From book to television, cartoons come to life at Cartoon Forum

From book to television, cartoons come to life at Cartoon Forum
From book to television, cartoons come to life at Cartoon Forum

The organizers of what is considered the main European competition for animation co-productionswhich for three days brought together more than a thousand professionals, specified that more and more teams are planning to develop their projects based on mainly books and also in music and video games.

This is an option that makes it possible to reach a wider audience, starting with fans of the sagas, and create an unforgettable experience.

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Some of the projects that are underway and that will be consolidated in the coming years are “Bergères Guerrières” (Warrior Shepherdesses, in Spanish)which is the adaptation of an adventure book about an order of women created to defend a medieval town where there are no men due to war.

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The television series, which is an adaptation of the book written by Jonathan Garnier and Amélie Fléchais, is produced by Vivement lundi! (from the award-winningflee“) Y L’Incroyable Studio (“Draw for change”) and is currently looking for international partners.

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Other series that were presented in Toulouse are “Anuki”, which is an adaptation of the famous homonymous comic that tells the story and adventures of an Indian boy; “Welcome to Permacity”which is based on a documentary about a family that decides to settle in the world’s first eco-city, dream land; and the Spanishzebra with polka dots”.

Its screenwriter, Eva Pérez Misa, from the Sygnatia production studio, explained to Agencia EFE that “’zebra with polka dots‘ is about a motley family made up of a leopard, a hen, a deer and a zebra that instead of stripes have dots.

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All those charactersthey will learn that diversity is cool and that the world, if we were all the same, would be very boring”, added Pérez Misa.

So too, the Italian producer Studio Pandora began a colossal job with the purpose of bringing to television “Will Moogley Ghost Agency”, (“Will Moogley: Ghost Agency”), the best sellers of Pierdomenico Baccalario and that for this project there is a budget of about 7.5 million euros, commented its director Francesco Catarinolo.

“It is not possible to adapt all seven books with 22-minute episodes. That is why we will have to simplify it, invent new stories and new characters but with the help of the writer, who created a very interesting world.Catarinolo explained.

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With information from the EFE Agency.

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