SLR Productions’ Australian creative team will be headed by CEO and executive producer Suzanne Ryan.
Emmy-nominated director for Beat Bugs Pablo de la Torre has been named the series director along with Cindy Scharka and Gie Santos as first time episodic directors.
The series is produced by Suzanne Ryan and SLR Productions’ head of production Yasmin Jones.
The team will also be made up of SLR Productions’ Emmy Award-winning creative director Jo Boag, with multi-Australian Writers’ Guild Award winner Thomas Duncan-Watt announced as the head writer. Thomas will lead some of Australia’s most prolific writers including Melanie Alexander, Charlotte Rose Hamlyn, Georgina Love, John Armstrong, Joel Slack-Smith and Ben Levin.
The Giggle Garage team will be made up of executive producers Juhaidah Jeomin, Zeno Gabing and Sandra Khoo as creative director.
The Australian voice cast led by voice director Jo Boag stars Zachary Fuller (Jet Nova), Adelaide Tustian (Adelaide Nova), Stephen James King (Hugo Nova), Michelle Doake (Josie Nova), Darren Sabadina (G9), Rae Johnston (Janali Banks), Ash Ricardo (Aubrina Eridani), Christian Charisiou (Sol Erdani) and Jason Chong as (Andy Ling).
Space Nova, an original SLR Productions program commissioned by Super RTL, ABC Australia and Nine Network, has received major production funding from Screen Australia and is also financed with support from Create NSW.
With development funding from Super RTL, ABC Australia and the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF), Space Nova will be distributed worldwide by ZDF Enterprises, excluding Australia and New Zealand, which is being handled by ACTF.
Space Nova comprises 26 x 24 minute episodes for a global six to nine year old audience.