Giant Wheel Animation debuts at MIPCOM with ‘Lily & Friends’
(25th September 2013 – London) Giant Wheel Animation the Anglo-Indian CGI animation studio today announced it is debuting a new pre-school animation show at MIPCOM.
‘Lily & Friends’ will be an original 52 x 11’ animation series created by Giant Wheel’s London studio and features a curious little girl called Lily whose imagination leads her on a series of adventures in her garden.
The series will also a host of adorable creature characters with each episode featuring a positive lesson in sharing, helping, love, tolerance or respect.
Giant Wheel is unveiling the show in Cannes to co production partners, broadcasters and distributors for the first time. Clark Irving (‘Marvo the Wonder Chicken’ – Disney XD) will direct the series.
Soumyashree Mohapatra, Creative Director of Giant Wheel Animation said: “We excited to be debuting our IP ‘Lily & Friends’ at MIPCOM. We have had an extremely positive reaction to the property so far and we’re confident partners from around the world will be impressed when they see the show in Cannes.”
Giant Wheel Animation is an artist led company comprising of designers and animators who have years of experience in developing popular animated shows and feature films. 2013 marks company’s first visit to MIPCOM.
The studio also recently announced the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as distributor for ‘Taka & Maka’, a 40 x 1’ co production with French animation house Tiktak Production, and series director Ulrich Boyer’s Techtonik Productions.
The business’s London HQ develops original IP and also specialises on character design and storyboarding whilst the Indian studio focuses on servicing projects, both for Giant Wheel’s own properties and other clients including ‘Dear Dracula’, recently aired on Cartoon Network.
For more information about Giant Wheel Animation please contact Justin Crosby on 0203 176 6688/ 07966 228361