Telegael co-productions are set to be well represented at the Cartoons on the Bay Pulcinella Awards following the nomination of Groove High and the official selection of Wild Grinders, The Woodlies and My Phone Genie in the TV Series for Kids and Live Action TV Series categories.
Telegael co-production Groove High is in the running to pick up a Pulcinella Award in the category of Best TV Series for Kids at the Cartoons on the Bay Festival. Groove High is a live action/animation series aimed at 7 to 12 year old children about a group of talented kids at an elite school for the performing arts and stars Jonathan Bailey and Samantha Barks star as main characters Tom and Zoe.
Groove High’s live action was filmed at Telegael’s partner studio Studio Solas and co-produced with Planet Nemo Animation and Nexus Factory for Disney Channel.
Telegael are also producing an Irish language version for TG4, starring Gráinne Bleasdale and Cárthach Bán Breathnach. Co-productions Wild Grinders (Home Plate Entertainment, Telegael, Agogo Corporation, and Copernicus Studios), The Woodlies (Flying Bark Productions, Telegael) have been included in the official selection in the TV Series for Kids category while My Phone Genie (Talent Television, Telegael, Moonscoop) has been included in the official selection in the Live Action TV Series category. “It is very exciting news and it is a huge honour to have been given such recognition for our work,” according to Siobhán Ní Ghadhra, COO of Telegael.
Telegael is one of Europe’s leading animation and television production houses. Established in 1988, the multi-Emmy® and IFTA award winning studio works with international producers, distributors and broadcasters to develop, co-produce and finance animation and live-action content for the global market. Telegael’s client list includes some of the biggest names in global broadcasting including Disney, Discovery Kids, France Television, Super-RTL, KIKA, BBC, Nickelodeon, PBS Sprout, ITV, ZDF and Cartoon Network. Telegael has co- produced more than 600 hours of television. Its’ productions have been distributed to over 140 territories throughout the world and have been translated into more than 40 languages.
For more information, visit www.telegael.com