First fully-painted film to tell story of Vincent Van Gogh

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ARTISTS are being recruited to help complete the world’s first feature film to be fully hand-painted.

Loving Vincent will tell the story of legendary post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.

A frame from the Loving Vincent trailer, which was entirely hand-painted

A frame from the Loving Vincent trailer, which was entirely hand-painted

Directed by Polish painter and director Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, the film is produced by Oscar-winning Studios Breakthru Films and Trademark Films.

Every frame will be hand-painted by a team of artists in the distinctive style of the Dutch master, who died in 1890.

The film’s producers are calling for “high-level oil painters” to help achieve the labour-intensive task by sending samples of their work.

If their work is deemed satisfactory, they will be given a 180-hour training programme in how to paint in the style of Van Gogh, before becoming paid artists on the film, which will be produced over the summer in Gdansk, Poland.

For more information, visit the studio website.

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