Miffy the Movie Attains Golden Film Status
After hitting a total audience of 120,000 moviegoers in the Netherlands, Miffy the Movie has been given the award of “Golden Film” by the Dutch Film Festival and the Dutch Film Fund. The movie is the first feature outing for Dick Bruna’s popular bunny character, and is directed by Hans Perk from a script written by James Still. The feature premiered in the Netherlands on January 30, 2013.
Miffy the Movie uses stop motion technology to bring to life the adventures of Miffy, Grunty, Melanie, and Snuffy as they go on a treasure hunt throughout the zoo, solving a series of riddles given to them by Mother and Father Bunny. Throughout the movie, the critter kids meet several animals and have all sorts of adventures.
Miffy was produced by Telescreen Filmproducties, a subsidiary of Germany’s m4e Group, in co-production with A. Film Production, KRO Television and Mercis, with support by the Dutch CoBO Fund, The Dutch Film Fund, MEDIA for Developent and i2i. Warner Bros. Pictures distributes the movie in The Netherlands, where it is currently playing on 122 screens.