Shout! Kids’ ‘Dreambuilders’ Home Release Set for August

Indie distributor Shout! Factory’s Shout! Kids imprint will release the animated family film Dreambuilders on North American digital platforms Aug. 10, followed by a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and standalone DVD Aug. 24.

Directed by Kim Hagen Jensen (All Dogs Go To Heaven, FernGully) and Tonni Zinck (The Neon Demon), Dreambuilders focuses on a young girl who has to put things right after making a very wrong decision.

Minna’s life is turned upside-down when her dad’s new fiancée and her daughter move in. Her new stepsister, Jenny, turns out to be horrible and Minna is very frustrated. One night, Minna discovers a world behind her dreams, where the whimsical dreambuilders create every fantasy and nightmare. Minna also finds out how to manipulate Jenny’s dreams. But interfering with dreams has dire consequences … and when Minna goes too far one night, Jenny can’t wake up anymore. Minna must enter the dream world one more time to face the nightmare she has created in order to save Jenny and her new family.

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Shout! Studios to Distribute Animated Family Feature ‘Dreambuilders’

Shout! Studios on Dec. 18 announced it has entered into an exclusive movie deal with Sola Media GmbH to distribute Dreambuilders, a new animated family feature film from the director of All Dogs Go To Heaven and Ferngully.

“Dreambuilders is an incredibly unique and engaging story, and we’re very excited to once again partner with Sola Media as we did on the wonderful family films Swift and Snowtime, to distribute it to a North American audience,” said Melissa Boag, Shout’s SVP of family entertainment.

Dreambuilders follows the story of a young girl named Minna who, in order to teach her stepsister a lesson, misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people’s dreams. This brings dire consequences, and Minna now must face the dreams she has created and enter the dream world one last time in to save her stepsister and her new family.  The film is directed by Kim Hagen Jensen, best known for All Dogs Go To Heaven and FernGully) and Tonni Zinck (The Neon Demon), and is produced by Nynne Selin Eidnes of First Lady Film.

Shout! Studios has secured all North American distribution rights to Dreambuilders, including theatrical, digital, video-on-demand, broadcast, and home entertainment for cross-platform releases. Shout! Studios plans a strategic launch of the film across all major entertainment platforms, including Blu-ray Disc and DVD.