Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Books, and Canine Ears have introduced that Puffin Rock Film has been formally greenlit. Nominated for an Worldwide Emmy, winner of two Kidscreen Awards and a Royal Tv Award, the preschool TV sequence Puffin Rock (2 seasons, 79 x 7 min episodes) has loved worldwide success and has been successful with preschool audiences. The sequence has been acquired by worldwide broadcasters together with Netflix, and China Nebula Group (CNB) and is broadcast on Tencent in China, the place it has been streamed over 170 million occasions.
The Puffin Rock Film would be the first animated characteristic produced in Northern Eire and is co-funded by CNB, Northern Eire Display screen and Display screen Eire.
China Nebula Group CEO, Axinear, commented, “I’m very honored to take part on this great household movie along with the world’s main 2D animation group. As a giant fan of Puffin Rock myself, I can not wait to satisfy the little puffin and her buddies on the massive display screen as quickly as potential.”
“We’re delighted to announce the manufacturing of the Puffin Rock Film and to welcome our new companions Chinese language Nebula Photos on board,” added Canine Ears managing director, Fionnuala Deane. “We’re very excited concerning the film and have massive hopes for it reaching household audiences throughout the globe.”
“I am very comfortable that we’re in a position to start work on our Puffin Rock characteristic with our good companions Canine Ears and China Nebula Photos,” Cartoon Saloon CEO Paul Younger shared. “There are quite a lot of youngsters hungry for some extra adventures with Oona, Baba and Buddies and we do not wish to allow them to down! Our film has a lot of laughs and thrills for youthful viewers and for a lot of we anticipate the Puffin Rock Film shall be their first cinema expertise.”
Northern Eire Display screen CEO, Richard Williams, remarked, “We’re thrilled that the Puffins are migrating to the massive display screen. Northern Eire Display screen has lengthy been enthusiastic supporters of Canine Ears, they’re a vastly proficient and extremely pushed group working comfortable alongside main international names in kids’s programming. It comes as no shock that they’re behind the primary animated characteristic movie to be made in Northern Eire. This information speaks volumes for the expansion and future potential of the animation sector right here. We want Canine Ears each success as they embark on this thrilling challenge.”
“Fís Eireann/Display screen Eire is thrilled to be a part of the Puffin Rock Film, and to help Cartoon Saloon on yet one more feature-length animation challenge, because it has grown into an internationally acclaimed powerhouse animation studio, marking one other wave of success for the Irish animation business,” Display screen Eire CEO James Hickey concluded. “Display screen Eire has been proud to help the unique TV sequence of Puffin Rock, and its continued worldwide success and acclaim highlights the vary of artistic expertise throughout Irish storytelling and animation, each North and South. This transfer to the massive display screen shall be a incredible alternative for youngsters all over the place to have interaction with these already much-loved characters and tales.”
The Puffin Rock Film marks a brand new co-production partnership with CNB. The movie shall be produced throughout three areas: Canine Ears studio in Derry, Cartoon Saloon in Kilkenny and China Nebula Studio in Tianjin, China. The movie is scheduled for a Spring 2021 launch.
Supply: Canine Ears