Madrids Zinkia Ent. is busy signing up top creative talent to start production on its 3D CGI animated preschool property, POCOYÓ. The 52x7 series is being co-produced with Carlton International, for U.K. commercial broadcaster ITV.
Already on board is one of Spains leading 3D animation specialists, Magoga Piñas, who has joined the Pocoyó team. Magoga, has more than a decade of experience in the 3D animation field, working on feature films such as LA GRAN AVENTURA DE MORTADELO Y FILEMON (2003) as well as commercials and graphics.
Zinkia is looking for 25 people, from both traditional animation and technical 3D backgrounds, to work on POCOYÓ, which will bring the studio staff up to 50 by the end of the year.
POCOYÓ has attracted a tremendous amount of interest amongst animators and technicians in Madrid and we have been inundated with people wanting to join the production department, said Zinkia president Jose Maria Castillejo. We now have a highly talented team on board and we are ready to start production in December.
The POCOYÓ series features a little boy with an insatiable curiosity and a great sense of fun, who lives in a world of limitless opportunities.
Zinkia Entertainment (www.zinkia.com) is a multi-platform production company, creating quality entertainment, animation, commercials, IDs, graphics and music.