Rai Ragazzi pre-acquires Season 1 of preschool series based on popular children’s book series by Nicoletta Costa.
Italian animation studio, Enanimation, has announced a distribution agreement with Rai Ragazzi, for Season 1 of Nina & Olga. The series is based on the popular preschool book series “Olga the Cloud,” which the studio acquired development rights to in 2019.
Rai Ragazzi, a producer and broadcaster of children’s programming, has pre-acquired the first season of Nina & Olga, a 52x7 2D animated series, for children ages from 4-6-years. The company is owned and operated by Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI), the national broadcasting company of Italy, a major European public broadcaster and a key player in international children’s TV.
Nina & Olga will feature a new character, Nina, a special friend of Olga’s who helps her cope with everyday challenges. A colorful world of children, parents, grannies and teachers, not to mention animals, birds, the sun, the moon and the stars, all come together as part of Nina & Olga’s daily adventures.
Writer and illustrator, Nicoletta Costa’s creation, “Olga the Cloud,” has been a global publishing success for over 30 years. Popular worldwide, the series has had particular success in China, Russia, Spain and the U.S. offering numerous opportunities for distribution and development.
“Having been given the chance to bring to life this wonderful children’s character by a much-loved author, we are absolutely thrilled to have Rai Ragazzi on board,” commented Enanimation producer, Federica Maggio. “We strongly believe that this animated adaptation of one of the world’s favorite preschool characters will have enormous appeal to a wide audience of children and families, and we are delighted that a major broadcaster shares our confidence.”