Turn It Up to Eleven

A list of 10 plus 1 shows to watch for on the floor at MIP dur­ing the an­nual mar­ket, set for April 7-10

Animation Magazine - - Mip Tv Special -

An­gel’s Friends Pro­duced by: Play En­ter­tain­ment, RTI Me­di­aset, Mondo TV Cre­ated by: Si­mona Ferri (orig­i­nal comic books) For­mat: 104 x 11 (two sea­sons), 80-minute TV movie Tar­get au­di­ence: Kids 6-12 Type of an­i­ma­tion: HD 2D Syn­op­sis: Five young an­gels live in the crowded me­trop­o­lis of Angie Town, where they study hard at school to be­come 100 per­cent an­gels. To do this, they must spend time on Earth fol­low­ing five lively hu­mans while re­sist­ing the lures of the five devils-in-train­ing who have ar­rived with a sim­i­lar goal in mind.


fol­lows the ad­ven­tures of 7-year-old Billy Green, who, along with his an­i­mal side­kick Moxy and trans­form­ing, so­lar-pan­eled ve­hi­cle Chuggy Buggy, trav­els the globe to build en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly, imag­i­na­tive so­lu­tions that help an­i­mals in trou­ble.

Billy Green Builds! sode ex­plores what real-life sit­u­a­tions feel like for a preschool child, told from Bing Bunny’s point of view — evey­thing from get­ting dressed, to tak­ing a bath or mak­ing a smoothie. Billy Green Builds! Pro­duced by: Lit­tle Air­plane Pro­duc­tions and SeaWorld Kids Cre­ated by: Josh Selig For­mat: 52 x 11 Tar­get au­di­ence: Preschool Type of an­i­ma­tion: 2D Sell­ing Points: With two sea­sons com­plete, Mondo’s in­ter­na­tional sales depart­ment co­or­di­na­tor Miche­line Azoury says the show’s grow­ing broad­cast suc­cess is due to its high pro­duc­tion qual­ity, sto­ry­telling and re­lat­able char­ac­ters. “These days the girls’ property mar­ket is re­ally lack­ing, and here we are bring­ing broad­cast­ers An­gel’s Friends, where each of the girl char­ac­ters look like any of to­day’s fash­ion­able, ad­ven­tur­ous teens. This is what a great girls’ show can of­fer.” Sta­tus: Com­plete Broad­cast­ers: Ac­quired by Canale 1 Me­di­asat Italy, SIC Por­tu­gal, RTL Bel­gium, TVN Style Poland, Tele­toon France, RTM Malaysia, Star TV Greece, GMA Philip­pines, Dig­i­Turk Turkey, TV3 Rus­sia, Ani­plus Korea. Bing Pro­duced by: Aca­mar Films, Brown Bag Films, Tan­dem Films Cre­ated by: Ted De­wan For­mat: 78 x 7 Tar­get au­di­ence: Type of an­i­ma­tion: Syn­op­sis: Sell­ing points: “SeaWorld Kids is do­ing won­der­ful work in the area of ed­u­cat­ing and en­ter­tain­ing young kids about the nat­u­ral world. We’re thrilled to be col­lab­o­rat­ing with them on this bold new an­i­mated preschool se­ries,” says Lit­tle Air­plane founder Josh Selig. Sta­tus: In de­vel­op­ment Preschool

3D CGI Adapted from the books by award­win­ning au­thor and il­lus­tra­tor Ted De­wan, Bing cel­e­brates the real-life ex­pe­ri­ences of young chil­dren and the grown-ups in their lives in an au­then­tic and highly re­lat­able way. Each epi- Sell­ing points: Mikael Shields, CEO of Aca­mar Films says: “We’ve metic­u­lously de­vel­oped Bing with our part­ners at Brown Bag Films, to pro­duce a unique high-budget tele­vi­sion se­ries which bravely takes on the gen­uine emo­tions of be­ing a very young child and then dra­ma­tizes them in a joy­ful, mov­ing and, most of all, au­then­tic way. We’ve adopted a team-writ­ing ap­proach, re­cruit­ing talent from main­stream live-ac­tion drama. We’ve as­sem­bled an ex­tra­or­di­nary hand-picked pro­duc­tion team and cast to bring Bing to life, and we’re all col­lec­tively as ex­cited as a real 3-year old to be­gin to show the world the work we’ve all been do­ing these past few years.” Sta­tus: In pro­duc­tion, UK TX slated for sum­mer 2014 Chamelia Pro­duced by: Tech­ni­color, Mer­cury Film­works Cre­ated by: Based on the book se­ries by Ethan Long For­mat: 52 x 11 Tar­get au­di­ence: Type of an­i­ma­tion: Syn­op­sis: Chamelia


Preschool 2D stars 6-year-old chameleon Chamelia who, con­trary to the na­ture of chameleons, would rather stand out than blend in. Set in the town of Cam­ou­flage, the show cel­e­brates the joys of be­ing unique as the cen­tral char­ac­ter ex­pe­ri­ences fa­mil­iar child­hood sit­u­a­tions at school, in the play­ground, at

Billy Green Builds!


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