Prime Entertainment's “Vanille, a Caribbean Tale” heads to Japan

Paris based distributor has closed a deal with NHK for the award-winning animated short film produced by Folimage..

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"Vanille, a Caribbean Tale"

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Prime Entertainment Group, has recently secured a deal with Japanese public broadcaster NHK bringing the award-winning short film “Vanille, A Caribbean Tale” to a Japanese audience.

Prime’s Head of Sales, Alexandra Marguerite, states: “We are delighted to start a partnership with an outstanding player such as NHK thanks to the variety and high production value of our animation catalogue. We are glad to see Vanille continue her successful journey in Asia.”

“Vanille, A Caribbean Tale” has strongly made its mark through various deals with significant partners such as Italy’s RAI Ragazzi, Germany’s KIKA, Australia’s SBS, Hong Kong’s RTHK among others. The short-film follows a feisty, 9-year-old Parisian girl sent to stay with her aunt in Guadeloupe for the holidays. Despite her reluctance, Vanille is enamoured by the colourful characters, unexpected adventures and a certain magical flower that will reconnect her to her roots.

Vanille’s fiery personality has won the public’s affection, evidently so, with the film winning over 18 prestigious awards globally including a Cristal at Annecy’s renowned International Film Festival of Animation (Festival international du film d’animation d’Annecy) in 2021 accompanied by over 30 nominations.