DQE, the global entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce signing of a co-production agreement with Formula Fun Entertainment Limited (“FFE”) in the UK and Telegael in Ireland to co-produce a new CGI (computer-generated imagery) animated pre-school series based on the award-winning property, Franco and Formula Fun. The series is expected to be available for broadcast in early 2013.
Franco and Formula Fun won the 2009 MIP Junior Licensing award and the TV series has been pre-sold into 28 countries worldwide through broadcast partners including: TV2 (Norway), MTV OY (Finland), Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (Middle East), Israel (Hop! TV) and Iceland (CH2). The series is aimed at 3-7 year olds and comprises 52 episodes of 11 minutes each. FFE and Telegael will oversee pre-production, with animation production taking place at DQE’s studios in India and post-production at Telegael in Ireland.
Inspired by the global motor racing sport, this series sees six-year-old Franco’s adventures with his ten superpower toy racing car friends, both on and off the racing track, come to life in a CGI racing world.