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Portfolio, Blue Dream Develop ‘Pet Robots’ Series

Show for ages 6-9 based on the graphic novel by Scott Christian Sava, who wrote and directed the animated feature ‘Animal Crackers.’

Show for ages 6-9 based on the graphic novel by Scott Christian Sava, who wrote and directed the animated feature ‘Animal Crackers.’

TORONTO -- Portfolio Entertainment has partnered with award-winning creator Scott Christian Sava (Animal Crackers, Hyperactive), to develop his graphic novel, Pet Robots, into an animated comedy series for 6-9 year-old audiences.

Under the terms of the agreement, Portfolio will hold worldwide distribution, licensing and merchandising rights for the series.

Scott Christian Sava

Pet Robots, follows four students who wander off while on a field trip to a toy company and accidentally activate a group of super high-tech robots who follow them home. They soon must team up with their pet robots to save the world from the toymaker who created them.

“With Pet Robots, Sava has created a rich, vibrant world full of wonderful, comical characters, thrilling adventures and a story with plenty of heart,” said Lisa Olfman, Co-Founder and CEO, Portfolio Entertainment. “We look forward to working with Scott and bringing his vision from page to screen.”

Sava is the founder of Blue Dream Studios, responsible for bringing some of the world’s most beloved characters to life in film, television, comics and games. He recently wrote and directed Animal Crackers, his highly-anticipated 3D animated feature film that debuted at the Annecy Animation Festival in 2017, featuring the star-studded voice talents of John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Ian McKellen, Danny DeVito, Sylvester Stallone, and Raven-Symoné. The film is set to have its worldwide release this summer.

Source: Portfolio Entertainment

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.

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