Production and distribution partners Atlantyca Entertainment, Imira Entertainment and Inspidea have joined forces with Italian and Spanish broadcasters to produce a new animation series, Bat Pat.
Broadcasters and participation partners Rai fiction (Italy), GD Animation Fund and RTVE (Spain) have signed with the firms to introduce the comedy-adventure series to the their respective territories.
Based on the book series of the same name, Bat Pat follows the adventures of Pat, a bat and his friends Rebecca, Leo and Martin, a host of ‘loveably creepy creatures,’ as the group unravel spooky mysteries.
"We are so excited to be starting production on the first season of a project so close to our hearts," said Atlantyca Entertainment’s head of animation and executive producer, Caterina Vacchi.
"We are delighted to be working with Imira and Inspidea and now Rai and RTVE to bring this funny and exciting new show to young viewers everywhere."
Sergi Reitg, CEO of Imira Entertainment, added: "Bat Pat is a fantastic collaboration which we are delighted to be part of, along with our strategic partner GD Animation Fund, and broadcasters RTVE and Rai.
"The show is fresh and original, guaranteed to entertain young audiences the world over."
Managing Director of Inspidea, Andrew Ooi, said: "We look forward to beginning the production of Bat Pat.
"The background artists in our studio are excited to explore every nook and cranny of Fogville. Our animation artists are eager to bring Bat Pat and the Silvers to life in glorious 2D.
"We will make creepy moments tense and the funny bits hilarious. Bat Pat is going to be a fun project to work on."