Enanimation has already secured a deal for the TV series with Rai Ragazzi, the kids’ channel from Italian public broadcaster Rai.
“It is a real joy and honor to be bringing this much-loved preschool property to the screen in partnership with a genuinely innovative and respected production company,” says Maria Bonaria Fois, chief executive officer, Monto TV Iberoamerica Group. “The enormous potential of ‘Nina & Olga’ has already attracted Rai Ragazzi and will undoubtedly bring many more broadcasters on board.”
Mondo TV Producciones Canarias will share the pre-production phase of the show, while parent company Mondo TV S.p.A is responsible for the animation. Enanimation will have exclusive rights throughout theworld, while Mondo TV Producciones Canarias will have exclusive rights in Spain and Andorra. Enanimation will have worldwide distribution rights, excluding the Mondo TV Canarias’ territories Portugal, Latin America and the Spanish-speaking U.S.
“Nicoletta Costa is a great storyteller, and Olga the Cloud [from ‘Nina & Olga] is one of her most delightful characters,” says Federica Maggio, chief executive officer, Enanimation. “We are looking forward enormously to bringing to life one of the most successful characters in children’s publishing in partnership with one of the leading names in children’s animation.”
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