Cyber Group Studios’ popular preschooler and family’s animated series Gigantosaurus season one has won the esteemed 2021 Export Award for animation. The TV Division of UniFrance (formerly TV France International) announced the winners list at the Le Rendez-Vous de Biarritz virtual market.
The International Export Awards are held annually to recognize distribution companies whose animation, documentary and fiction programs, entrusted to them by their producers, have proved themselves on the international marketplace for several years, with excellent sales records.
Gigantosaurus, which began airing worldwide on Disney Junior in 2019, is now translated into 29 languages and available in 194 territories, including in the US.
Disney Junior is a global broadcast partner for the series. First season of the popular series includes 52×11 vibrant CGI-animated episodes, directed by Cyber Group Studios’ senior VP Studio and associate producer Olivier Lelardoux, who brings the Cretaceous period to roaring life for preschoolers and their families.
Acquisitions and New Media senior vice-president sales Raphaelle Mathieu said, “We are extremely proud to accept the 2021 Export Award for animation, we are thrilled by the success of the series and how well Gigantosaurus has resonated with international buyers and viewers everywhere it airs.”
Gigantosaurus invites the youngest of viewers to follow along with inquisitive Mazu, playful Tiny, timid Bill, and courageous Rocky as they go on quests to explore their world in each episode, facing their fears, working together to solve problems, learning more about the mysterious Gigantosaurus himself – and having lots of fun all along the way.
The first season of the multi-award-winning adventure-comedy series, now available on Netflix and Disney+, is airing on international networks globally, including: Disney Junior worldwide, France Télévisions (France), Rai (Italy), CCTV (China),where it has been rebroadcasted six times, Tiny Pop (UK), Super RTL (Germany), RTVE (Spain), NHK (Japan), SRC (Canada), SVT (Sweden), Channel 5 (Singapore), DR TV (Denmark), KAN (Israel), Knowledge Network (English-speaking Canada), PTS (Taiwan), RTS (Switzerland), TV Azteca (Mexico), TVP (Poland), SVT (Sweden), Star Channel (Greece), and many others.
Second season of the fan-favourite series premiered in the US on Disney Junior on 9 August and then launched on Disney+ on 25 August.
Stay tuned for season three of Gigantosaurus in late 2021 or early 2022.