The animated pirate-dinosaur comedy adventure series Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs from Australia’s SLR Productions and international partners Telegael, Super RTL, Network Nine, Top Draw Animation and ZDF Enterprises has been confirmed for broadcast on UK’s POP channel.
Premiering next Monday 5 September the series, based on award-winning picture books of the same name by internationally recognised and highly acclaimed author/illustrator duo Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto,will air daily on POP at 8.30am and 6.30pm.
In addition to the POP broadcast deal ZDF Enterprises has sold the series to China’s JY Animation Inc, Vietnam Content JSC, MediaCorp in Singapore, Portugal’s Radiotelevisa o Portuguesa (RTP), SVT Sveriges Television AB in Sweden and CSC Media Group for Africa.
The SLR Productions team behind the series included executive producer Suzanne Ryan, producer Yasmin Jones, creative director Jo Boag and script producer Melanie Alexander with Paul Cummins as executive producer and Cathy Ní Fhlaithearta as producer on behalf of Telegael. The series was directed by Greg Ingram at SLR Productions.