GKIDS is proud to bring you Phantom Boy, the highly anticipated new film from the Academy Award-nominated writers and directors of A Cat in Paris, coming to select theaters starting July 15th!
The stylish noir caper set in the streets of New York City showcases the incredible talent of directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol, the latter of whom also wrote the film.
Like many films noirs, light and shadow play an important role to heighten the mood of Phantom Boy. The filmmakers not only drew every frame of the film on paper, they also drew a separate lighting level to convey light and shadow, which was then digitally composited over the drawings. The making-of video below shows the impressive technical effort required to bring Phantom Boy to the screen: