Grizzy And The Lemmings Wins Animation Prix Export 2019 Award
Yesterday (18th March), was TV France International’s Prix Export (Export Prize) 2019 awards ceremony. Prix Export celebrates the most successful high quality audiovisual programming produced in France that has been exported to other parts of the world. TV France International is a trade association which promotes French TV programmes worldwide.
At the awards ceremony, Studio Hari’s Grizzy and the Lemmings won the animation award for the show’s first season, internationally, Grizzy and the Lemmings airs on Cartoon Network’s sister channel – Boomerang. Grizzy and the Lemmings has been one of France’s most successful animation exports in recent years, the show is also a success in China and has reached the five billion views mark on the SVOD (Subscription Video-On-Demand) platform – Mango TV last November. Other animation nominations include Technicolor Animation Productions’ and PGS Entertainment’s – Monchhichi Tribe (now on the Boomerang USA streaming service) and GO-N International’s Simon.
Grizzy and the Lemmings producer – Josselin Charier made this statement (translated):
“It is a privilege to represent a property such as Grizzy & the Lemmings on the international market: the humour of this non-dialogued series is truly universal. Grizzy & the Lemmings is successful absolutely everywhere. It is a new classic that reinvents the genre of golden age cartoons: the sales achieved prove that the market shares this analysis!”