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‘Inside Out’ co-director Ronnie Del Carmen working on Netflix animated feature about Filipino mythology

NME — 26.3.2021

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Oscar-nominated Filipino filmmaker Ronnie Del Carmen is working on an animated feature for Netflix revolving around Philippine mythology.

On March 24, Cartoon Brew reported that Del Carmen has signed a deal with Netflix that covers animated series and films. He will also consult on the streamer’s other animated projects.

One animated feature that Del Carmen is writing will reportedly be rooted in the lore and mythology of the Philippines. He also plans to direct the feature.Del Carmen expressed his determination in bringing the stories from his home country to an international platform like Netflix. “At Netflix I’m inspired by all the creators and storytellers who come from all over the globe, telling tales that are windows into their own worlds which I’m so thrilled to discover,” he said.

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