fbpx
Events

CYBER GROUP STUDIOS’ GIGANTOSAURUS SEASON 1 WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2021 EXPORT AWARD FOR ANIMATION

8 Sep - 2021

Award from the TV Division of UniFrance recognizes distribution companies with a proven record of excellence in international markets

Season 1 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 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.

To watch Gigantosaurus receive the award, click here: https://youtu.be/RKVNEFfUaMk

Gigantosaurus, which began airing worldwide on Disney Junior in 2019, is now translated into 29 languages and available in 194 territories, including in the U.S.

Disney Junior is a global broadcast partner for the series. Season 1 of the popular series includes 52×11 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.

“We are extremely proud to accept the 2021 Export Award for Animation,” says Raphaelle Mathieu, Senior Vice-President Sales, Acquisitions and New Media. “We are thrilled by the success of the series and how well Gigantosaurus has resonated with international buyers and viewers everywhere it airs.”

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.

Season 2 of the fan-favorite series premiered in the U.S. on Disney Junior on August 9 and then launched on Disney+ August 25.

Stay tuned for Season 3 of Gigantosaurus in late 2021/early 2022.

Subscribe to our newsletter


Read our last issue




NINA & OLGA ARRIVE IN BOOKSHOPS
NINA & OLGA ARRIVE IN BOOKSHOPS

Mondadori - Libri per Ragazzi in bookstores from September 7 with the first two volumes inspired by the new adventures of Nina & Olga To celebrate the upcoming release on Rai Play and then on Rai YoYo of the new animated series Nina&Olga, with art direction by...

read more
POKÈMON X FERRERO NEW COLLABORATION
POKÈMON X FERRERO NEW COLLABORATION

Pokèmon celebrates its first 25 years, and for the occasion signs new partnerships including a delicious partnership with Ferrero Iconic evergreen brand Pokémon – one of the most popular and successful entertainment properties in the world – is marking its 25th...

read more
THE LICENSING AWARDS 2021: THE WINNERS
THE LICENSING AWARDS 2021: THE WINNERS

Retail, Product, Property, Marketing and Honorary Achievement winners crowned in glittering ceremony The winners of this year’s Licensing Awards have been crowned in a glittering ceremony, with the industry returning to The Great Room at the Grosvenor House Hotel,...

read more