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SCHOOL OF MAGICAL ANIMALS, THE (SCHULE DER MAGISCHEN TIERE, DIE)

SCHOOL OF MAGICAL ANIMALS, THE
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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 04/2019

Filming is underway at locations in Austria and studios in Munich and Cologne for the first adaptation based on Margit Auer's best-selling children's book series The School of Magical Animals which has been translated into over 20 languages around the globe.

Ida is sad at having had to move to a new town and school, but then everything changes for the better when her class teacher Miss Cornfield at the Wintersteinschule announces one day that each pupil is to receive a magical animal as a companion. Ida's new friend, the talking fox Rabbat, is both smart and witty, so everyone in the class suddenly wants to be friends with her. But then various objects start disappearing and the hunt is on for the thief...
Genre Family Entertainment
Category Feature
Director Gregor Schnitzler
Screenplay Viola M.J. Schmidt
Cast Emilia Maier, Leonard Conrads, Loris Sichrovsky, Nadja Uhl, Milan Peschel, Justus von Dohnányi, Heiko Pinkowski, Stephan Luca, Marleen Lohse, Frederick Lau, Katharina Thalbach, Sophie Rois
Producers Alexandra Kordes, Meike Kordes
Co-Producers Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz
Executive Producers Fred Kogel, Herbert L. Kloiber
Production Company Kordes & Kordes Film Süd, in co-production with LEONINE, Wega Film/Vienna, Clever Production
Original Version
 German
Shooting Dates September-November 2019
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Board, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Austrian Film Institute, Filmfonds Wien, FISA

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