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UK creatives give life to Digby Dragon

Nickelodeon UK has commissioned animation company Blue-Zoo Production's animated preschool series Digby Dragon, which is being represented globally by Aardman Animations. The series will go into production early next year and will be produced entirely in the UK at Blue-Zoo.
October 8, 2013

Nickelodeon UK has commissioned animation company Blue-Zoo Production’s animated preschool series Digby Dragon, which is being represented globally by Aardman Animations.

The series is based on original work from Sally Hunter, creator of the preschool property Humphrey’s Corner, and  it follows a fledgling dragon learning to fly.

The series will go into production early next year and will be produced entirely in the UK at Blue-Zoo, the studio behind Olive the Ostrich, Tree Fu Tom, Q pootle 5 and Alphablocks. The series is funded through an Enterprise Investment Scheme along with presales and advances. Aardman  has taken on global TV, DVD and digital sales representation for the property with Nickelodeon UK commissioning 26 half hours for Nick Jr. Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products will also represent consumer products for the property in the UK and Ireland.

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