Financing an Oscar winning film in Luxembourg
Six months after winning an Oscar for the short animation "Mr Hublot", producer/director Laurent Witz talks to LFF about how he succeeded in financing this ambitious project. The film, produced by Luxembourg based " ZEILT productions, was supported by the Luxembourg Film Fund, and was a Franco-Luxembourg production. The 3D animation tells the story of "Mr Hublot", an OCD character made of mechanical parts scared of the outside world but who soon sees his world turned upside down when an invasive robot pet moves in with him.
In this exclusive video interview, Laurent Witz discusses the creative process behind his beautiful cinematic work and his struggle to raise the necessary finance.