cartoon Movie
Lyon’s Cartoon Movie Forum, which takes place March 3-5. Noblet is presently seeking a screenwriter and director for the pic. Madura has already created collectible miniatures based on the characters of “Smog” and is about to launch a “Smog” board game. Noblet and Remuzat launched Panache in 2006 to develop animated series and feature films. The pair has been producing commercials for high-profile brands, notably Nestle and Kellogg’s, via Head Wood, a shingle co-founded with another outfit, Space Patrol. Aiming at teens, young adults and fanboys, “Smog” fits into a growing trend toward animation content for older age groups. Noblet cites the works of Jules Vernes, H.P. Lovecraft and H.G. Wells as well as Mike Mignola as inspirations for the project.