How Mark Osborne Turned ‘The Little Prince’ Into an Inventive Animated Hybrid

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How Mark Osborne Turned ‘The Little Prince’ Into an Inventive Animated Hybrid
Director Mark Osborne (“Kung Fu Panda”) knew instantly that “The Little Prince” wouldn’t work in CG. The world was too delicate and tactile. He also didn’t want to merely adapt the popular novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. So he came up with a hybrid approach with stop-motion and CG to delineate storybook fantasy from reality in exploring the tender friendship between The Aviator (Jeff Bridges) and The Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy).

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“I had to do some creative experimentation to protect the book and use CG in a way that would help reflect some themes in the book,” Osborne told IndieWire. “And using the two techniques was one of those early ideas that everybody was intrigued by but nobody knew how we were going to pull off.”

Turns out that the
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