Pukeko Pictures is to aid Grand Entertainment in the development of its new children’s animated series, Apple Dog’s Adventure.
Based on a series of popular Chinese books. Apple Dog's Adventure is a 3D pre-school puppet show starring a small dog with a magical apple that grows on the end of his tail.
Pukeko has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chinese production house, meaning it will provide ‘creative and technical oversight’.
In June this year Pukeko teamed up with Grand Entertainment to establish the International Animation Technology Joint Research Centre in China.
The Research Centre is focused on expanding the projects into the international, Chinese and film and television markets.
“This new deal demonstrates our commitment to creating significant content with Grand Entertainment for the Chinese market. The series will be based on the popular Chinese books that already have strong market appeal and recognition so we know as an animated television show, Apple Dog’s Adventure will have great audience interest,” said Pukeko Pictures’ Chief Executive, Andrew Smith.
Pukeko Pictures’ Creative Consultant, Martin Baynton, said: “Pukeko Pictures is thrilled to be working with Professor Sun and his production team. The whole team are throwing themselves at the project with an infective energy and enthusiasm which shines through in all areas of production from design, to music and the incredible sets they are constructing.”
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