2D Saint-Exupéry series ‘The Little Prince and Friends’ is running in ON, Bedpool

On Kids and Family (MediaOne), producer of international films little prince Feature Film and Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat NoirSaint-Exupéry-d’Agay Estate announced the production of the 2D animated series The little prince and friends (52′ x 11′), inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s masterpiece, co-produced with Bidepol Productions (White CanineAnd Little NicholasIt targets children aged 4 to 7 years.

“With The little prince and friendsFor the third time, our studio is adapting Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s cosmopolitan and timeless masterpiece. Aimed at a pre-school audience, this series celebrates imagination and teamwork through a new 2D graphic interpretation created by Pascal Campion and Paul Lelloc, illustrious director of long vacationAdds Julian Purdy, Executive Vice President, Managing Director and Chief Creative Officer, ON kids & family. “I am sure that children and their parents will be enchanted by the poetry and originality of this new interpretation, just as our historical partners around the world: France Télévisions, RAI, WDR and Gloob. We are pleased that Saint-Exupéry-d’Agay Estate has renewed its confidence in our chain. This The collaboration started over 15 years ago by Aton Somach and Olivier Dagay is the cornerstone of this new audiovisual adventure.”

The little prince and friends It offers today’s children a modern, subtle version of the classic Saint-Exupéry novel: a new vision of this unique and universal story, aimed at a new audience who will soon enter primary school and begin to learn how to read. The series will be primarily produced in 2D, in order to get closer to the trans-generational world of Saint-Exupéry.

In the series, The Little Prince sets off on an Asteroship B612 with two children from Our World, Charlotte and Elijah. Together, they discover the universe and its inhabitants and go on amazing adventures. Each planet or small star is a chance to make new friends and discover new cultures. Their journey takes us further, as we learn and have fun, and one of the two children manages to overcome a problem from their daily lives, by dealing with a parallel situation in the world of the Little Prince.

The little prince and friends Created by Simon Nicholson, a successful children’s animator and mastermind of worldwide success PJ Masks In the past six seasons. The Little Prince’s historical partners, France Télévisions, WDR, RAI and Gloob, are participating in this new production and will broadcast the series from 2023.

“We are very excited to be a part of these new adventures of The Little Prince. It has been a pleasure working on the previous series with our partners on Children & Family and their creative and emotional team,” commented Brigitta Mohlenbeck, Head of Acquisition and Co-Production for Children & Family, WDR. “When Julien introduced us to the concept of the new series, we were immediately delighted with the new experience of the beloved classic. Not only does it bring relevance in its stories and provide characters that our audience can truly relate to, but it also expands the world of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in a very creative and organic way, without losing the original spirit for the book”.

little prince Written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, it has been among the most widely read books for generations of children. Her message was not as contemporary as it is in today’s world. We are pleased to once again support the purpose of its publication for a new audience of young children and families,” noted Luca Milano, CEO, Ray Ragazzi/Kids.

Pierre Siracusa, Head of Youth Programs, Education and Animation at France Télévisions said, “The Little Prince is the child in us. In this new series, it is this childhood and its limitless imagination that accompanies every adventure that helps our heroes solve the obstacles of everyday life. In particular, all these The little things that make us grow and advance in life: relationships, school, fears… It’s the theme of the series that convinced us: What if, on the playground, the Little Prince became a great figure that is benevolent towards the Younger? Everything, together they are ready to take on the world.Growing up is a daily challenge, and so, with each episode, the little prince welcomes his friends into his world to find together how to conquer it and climb each step while enjoying the magic!France Télévisions is proud to once again participate in this mod Saint-Exupéry and continue to make it present among young people.”

little prince It is a masterpiece that is still alive in the emotional memories of many generations because it holds timeless values, such as teamwork, collaboration, empathy and affection. Gloob and ON kids & Family are partners in other successful IPs and we are sure Little Prince & Friends will be a great, high-quality co-production that will soon hit our channels and platforms,” added Luiz Felipe Figueira, Head of Kids Division. Programming Strategy and Content in Globo.


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