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Folman Gets Final Funding for Waltz with Bashir Follow-Up

Ari Folman has received funding from Paris-based bank Coficine-Natixis for his WALTZ WITH BASHIR follow-up THE CONGRESS, reports Variety.

Ari Folman has received funding from Paris-based bank Coficine-Natixis for his WALTZ WITH BASHIR follow-up THE CONGRESS, reports Variety. Production has already begun on the adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's dystopic tale, which will be half-animation, half-live-action. The bank has invested €3.5 million ($5 million) into the project.

The other producers include Bridgit Folman's Film Gang, Germany's Pandora Film, Luxembourg's Paul Thiltges Distributions and Belgium's Entre Chien et Loup.

ARP reps the French rights and Studiocanal in the U.K.

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