Arthur de Pins · Alexis Ducord
France · 2017 · 78 min
In French with English Subtitles · Recommended ages 8 to Adult

Award winning artist/author/cartoonist Arthur de Pins turns his hit graphic novel series into a stylish first animated feature, in which vampires, witches and zombies hide in plain sight by working at a horror-themed amusement park. The park is built over a gateway to hell and stocked with delightfully ghoulish characters such as blood-sucking CEO Francis von Bloodt, tattooed, spell-casting, teen skater-witch Gretchen and the swooningly handsome but vain Steven, heart-throb leader of the sexy “Twilight”-style vampires, who have a plan to banish the zombies and other less attractive creatures and take the park over for themselves. Despite all the undead, this Cannes Film Festival premiere is a family-friendly affair, more “Thriller” than Freddie Krueger, and features music by euro-rockers Skip the Use and an original score by Eric Neveux.

Film also screened and selected as feature film in competition at Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2017

Meet Your Makers

  • Arthur de Pins

    ZOMBILLENIUM Arthur de Pins is a renowned French illustrator known for his diverse comic book series Guilty Pleasure (Péchés mignons), The March of the Crabs and Zombillénium. He has made several animated shorts, including Géraldine, which won twenty different prizes, including Best Graduation Film at Annecy 2001, and The Crab Revolution, which garnered him with […]
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  • Alexis Ducord

    ZOMBILLENIUM Storyboard artist, illustrator and director, Alexis Ducord graduated from Gobelins, l’école de l’image in 2000. He has directed three animated series and collaborated on over twenty, including Lili’s Island and CO2. He also worked on the feature films Go West, a Lucky Luke Adventure and April and the Extradordinary World (Cristal for a Feature […]
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