2014 S-3D CGI ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 87 min.
Ooops! Noah is gone…
It is the last big taboo in the history of the world. And it‘s about time we talk about it. And laugh about it. Whatever happened to the creatures that missed Noah‘s ark?
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Studio Rakete (Germany), Fabrique d‘Images (Luxembourg), Skyline (Belgium), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack SCRIPT Marteinn Thorisson, Mark Hodkinson, Richard Conroy, Toby Genkel GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Senator Film WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, FFA, MEDIA Development, DFFF
2012 S-3D CGI ANIMATION, FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 74 min.
NIKO 2 – Little Brother, Big Trouble
When Niko doesn’t take care of his little step-brother Jonni for a minute, Jonni is being kidnapped. Niko and his friend Julius set out to find him. In a turbulent showdown in which all of Niko’s friends and family help, he saves his brother.
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Anima Vitae (Finland), Cinemaker (Finland), A.Film (Denmark), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Kari Juusonen, Jørgen Lerdam SCRIPT Hannu Tuomainen, Marteinn Thorisson GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Universum Film WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Eurimages, DFFF, FFA, nordmedia festivals Cartoon Movie 2011, Michel Kinder und Jugend Filmfest Hamburg
2011 S-3D CGI ANIMATION, FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 87 min.
Legends of Valhalla: THOR
The young blacksmith Thor lives happily with his single mother in a peaceful little village. The legend says he is the
son of Odin, the King of the Gods. Therefore the fellow villagers believe the terrifiying Giants will never attack them. But they are terribly mistaken. The Giant army crushes the village and takes the people to Hel, the Queen of the Underworld. Among them Thor‘s soulmate Edda. Thor is knocked out and left behind. He sets out to save his friends with the magical weapon, Crusher.
|Edda Preis 2012 "Bester Schnitt"
Edda Preis 2012 "Beste Ausstattung"
Nominiert für den Europäischen Filmpreis
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Caoz (Iceland), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Oskar Jonasson, Toby Genkel SCRIPT Fridrik Erlingsson GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Koch Media world sales Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, nordmedia, Eurimages, DFFF FESTIVALS & AWARDS nominated for IFTA Awards (“Irish Oscar”) Original Score, Göteborg Int. Film Festival, BUFF, Stockholm Int. Festival
2012 LIVE ACTION CHILDRENS FILM ca.90 min.
Igor and the Cranes‘ Journey
The 10-year-old Russian boy Igor is an outsider in his new home Israel. To take his mind off things he follows the
flight of a family of cranes in the internet. The cranes are a research project of his estranged father and Igor identifies
with the child crane. When the crane needs his help he has to learn how to stand up for his own wishes and needs.
Can father and son become reconciled?
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with UCM (Israel), Yeti Films (Poland) director Evgeny Ruman script Dita Guery WORLD SALES Sola Media SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein FESTIVALS Toronto Film Festival, Chicago Children‘s Film Festival, Cindekid Festival, Schlingel Festival
2011 LIVE ACTION CHILDRENS FILM 87 min.
Totally True Love
Anne, 9 years, is an energetic girl with more important affairs than falling in love. Until she meets the new boy in
class… She falls in love immediately. Some grown ups don’t think you can fall in love when you are only nine years old.
But Anne knows better: You can!
Anne is willing to go further than most to win him over. When done in the name of love, everything is allowed, she says.
|Opening Film Berlinale Generation 2011
Best Film 10+ Giffoni Film Festival 2011
Based on the children’s book bestseller by Vigdis Hjorth. PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Cinenord Kidstory (Norway) DIRECTOR Anne Sewitsky SCRIPT Kamilla Krogsveen GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Farbfilm SUPPORTED by nordmedia Fonds GmbH FESTIVALS & AWARDS Berlinale Generation Kplus Opening Film 2011, Goldener Spatz 2011, “Best Film 10+” Giffoni 2011, Lucas 2011, Buster 2011, Cinekid 2011, Filmfest Hamburg and many others
2011 CGI ANIMATION, FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 75 min.
The Way to the Stars
The search for his father, a member of Santa‘s “Flying Forces”, turns into a great adventure for the reindeer boy
Niko and his friend Julius. At the touching end Niko realizes what really matters in life.
|Jussi Best Feature 2009
Jussi Best Screenplay 2009
Cinekid Lion Jury Award 2008
Cinekid Lion Audience Award 2008
Nomination for European Filmaward 2008
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Anima Vitae (Finland), Cinemaker (Finland), A.Film (Denmark), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Michael Hegner, Kari Juusonen SCRIPT Hannu Tuomainen, Marteinn Thorisson GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Universum Film WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, DFFF, Eurimages FESTIVALS & AWARDS Cinekid Lion (Award from Jury and Audience), Jussi for Best Script & Best Feature (“Finnish Oscar”), Filmfestival Hamburg, Int. Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, NOMINATED FOR European Film Award
and many others
2006 CGI ANIMATION, FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 80 min.
The Ugly Duckling & Me
So, it‘s true. Hans-Christian Andersen didn‘t know anything about “and me” when he told his famous fairy tale about the ugly duckling. Our story tells it all...
