Paris-based animation production/distribution company Dandelooo has picked up worldwide distribution rights to animated preschool series Pompon Little Bear (39 x 7’), currently in development from producer Supamonks in partnership with France Televisions. The series is based on the pictures books by award-winning illustration Benjamin Chaud, which began with Une chanson d’ours (The Bear’s Song), and will reflect his distinctive art style.
Encouraging preschoolers to think outside the box and use their creativity to solve everyday problems, Pompon Little Bear aims to help kids cope with the difficulties of growing up and to provide fun learning opportunities for the youngest viewers. Following the adventures Pompon and his raccoon friend, Rita, children will learn valuable lessons about carrying out everyday routines and interacting positively with friends and family. [Teaser]
Emmanuèle Pétry, Producer and Partner at Dandelooo, says: “We have been big fans of Benjamin Chaud since we animated one of his books, The worst birthday of my life, in an episode of The Treehouse Stories, our Emmy award-winner series. We love the Pompon titles too, which have been translated in over 10 languages around the world, so we are honored that Supamonks have chosen Dandelooo as the show’s global distributor.”
The series is due to launch in 2020 in both French and English language versions.