amazoniaBruno Coulais has scored the 3D documentary Amazonia. The film is directed by Thierry Ragobert and centers on a domesticated capuchin monkey that is released into the wild and suddenly finds itself fighting for survival in the wilds of the Amazon jungle. Fabiano Gullane & Caio Gullane (The Year My Parents Went On Vacation), Laurent Baujard and Stéphane Millièr are producing the Biloba Films and Gullane production. Coulais has previously scored Ragobert’s 2006 documentary The White Planet. The French/Brazilian co-production just premiered at the Venice Film Festival and is also being shown at the Toronto Film Festival. A theatrical release in France is set for November 27, 2013. No word yet on a domestic release.

As previously reported, Coulais whose previous credits include Coraline, The Crimson Rivers and The Chorus also has Henry Selick’s animated feature The Shadow King coming up. The composer is also scoring the animated film Song of the Sea. The movie is directed by Tomm Moore and centers on the legend of the Selkies, mythological creatures that are part seal, part human and follows a brother and sister who are forced to leave their coastal home to live with their grandmother following their mother’s mysterious disappearance. The film’s voice talent includes David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan and Jon Kenny. Coulais has previously scored Moore’s Academy Award-nominated feature The Secret of Kells. Song of the Sea is expected to be released in 2014.