Millimages Takes Four Shows Down Under

Production studio Millimages has sold the broadcast rights to four of its new animated properties to ABC (Australian Broadcast Corporation). The deal includes the series Hilltop Hospital, Corneil & Bernie, Pigeon Boy and Jasper the Penguin.

Hilltop Hospital is a 39×10 stop motion animated pre-school medical soap opera about a hospital run by animals, for animals.

Corneil & Bernie and Pigeon Boy are co-productions with France 3. Corneil & Bernie is a 52×13 series about a dog genius whose life is turned upside down when his bumbling dog sitter, Bernie, discovers his true talents. The 26×26 Pigeon Boy follows a stumbling superhero in his efforts to clean up Ultrapolis.

A co-production with Toons’n'Tales, La Cinquième and WDR, the 52×5 pre-school series, Jasper The Penguin, tells the tale of a displaced penguin from the South Pole, who accidentally ends up on an ice cap that takes him to a city far from home.