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with A.Film (Denmark), Futurikon (France), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Karsten Kiilerich, Michael Hegner SCRIPT Mark Hodkinson GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Warner Bros WORLD SALES SND/M6 SUPPORTED BY FFA, Eurimages FESTIVALS & AWARDS Filmfestival Toronto and others
S-3D CGI ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ca.80 min.
Richard the Stork
From tiniest stork to greatest sparrow. The orphaned sparrow Richard believes he is a stork, because he was raised by them. When his foster family migrates to Africa, they are forced to leave Richard behind.
But Richard is determined to fly to Africa – accompanied by an owl and a parakeet – to prove that he is indeed a stork.
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Knudsen and Streuber (Germany), Walking the Dog (Belgium), Melusine (Luxembourg), Den siste skilling (Norway) DIRECTOR Toby Genkel SCRIPT Reza Memari GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Senator WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FFA, BKM, DFFF
S-3D CGI ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ca.80 min.
Luis and his Friends from Outer Space
Luis is eleven and a lonely kid. He only finds real friends in a group of crazy aliens who crash landed on earth. They suggest to fix his life on earth – and a tumultuous adventure takes its course.
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films, Fabrique d'Images (Luxembourg), A.Film Production (Denmark) SCRIPT/DIRECTOR Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein, Sean McCormack GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Telepool with Freebird Pictures WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, MEDIA Development, FFA
S-3D ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ca.85 min.
bayala - The Movie
Since the dragons have disappeared magic's vanishing. Hope is raised as Sun-elf Marween finds and abandoned dragon egg and little Nugur hatches. If dragons get native in bayala again and all elves are reconciled, bayala can be saved.
Princess Surah and her companions are facing an adventurous journey, which leads the elves far away to the Dragon Mountains and to Surah's stepsister Nuray, the dangerous Shadow-queen.
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Fabrique d'Images (Luxembourg) SCRIPT Vanessa Walder GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Universum Film WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Creative Europe Slate Funding, FFA
S-3D ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ca.80 min.
Funny, charming and a little weird - That's Monstrous Maud!
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films SCRIPT Katharina Reschke SUPPORTED BY FFA (Script development)
S-3D ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ca.80 min.
Amazing Maurice and his educated rodents
Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice - a street wise tomcat - leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots and lots of money.
Until they run across someones playing a different tune.
Now Maurice and his rats must learn a new concept: evil...
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films SCRIPT Terry Rossio SUPPORTED BY Creative Europe Slate Funding
LIFE ACTION, CHILDRENS FILM ca.90 min.
The 11-year-old Fred, her Grandpa and her cousins Saskia and Kai (both 15) live a totally normal life and are anything but a team. Now they find out that their parents are super-thieves and because of a misunderstanding are detained in prison. To free them the children and their Grandpa have to work together.
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films DIRECTOR André F. Nebe SCRIPT Simone Veenstra GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Farbfilm
CGI ANIMATION , TV-SERIES 52x11'
On foot of the fantastic international success of "Two by Two" (aka "Ooops! Noah is gone..." aka "All Creatures Big and Small"...), which has sold world-wide and continues to enthrall its audiences as we write this, we are left with the feeling that there is so much more to share from this world.
We intend to explore this world both on the ark and underwater with our weird and wonderful community of unlikely friends and foes who did and did not get onto the ark.
PRODUKTION: Ulysses Films with Studio Rakete (Germany), Fabrique d'Images (Luxembourg), Skyline (Belgium), Moetion Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack CONCEPT Richard Conroy, Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack, Moe Honan
CGI ANIMATION , TV-SERIES 26x26'
Nikos new adventures
A children comedy series about a young flying reindeer boy Niko and his colourful set of friends in snowy Lappish wilderness. New exciting adventures await as well as the challenges of daily life.
PRODUCTION: Ulysses Films mit Anima Vitae (Finnland), Cinemaker (Finnland), A.Film (Dänemark), Moetion Films (Irland) SUPPORTED BY FFHSH, MEDIA, Finish Film Foundation