Celebration is the latest version of the American Dream, a beautiful, pristine and crisp town built by the master of make believe Walt Disney. It’s a real town with real people. Is Celebration a dream come true in a world gone wrong? In November of 1995, with the lucky call of a number in a lottery, 350 people instantly became modern day pioneers. They were chosen to be the first residents of Celebration; the latest version of the American Dream, built in the swamp of central Florida by the master of make-believe Walt Disney. A real town with real people. Beautiful, pristine and crisp with pre-1940s architecture that takes you back in time to a safer, more comforting place where doors are never locked and good neighbors become good friends. Almost ten years later it is the home of 8000 residents. The film shows six couples in search of utopia. It was the Disney aspect that attracted them to Celebration. They all remember their first visit to Disney World, a magical and carefree place. Walt Disney always said that dreams could come true. Is Celebration a dream come true in a world gone wrong?
Submarine is a production studio in Amsterdam that develops and produces feature films, documentaries, animation and transmedia. Submarine has established itself as an innovative company, mixing traditional and interactive storytelling, all with an international focus. The company works with directors who explore the boundaries of the moving image, with renowned talent such as Peter Greenaway and Tommy Pallotta as well as with young and upcoming talent. Submarine co-produces most of its films, animation and transmedia productions in collaboration with broadcasters, distributors and publishers from around Europe and the United States.