PARIS, FRANCE – The finalists list for this year’s MIP Jr. competitions have been chosen from 250 applications.
Six finalists have been selected to pitch their multiplatform project for the MIPJunior International Pitch. The jury members will be looking for the next big brand in kids entertainment. The live pitch sessions are set for October 6.
The finalists are Animals (Dizfriends) from Mighty Studio (Mexico); Casimilo and the Legends of the New World from Sacrebleu Productions (France); Gorollas from B.I. Group (South Korea); Las Cuevas from Ink Apache S.L. (Spain); Ooommm-Mmmooo, Yoga for Children from 4Direcciones Audiovisual (Colombia); and Toggle from Beakus Ltd. (U.K.).
Fifteen finalists have been chosen to submit their never-before-aired programs to an all-kids jury in three different age groups at MIP Junior.
In the preschool segment, the finalists are The Airport Diary from Dps Co.Ltd of South Korea; Baby Geniuses: Baby Squad from Crystal Sky Worldwide Sales of the U.S.; BigBlock SingSong from Canada's Bejuba Entertainment!; Mini-Wolf from France's Genao Productions; and Tom & Keri from the U.K.'s Yellow House English.
To be screened in the kids 7-to-10 group are A Cautionary Tail from Australia's ABC Commercial; Chilly Christmas from Crystal Sky Worldwide Sales; Dr. Greenie's Mad Lab from Canada's Positive Productions; Me and My Robot from France's Millimages; and Sendokai Champions from Spain's Nottingham Forest Media Advisors.
For the tween category, the submissions are Chili Girl from Colombia's Domo Animato; The Eternal Song: Jazzit II from China's Zhejiang Dishun Tech Co.; Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid from India's Ultra Distributors; Monster Mountain from China's Dancing Digital Animation; and One and a Half Friends from China's Fantawild Animation.
Source: MIP Junior