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 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.
DoP Peter Sorg previously worked on cult stop-motion features Frankenweenie and Coraline. In addition to the stop motion, some hand-drawn sequences will be overseen by Academy Award nominee Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea). Music will be done by Alex Mandel who composed for the academy award winning Pixar film, “Brave.”
Executive production credits also include Ilan Urroz, Kat Alioshin Stephan Roelants, Carmella Casinelli, Dave Lugo, Wes Hull, and Eleanor Coleman. The film is a European and American coproduction from Foliascope (France), Melusine Productions (Luxembourg), Curiosity Studio (Ireland), and Leo & King (USA).