To bring Leonardo Da Vinci to life, the greatest artist, craftsman, inventor, scientist, architect and engineer the world has ever known we knew it would require an exceptional creative team.
Written and directed by Jim Capobianco, the Academy Award-nominated writer of Pixar hit Ratatouille, the project gathers an award-winning creative team with a stellar track record in animation. Jim Capobianco’s credits also include key contributions to Disney and Pixar animated classics like The Lion King, Wall-E, Inside Out or Coco.
THE INVENTOR is produced by Robert Rippberger and Jim Capobianco and is executive produced by Don Hahn, producer of some of the most successful animated films in recent history including The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.
The film will be co-directed with Piere-Luc Granjon (Foliascope Studios) with music done by Alex Mandel who composed for the academy award winning Pixar film, “Brave.”, Kim Keukeleire is taking the reigns as Animation Director whose recent films include Isle of Dogs, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Frankenweenie. Excitingly, the DOP will be the incredible Marijke Van Kets.
The film is a European co-production from Foliascope (France), Melusine Productions (Luxembourg), and Curiosity Studio (Ireland). Executive production credits also include Ilan Urroz, Kat Alioshin, Carmella Casinelli, Ryan Clarkson, Eleanor Coleman, Lorenz Evans, Wes Hull, Dave Lugo, David Lyons, Steve Muench, William Nix, Stephan Roelants, Sita Saviolo, Eric Vonfeldt and Jeremy Walton. See the full cast and crew on IMDb