Caiman

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Pro­duced By: Il­lu­mi­nated Films [R8.D11] Cre­ated By: Re­becca Warner-Perry and Sue Tong For­mat: 35 x 11 (in pro­duc­tion) Tar­get Au­di­ence: Preschool 3-5 Type of An­i­ma­tion: Dig­i­tal 2D Synopsis: Caiman is a 5-year-old croc­o­dile who loves ex­plor­ing the buzzing and bub­bling com­mu­nity right out­side his front door. He lives with his fam­ily in a wooden house, sit­u­ated on the edge of the ex­otic man­groves, shar­ing his en­thu­si­asm and thirst for ad­ven­ture with an­i­mal friends of all ages. Sell­ing Points: Cre­ated in-house by Head of De­vel­op­ment Re­becca Warner-Perry, Caiman de­buted at Car­toon Fo­rum this year, hav­ing re­ceived ME­DIA de­vel­op­ment fund­ing in 2015. Writer Moya O’Shea ( Toot the Tiny Tug­boat) was brought in to work with di­rec­tor Sue Tong, and Il­lu­mi­nated have com­pleted a 7-minute pi­lot episode. In each episode, Caiman dis­cov­ers a spe­cial item to put in his “col­lec­tion bag,” which has po­ten­tial for apps, games and cross-me­dia con­tent. www.il­lu­mi­nat­ed­films.com Type of An­i­ma­tion: 2D Synopsis: When­ever Dog the book­shop owner or his best friend Pug have a prob­lem to solve or a ques­tion to an­swer, they look in one of their beloved books. The fun re­ally be­gins when Dog opens a book and he and Pug are swept away into an imag­i­na­tive world of ad­ven­ture, where any­thing is pos­si­ble. Sell­ing Points: Adap­ta­tion for TV was helmed by Komixx Head of De­vel­op­ment, Me­lanie Hal­sall ( Shaun the Sheep, Den­nis & Gnasher) and award-win­ning screen­writer, Alan Gil­bey ( Dino Paws, Pinky and Perky Show). “The books have been a huge suc­cess and we are con­fi­dent the char­ac­ters will cap­ture the imag­i­na­tion of chil­dren ev­ery­where,” said An­drew Cole-Bulgin, Joint CEO and Head of Film & Tele­vi­sion. Broad­cast­ers: (Fin­land) www.komixx.com

sweet and en­dear­ing while Oli runs more on the wild side. To­gether, they tackle daily ob­sta­cles us­ing the power of their imag­i­na­tion — trans­form­ing into fear­less pi­rates one day, then shrewd de­tec­tives the next. What­ever role they take on, they ap­proach ev­ery sce­nario with an un­matched sense of hu­mor. Sell­ing Points: Mart Agency makes its MIP ex­hibitor de­but with its flag­ship show al­ready a suc­cess. Based on a pop­u­lar comic strip with some 25 years of his­tory, Li­mon and Oli’s com­bi­na­tion of com­edy and im­por­tant so­cial mes­sages have helped make it a suc­cess in its home coun­try and spread across neigh­bor­ing re­gions since its lo­cal de­but in 2012. A third 52-episode sea­son is now in pro­duc­tion for Dis­ney Ju­nior. Broad­cast­ers: TRT Cocuk (Turkey), Dis­ney Ju­nior (CEEMA, 100+ ter­ri­to­ries), Net­flix (mul­ti­ple ter­ri­to­ries) sizinkiler.com mul­ti­me­dia plat­forms, this hy­brid se­ries has clocked over 6 bil­lion views on YouTube. The orig­i­nal fea­tures com­pelling an­i­mated seg­ments and back­grounds for live char­ac­ters. Pro­ducer Sock­eye Me­dia has won 12 in­dus­try awards, in­clud­ing three Em­mys, four Tellys, and a Par­ents’ Choice Award. An all-new fully CGI-an­i­mated se­ries is in de­vel­op­ment for 2017. Broad­cast­ers: Net­flix, PBS (U.S.) www.foothil­len­ter­tain­ment.com

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