The first season of “Gigantosaurus,” the hit animated series for preschoolers and families from Cyber Group Studios, has won the esteemed 2021 Export Award for Animation. The winners were revealed today by the TV Division of UniFrance (formerly TV France International) at the Le Rendez-Vous de Biarritz virtual market. The International Export Awards are held annually to recognize distribution companies whose animation, documentary and fiction programs, entrusted to them by their producers, have proved themselves on the international marketplace for several years, with excellent sales records.
“We are extremely proud to accept the 2021 Export Award for Animation. We are thrilled by the success of the series and how well ‘Gigantosaurus’ has resonated with international buyers and viewers everywhere it airs,” said Raphaelle Mathieu, Senior Vice-President Sales, Acquisitions and New Media at Cyber Group Studios.
“Gigantosaurus,” which began airing worldwide on Disney Junior in 2019, is now translated into 29 languages and available in 194 territories, including in the United States. Disney Junior is a global broadcast partner for the series. Season 1 of the show includes 52x11’ vibrant CGI-animated episodes, directed by Olivier Lelardoux, Cyber Group Studios’ Senior VP Studio and Associate Producer, who brings the Cretaceous period to roaring life for preschoolers and their families.
“Gigantosaurus” invites the youngest of viewers to follow along with inquisitive Mazu, playful Tiny, timid Bill, and courageous Rocky as they go on quests to explore their world in each episode, facing their fears, working together to solve problems, learning more about the mysterious Gigantosaurus himself, and having lots of fun all along the way.
The first season of the multi-award-winning adventure-comedy series, now available on Netflix and Disney+, is airing on international networks globally, including: Disney Junior worldwide; France Télévisions (France); Rai (Italy); CCTV (China), where it has been rebroadcasted six times; Tiny Pop (UK); Super RTL (Germany); RTVE (Spain); NHK (Japan); SRC (Canada); SVT (Sweden); Channel 5 (Singapore); DR TV (Denmark); KAN (Israel); Knowledge Network (English-speaking Canada); PTS (Taiwan); RTS (Switzerland); TV Azteca (Mexico); TVP (Poland); SVT (Sweden); Star Channel (Greece), and many others.
The second season of the show premiered in the United States on Disney Junior on August 9, and then launched on Disney+ on August 25. Season 3 of “Gigantosaurus” is expected for late 2021/early 2022.