Albatros (8 x 45’) will be pitched at this years CONNeXT, bringing together international distributors, sales agents and festival curators with the cream of Flemish filmmaking talent. Selected buyers, curators and sellers from across the globe come to Ghent in October (8-10) to discover an exciting mix of new feature films and TV series, from projects over works in progress to recently completed titles, as well as meet with their makers and producers. The project pitch of Albatros will take place on Wednesday October 10 in Kinepolis Ghent.
Albatros is produced by Gilles De Schryver, Gilles Coulier and Wouter Sap for De Wereldvrede and is written by Wannes Destoop, Dominique Van Malder, Tom Dupont and Gilles Coulier. Directed by Wannes Destoop. Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Movie Tax Shelter empowered by Belfius & ScriptLab by TorinoFilmLab. Broadcaster: Canvas (VRT).
Eleven overweight individuals embark on a fitness nutrition boot camp in The Ardennes. By facing the demons of their obesity and their past, they hope to find a lighter, more bearable existence.