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Classic Media readies Team Franco for Mipcom

New kids 'racing adventure' CGI series is made by the BAFTA and Emmy award winning Formula Fun Entertainment.
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Classic Media has acquired the international distribution rights to Team Franco – a new 52 x 11 CG-animated series that’s “inspired by the thrills and spills of motor racing”.

The show will make its debut at Mipcom next month. It follows the adventures of the six year-old racing fanatic Franco who uses his imagination to transform play mat race cards into his own race team – Team Franco.

“Team Franco introduces unique cultural and geographical aspects that are fun, memorable and age appropriate,” said Marina Nicholas, creator/CEO, Formula Fun Entertainment. “Franco is a character who provides a touchstone for all pre-schoolers, and through him they will thrill to his team’s adventures.”

Classic Media’s Chloé van den Berg, EVP international said: “Franco’s racing adventures and world travels will help teach children and their families important life skills including teamwork, strategic thinking and the fact that winning isn’t always the most important thing.

“We are delighted to announce Team Franco, and very much look forward to showcasing the property at Mipcom.”

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