‘Animanimals’ Awarded Germany’s 2019 Grimme Prize


Animanimals has simply been awarded the celebrated 2019 Grimme Prize in Germany, so as to add to the 50+ awards the collection has received up to now all over the world.

The collection’ distributor, London-based Meta Media Leisure, additionally introduced additional gross sales of the 26-episode collection to broadcasters and different platforms together with Disney Channel Japan, ITV UK, PTS Taiwan, TVOkids Canada, Benshi France, Czech TV and ERR Estonia.

Every of the four-minute, non-dialogue episodes includes a completely different animal dealing with an absurd journey with a shock ending. The household leisure collection is produced by extremely skilled and creatively pushed Studio Movie Bilder in Stuttgart, which has additionally garnered many awards over its 30-year historical past. It’s co-produced by main German youngsters’s channel KiKA in addition to regional German broadcaster SWR.

“What makes the gathering of the Animanimals so particular is that you just really feel the non-public dedication of everybody concerned,” SWR editor Benjamin Manns commented. “You’re feeling the fervour to inform tales and the fervour to work laborious even on the tiniest element.”

“The recipe for the Animanimals’ success is Julia Ocker’s intelligent and purely visible humor,” Studio Movie Bilder founder Thomas Meyer-Hermann mentioned. “The concepts are extremely refined, however all the time comprehensible — for the kids and even for his or her dad and mom.”

Julia Ocker, award-winning animator and creator of Animanimals, added, “I actually benefit from the creative freedom and the chances that this format offers to me. I sit up for doing a second season.”

Supply: Meta Media Leisure

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