Lumina Realizes Spanish Dream

Daily Variety reports that the new Spanish international sales company Lumina Films has picked up the 3D animated feature Midsummer Dream for overseas sales. The Spanish film is coproduced by Dygra Films of Spain and Appia Filmes of Portugal. Based on Shakespeare’s play, the Spanish film reportedly went into production during the summer of 2002 is said to cost $8.6 million. Dygra’s previous CG effort, The Living Forest, was a boxoffice success in Spain and qualified for consideration in last year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar race.