Technicolor has appointed Canada’s DHX Media as the global distributor for its animated adventure series The Deep. DHX is a co-producer on the project and will represent the CG toon worldwide, excluding Australia and New Zealand which will be handled by co-producer A. Stark Production.
The Deep is currently in production on 26 half-hour episodes, aimed at kids 6-12. Based on the internationally successful graphic novels from writer Tom Taylor and illustrator James Brouwer, the show follows a family of brilliant underwater explorers equipped with state of the art technology and an unquenchable thirst for discovery.
International broadcast partners for The Deep already include The Seven Network and ABC3 in Australia, Super RTL (Germany), Ketnet (Belgium), NRK (Norway), SVT (Sweden) and YLE (Finland). The show will have its premiere in Australia on Seven on November 30, 2015.