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Cannes Debut for Pakistani 3D Animated Film ‘The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar’

The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar

In a significant milestone for Pakistan’s film industry, the 3D animated feature film “The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar” is set to be screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

This marks a momentous achievement for Pakistan’s burgeoning film sector, highlighting its growing capabilities and international recognition.

Produced by Ingenuity Productions, Pakistan’s leading 3D production house, the film will be showcased at the Cannes Film Market by Marche Du Film through Cinando, a B2B on-demand service.

Haris Basharat, Chief Executive Officer of Ingenuity Productions, expressed his elation about the film’s inclusion, stating that the 77th Cannes Film Festival in Paris represents a major achievement for the country’s film industry.

“The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar” is described as an adventure concept that draws inspiration from the classic tale Talisman-e-Hosh Ruba.

It follows the legendary hero Umar Ayyar on his thrilling journeys through magical realms and challenging situations.

Alongside its imaginative narrative, the film incorporates deeper themes that resonate with audiences of all ages, promising an engaging and thought-provoking viewing experience.

In addition to this groundbreaking film, Ingenuity Productions is also working on a 3D animated series titled “Science Voyagers.”

This series chronicles the adventures of a curious boy who travels through time to meet some of history’s greatest scientists, further showcasing the studio’s commitment to producing high-quality, educational, and entertaining content.

The inclusion of “The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar” at Cannes not only underscores the technical and creative advancements of Pakistan’s animation industry but also highlights its potential on the global stage.

This achievement serves as a testament to the dedication and talent within the Pakistani film industry, which continues to push boundaries and gain international acclaim.

The film’s journey to Cannes is a story of perseverance and ambition, reflecting the hard work of everyone involved in its production.

By bringing a uniquely Pakistani tale to an international audience, Ingenuity Productions is paving the way for more films from the region to be recognized and appreciated worldwide.

As the Cannes Film Festival approaches, anticipation builds around the screening of “The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar.” This event marks a pivotal moment for Pakistani cinema, promising to inspire and influence the next generation of filmmakers and animators.

With projects like “The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar” and “Science Voyagers,” Pakistan’s animation industry is poised for a bright and promising future, continuing to create compelling stories that captivate audiences both at home and abroad.

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