French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo has signed several deals for the enchanting 2D preschool series "Little Bear", commissioned by France Televisions and produced by French animation company Supamonks Studio.
Emmanuèle Pétry Sirvin, Co-Founder of Dandelooo, commented, “It’s so heart-warming to see 'Little Bear' making his paw mark around the globe. His fun-filled adventures coupled with his mischievousness promises not only to entertain but to educate preschoolers around the world”.
The series (39 x 7’) has been acquired by BBC Alba, French Canadian public media company TFO, Brazilian TV network Globo, Narrative Capital’s kids channel Tiny Pop in the UK, Kidstream (U.S.A.), Carousel (Russia), Czeska Televize (Czech Republic), OCS (France), Good TV (Taiwan), Pineapple TV (Nigeria), RTVS (Slovenia), Pakapaka (Argentina), MTVA (Hungary), LTV Latvia, and DSmart (Turkey).
Broadcasters already on board include France Televisions, SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), SRF (German-speaking Switzerland), RTS (French-speaking Switzerland) and TV5 Monde.
Dandelooo also announces that France Televisions has commissioned a new season of "Little Bear". Production of 78 x 7’ episodes for Season II will commence at the end of 2021, with the full series available in the fourth quarter of 2023.
"Little Bear" is mischievous, cheerful, and playful but more than that he has an incredible and precious gift that brings great delight and tremendous enjoyment to his best friend Rita and his parents: he adds a bit of ‘extra’ to the ordinary. Thanks to his imagination and creativity making him take thousands of detours along the way, growing day by day becomes child’s play!. Targeted at 4 to 7-year-olds, "Little Bear" is based on the famous picture books by renowned and much-loved French author and illustrator Benjamin Chaud and directed by Matthieu Gaillard.