Without any advance publicity or notice, The Weinstein Company has quietly slipped the Chinese animated feature “The Guardian Brothers” onto Netflix.
Light Chaser Animation
The Weinstein Company will release children’s animation through a new label called Mizchief.
Audiences in LA and NY have voted with their wallets: they are ready for mature and intelligent feature animation.
The film is about two guardian spirits trying to prove their relevance in modern China.
The film will be released theatrically in mainland China on January 1, 2016, preceded by a 36-city roadshow tour beginning on October 3.
The debut feature from Light Chaser Animation now has the backing of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
The film promises Chinese animation like you’ve never seen before.
Chinese animation studio Light Chaser Animation previews its first feature “Door Guardians,” set for 2016 release.
The BBC created this video profile of Beijing, China-based animation studio Light Chaser Animation, which is one of numerous companies in China that is aiming to create high-end Hollywood-quality CGI.