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Toon Factory Reveals New Animation Slate

As it celebrates its 23rd anniversary, the kids’ content company announces the launch of a new production studio, Chromatik, in Marseille, as well as a development line-up of 2D and 3D animated series including ‘The How to Shrink Show,’ ‘Moods,’ ‘The Mad Scientist’s Daughter,’ and ‘Elf & Co.’

Toon Factory has revealed a raft of new productions as it celebrates its 23rd anniversary, as well as the launch of a new 2D and 3D animation production studio at the Belle de Mai Pôle Média in Marseille. Co-founded by Thierry Berthier with Mathieu Morfin (Director, Studio Manager) and Christophe Camoirano (Girelle Production) the new studio develop projects for both Toon Factory and Girelle Production.

With five shorts already in production, Chromatik will be involved in the production of the 2D animated series How to Shrink (Toon Factory/52x11' for Canal+) starting in September 2022 and the development of the 2D animated series Moods (Toon Factory (78x7’ for France TV) in 2022.

Series currently in production:

The How to Shrink Show – For Canal + Kids and based on the comic by Roland Garrigue and Catherine Leblanc, published by Glenat, the 52x11’ 2D comedy is aimed at 5–7-year-olds.

Moods - Under development for France Televisions, the 78x7’ series for 3–5-year-olds is created by Séverine Vuillaume and Nathalie Reznikoff, based on an original idea by Vuillaume.

The Mad Scientist’s Daughter - Based on the eponymous best-selling comic books by Mathieu Sapin, published by Editions Shampooing, Groupe Delcourt. The 52x12’ series for 6–10-year-olds is Toon Factory’s second collaboration with Sapin following the adaptation of “Sardine in Outer Space” for Canal+.

Elf & Co – A 53x13’ original series for 4–7-year-olds written by Alexandre Révérend (Sam Sam, Titeuf, Drôles de petites bêtes…) with graphic design by Virginie Kypriotis (The Amazing World of Gumball, F is for Family…).

Source: Toon Factory

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant news editor at Animation World Network.