Juno-winning and Grammy-nominated Canadian pop singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes’ unique tune “Something Big” will function on the soundtrack of upcoming 3D animated household function, “Butterfly Tale.”
Montreal and Madrid-based worldwide gross sales and distribution firm Pink Parrot Media will symbolize the movie on the upcoming Cannes movie market.
“Butterfly Tale” is about alongside the varied, picturesque, and ever-changing backdrop of the nice Monarch butterfly migration. It tells the story of Patrick, a gutsy and loveable but inept, one-winged butterfly who stows away in a milkweed trailer to be able to be a part of the journey of a lifetime. With his finest good friend, a goofy caterpillar named Marty, and Jennifer, a butterfly who’s afraid of heights, Patrick turns into an unlikely hero. But first, he should face his worry, embrace his uniqueness and overcome adversity whereas battling altering climate patterns, people and three evil birds bent on revenge.
Directed by first-time movie director Sophie Roy, “Butterfly Tale” is written by Heidi Foss (“Pup Academy”) and Lienne Sawatsky (“Wishfart”) and produced by Marie-Claude Beauchamp for CarpeDiem and Ulysses’ Emely Christians. The lead characters are voiced by Tatiana Maslany (“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law”) and Mena Massoud (“Aladdin”).
The movie, co-produced by Canada’s CarpeDiem and Germany’s Ulysses Filmproduktion, is scheduled to launch internationally later this 12 months, together with in Canada by Vortex and Maison 4:3, along with Pink Parrot Media, and in Germany by Wildbunch.
The soundtrack is produced by Blu Dog. “Something Big,” carried out by Mendes, courtesy of Island Records, below license from Universal Music Canada Inc., will function alongside new unique songs: “Anywhere with You” carried out by Johnny Orlando, a rising expertise from Universal Records, courtesy of Universal Music Canada Inc; “Champions” carried out by La Zarra, who’s representing France within the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest; “Silence be Still” carried out by Coeur de Pirate; “Fly Away” carried out by Joshua Alexander; and “Now or Never” carried out by Jennifer Lee Dupuy.
Pink Parrot Media has already secured a number of worldwide distribution offers for “Butterfly Tale,” together with with Wildbunch (France), Monolith (Poland), Front Row (Middle East), Filmart (Turkey), Mis Label (Scandinavia), Just Ent (Benelux), Pro Film (Bulgaria), SC Idea Films (Romania), Blitz (Former Yugoslavia), Flins&Piniculas (Spain), Forefront Media (South Africa), Top Film (CIS and Baltics) and Kaleidoscope (U.Okay.).
Tania Pinto Da Cunha, companion, VP and head of worldwide gross sales and acquisitions at Pink Parrot Media, mentioned: “We’re in the final phase of post-production on ‘Butterfly Tale’ and it’s fantastic to see this beautiful project come together, including the soundtrack, which features an incredible collection of musical stars. The upbeat and catchy songs from Shawn Mendes and these talented artists perfectly encapsulate the magic and feel of ‘Butterfly Tale’ and we’re sure will elevate audiences’ experience of this heart-warming and heroic tale.”