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Pirates heads to Germany’s Super RTL

Germany's Super RTL has snapped up CGI-animated series Pirates, Adventures in Art from Canada's DHX Media.
September 19, 2012

Germany’s Super RTL has snapped up CGI-animated series Pirates, Adventures in Art from Canada’s DHX Media.

Broadcasters already airing the 46 x 12-minute, art-themed series for kids ages four to six include KBS (Asia), Kids Talk Talk (Korea), Mediacorp (Singapore), Astro (Malaysia) and Discovery Kids (Latin America).

Commissioned by Canadian pubcaster CBC, the series follows a band of bohemian pirates, led creative Captain Leonardo and the de-throned Princess Cleo, who have both escaped the depressing kingdom of Queen Conformia. To reclaim individual expression to the kingdom and restore Princess Cleo to her place on the throne, the pirates journey the world to research and collect as much art knowledge as they can.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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