Alphanim to Wreak Havoc with ‘Pok & Mok’

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Alphanim is unveiling a new animated series titled Pok & Mok at the Mip Junior and MIPCOM market next week. Produced for France Télévisions, the 76 x 7’ comedy is directed by Isabelle Lenoble, one of France’s most prominent women in animation. Lenoble’s stop-motion studio Vivement Lundi! is co-producing the show, which has already been picked up by Spain’s Motion Pictures and Disney XD in Latin America. Canal +, which also participates in the co-production, will get the first broadcast window in France in October.

Stylistically, the show mixes a variety of techniques—interiors are built in scale-models and outdoor environments are depicted via photomontage techniques, where characters are integrated in 2d animation. The show centers on the daily adventures of the eight-year-old Mok and his furry sidekick Pok and what the press notes call “their goofy discovery of sustainable development.”

Pok & Mok

Pok & Mok

Alphanim, the studio behind such animated hits as Galactik Football, Robotboy and Santa’s Apprentice, is also producing a new 104 x 11’ CG-animated adaptation of the Calimero property for a 2013 delivery. The studio will be exhibiting at MIPCOM under its parent company Gaumont stand LR3.01.