English, Spanish - Animation
Director (s)Juan José Campanella
Writer (s)Juan José Campanella, Gaston Gorali, Eduardo Sacheri, Axel Kuschevatzky
Producer (s)Jorge Estrada, Ricardo Freixa, Gustavo Ferrada
SynopsisThe film tells the story of Amadeo, a shy but talented boy, and of a foosball team that is trying to get back together after having been dismantled. With the help of the foosball players, Amadeo will have to face his most terrible rival on the football pitch: the Champ. Guided by their leader, the charismatic Right Winger, the foosball players and Amadeo will set off on a great adventure together, like a true team, to get back the dignity that the Champ stole from them. Football is the stage on which this story of love, respect, friendship and passion is played out.
Free FormFOOSBALL is Juan José Campanella’s first cinematographic project since he was awarded the Oscar® for “The Secret in Their Eyes”. Sergio Pablos, creator of the original idea for “Despicable Me”, is the Animation Supervisor. FOOSBALL: THE PROJECT Animated feature film directed by Juan José Campanella and shot in stereoscopic 3D for commercial exhibition in cinemas. The script is based on the story “Memoirs of a Right Winger” by Roberto Fontanarrosa and was written by the director. It is a Spanish-Argentine, internationally focused production, whose release is expected in the second half of 2012.