MICE ON STRIKE / SQUEEK
Adventure, Animation PL 80'
TARGET AUDIENCE AGE: 7 - 99
DIR.: Lukasz Kacprowicz, Marcin Wasilewski
PROD.: Robert Jaszczurowski
PROD. COMP.: GS Animation / Grupa Smacznego
LOOKING FOR: co-production, distribution, funding
The underground mouse city Squeek is ruled by a despot named Uncle Julius, who has created a perfect totalitarian system. 12-year-old Maya is about to spend her lifetime like every other citizen – building mysterious Machinery – a key project of the tyrant. The forbidden visit to the outside world and a friendship with Alek will start the transformation of Maya, leading her to nailing Julius, and to showing the citizens of Squeek what solidarity and freedom are.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
LUKASZ KACPROWICZ is an experienced director, script writer, creative producer, character designer, co-founder of GS Animation. He gave the original idea for Mami Fatale, TV series. He’s a leader of numerous workshops for young animators. Currently he’s directing Basia TV series and working on script development of his series Johann, Sebastiana and Bach. An active member of Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP).
GS Animation is one of the most active and innovative studios in Poland, specialized in 2D animation. Currently the studio hires around 30 talents working on developing their own IPs, as well as providing high quality service work to their clients.Their own projects such as Mami Fatale, Basia and Grand Banda are well known in the European market for their original design and creative value. Since May 2016 GS Animation is a Toon Boom Authorized Training Centre (ATC).