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New animated movies and series coming out for Netflix

Here are the new animated films and series that have been produced in Europe and are now out for the streaming giant Netflix

A vastness of titles will be proposed shortly on Netflix with regards to animated films and series. All films produced in Europe will soon be available in streaming. In view of the sixty-first edition ofAnnecy International Animation Film Festival to be held next week, Netflix has announced upcoming releases. These titles each have a distinct tone and language, but are universal in storytelling and themes.

Animated films

New movies include Emberthe continuation of Klaus from Sergio Pablos, BAFTA Award Winner and Academy Award nominee. Then the animated musical Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with songs from the acclaimed Academy Award winner Leslie Bricusse. It’s still That Christmasbased on the BAFTA award winner’s children’s books Richard Curtis. Also there will be an as yet untitled animated film Steve BoxAcademy Award winner for Wallace & Gromit – The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

The animation series

As for the series, Netflix announces three new original productions: Bad Dinosaurs from Snafu Pictures e Able & Baker, Mermaid Magic from Rainbow, The Seven Bears from Folivari. To these is added Wereworld from Lime Picturesbased on the fantasy novel series by Curtis Jobling.

These projects join a growing offer of animated titles made in Europe, including My Father’s Dragon from Cartoon Saloon e Nora Twomey, Oscar-nominated director, set to debut on Netflix in the fall. Then we have Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nuggetan untitled project by Wallace & Gromit from the beloved British animation studio Aardman, winner of four Academy Awards. And again there is a new animated series for adults of the Italian Zerocalcare e Captain Fall by Norwegian showrunners Jon Iver Helgaker e Jonas Torgerson.

But let’s see the films in more detail.

Ember (Spain)

From the director of Klaus, BAFTA and Oscar nominee Sergio Pablos and The SPA Studios, comes Ember. It is an epic adventure about humanity’s search for fire told through the eyes of the young Dikika. The boy must embark on an impossible race to a distant volcano to recover the precious spark that will save his tribe.

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (UK)

Produced by Timeless Films and directed by Stephen Donnelly, the ageless legend of Charles Dickens is reborn in this supernatural musical adaptation of the quintessential Christmas story. With his very soul at stake, Scrooge only has one Christmas Eve to face his past and build a better future. Featuring reworked songs from legendary and two-time Academy Award winner Leslie Bricusse, Scrooge: A Christmas Carol is a show to sing for a new generation. It will arrive on Netflix for December 2022.

That Christmas (United Kingdom)

Based on the successful children’s book series by BAFTA winner and Academy Award nominee Richard Curtis, the heartwarming film from Locksmith Animation marks the directorial debut of acclaimed character animation and story artist Simon Otto. That Christmas follows a series of intertwined stories about love and loneliness, family and friends, and Santa making a big mistake, not to mention a huge number of turkeys! The producers are Nicole P. Hearon (Oceania, Frozen) and Adam Tandy (The thick of it, Detectorists).

Steve Box animated film still untitled (France)

From Academy Award-winning and three-time BAFTA Award-winning director Steve Box (Wallace & Gromit – The Curse of the Were-Rabbit) and SUPERPROD Animation, comes an original yet untitled animated family comedy film. Struggling to feed on the proceeds of their always fancy, but low-yielding robberies, Tibbles and his messy gang of stray cats are forced to go undercover to organize the biggest robbery of their lives. Plus they have to pretend what they despise most – pampered pets.

And now let’s take a look at the animation series instead.

Bad Dinosaurs (UK / Spain)

Bad Dinosaurs is Snafu Pictures’ debut animated series, a thrilling journey through the Mesozoic. The series follows the hilarious rip-offs of a family of tyrannosaurs. The latter face the trials of life in the prehistoric wilderness, while surrounded by incompetent dinosaurs. Based on a series of phenomenally successful online short films created in collaboration with animation veteran Joel Veitch, the series will be produced by Able & Baker (Love Death & Robots, The Silver Dragon) and directed by award-winning and Academy Award nominee Simone Giampaolo.

Mermaid Magic (Italia)

From award-winning creator and director Iginio Straffi (Winx Club) and Emmy-winning animation studio Rainbow / Bardel (Rick and Morty, The Dragon Prince), along with acclaimed head writer Rich Burns (Spirit: Free Adventures) comes a groundbreaking animated series. The series centers on a teenage mermaid princess named Merlinda who leaves her underwater world for uncharted land. Her goal is to track down a rare source of magic that will help her face the forces of evil that seek to destroy her kingdom above and below the waves.

The Seven Bears (Francia)

Here come the Seven Bears, an adorable pack of furballs that are putting a twist on the fairy tales everyone thinks they know. Based on the acclaimed graphic novels by Emile Bravo, The Seven Bears is animated by the award-winning Animation Studio Folivari.

Wereworld (UK)

Based on the books by Curtis Jobling, Wereworld is an epic fantasy adventure series that follows Drew Ferran as he comes of age and discovers he is the last in a long line of werewolves and legitimate (but reluctant) ruler of a land ruled by the Werelords. . Drew must fight to abolish the tyranny of the Lionlords and reclaim the throne. The series is directed by Tom Brass for Jellyfish Pictures and produced by Angelo Abela, Tim Compton, Curtis Jobling and Barry Quinn for Lime Pictures.

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Magdalena Skrok

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