Singapore' Scrawl Studios sign co-pro deal with Cybergroup Studios, France for CG-animated series 'Zou'

By AMRITA VALECHA | 4 October, 2011 - 12:02

The new 52x11min CG-animated pre-school series has been presold in 50 countries worldwide, and has been picked up by broadcasters such as France 5, TeleQuebec and Disney EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). It is expected to premiere on Disney in Europe in the 2nd quarter of 2012.

"Zou" is a television adaption of a popular children's book series by author Michael Gay that has also won the "Parent's Choice" award in the US and the Special Award at the Festival de Turin. It tells the stories of the titular 5-year old zebra and his extended family as he goes about earning his stripes.

"Zou" was also be screened at MIPJunior held in Cannes on 1 and 2 October 2011. MIPJunior is an intensive 2-day conference on the latest developments in kids' entertainment.

Scrawl Studios has a strong track record in international co-productions. Some of these include: "Guess How Much I Love You - The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare" with Australia's SLR Productions, "Almost Extinct" with Canada's CCI Entertainment and Taiwan's Coolframes Digiworks; as well as a first-look multi-year agreement with Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific.