Loving Vincent

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Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent.png
Directed by Dorota Kobiela
Hugh Welchman
Produced by Hugh Welchman
Ivan Mactaggart
Sean Bobbitt
Written by Dorota Kobiela
Hugh Welchman
Jacek Dehnel
Starring Douglas Booth
Jerome Flynn
Saoirse Ronan
Helen McCrory
Chris O'Dowd
John Sessions
Eleanor Tomlinson
Aidan Turner
Music by Clint Mansell
Cinematography Tristan Oliver
BreakThru Productions
Trademark Films
Release date
22 September 2017 (US) [1]
Country Poland
United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $5.5 million[2]

Loving Vincent is the upcoming first fully painted biographical animated film. It tells the story of painter Vincent van Gogh, it is written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, and is being produced by Hugh Welchman and Sean Bobbitt of BreakThru Films and Ivan Mactaggart of Trademark Films. The development was funded by the Polish Film Institute, and re-training of professional oil painters to become painting-animators on the film was partially funded through a Kickstarter campaign,[3] the film is being sold by Cinema Management Group and financiers include RBF Productions, Silver Reel, Doha Film Institute, Polish Film Institute, Sevenex Capital Partners and City of Wrocław, European Capital of Culture in 2016.

Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters.[4]


The leading cast is as follows:[5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Loving Vincent - The world's first fully painted feature film!". 
  2. ^ "Van Gogh, a new film and a tantalising question: was Vincent murdered?". The Telegraph. 2016-06-27. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Watch the Mesmerizing Trailer for a Movie About Van Gogh Fully Animated From Oil Paintings". Slate.com. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "How do you paint 65,000 pictures like Van Gogh?". BBC. 2016-10-29. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  5. ^ Waring, Olivia (2016) This animated Van Gogh movie rendered entirely in paint looks unbelievably stunning; Metro 87.1M, 23 March 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  6. ^ ‘Loving Vincent’ Starring Vincent van Gogh; Fashion Industry Broadcast FIB, April 4, 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  7. ^ Loving Vincent (2016) Full Cast & Crew; IMDb. Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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