What will we find up there on other planets?
Once upon a time, Nino and Lilli, two squirrels ready to do anything to eat hazelnuts, and ready to do even more for super hazelnuts. And apparently there are indeed super hazelnuts up there on other planets. Why should they carry on dreaming when they can go and get them?
Hazelnuts is a story of greediness. Two squirrels ready to do anything to eat super hazelnuts. It is also a story of planets, those who are way up in space. If at first the connection between the two is not obvious, for Lilli it certainly is.
Travel with them to discover the cosmos, on a quest for the best hazelnuts in the universe.
Hazelnuts - In Search of the Perfect Planet
3D Emotion / Mediastro Promotion
Ecology - Squirrels - Planets - Habitable Zone - Earth - Humor - Stunt
English, Czech, French, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin)
Life and astronomy explained to young children
4k to 8k
all you need to know about Hazelnuts
A new animation technique
So as to resemble a puppet show, we have developed an original animation technique. Our characters’ movements have been captured in real time in virtual reality. Our marionettists were directly immersed in the 3D scene via the VR headset, whilst they worked the character using Oculus pads, which functioned in the same way as marionette rods.
With hand-painted light,
soft warm colours,
textures revealing brush strokes
A 3D Emotion / Mediastro Promotion co-production
3D Emotion (director / co-producer)
Created in September 2001 by Vincent Arrouy and Stéphane Bertrand, the 3D émotion studio began producing shows for planetariums in 2005 with The Race to Earth. Since then, six other films have been produced, including Polaris and Lucia, both international successes. With GranPa and Zoe, and now, Hazelnuts, the studio is once again introducing endearing characters and lively adventures on a background of space discovery.
Mediastro Promotion (co-producer)
Mediastro Promotion is an association whose aim is to promote a maximum of scientific discoveries through the medium of shows. With Polaris and Lucia, Grandpa & Zoé, and now Hazelnuts. Mediastro Promotion is offering planetariums top quality full dome shows, where science is promoted through action, for the enjoyment of spectators of all ages.