SA’s Noodle & Bun heads to France
Canal+ in France has picked up seasons one and two of South African animated children’s series Noodle & Bun.
Produced by South Africa’s Polycat, Noodle & Bun is a 3D non-verbal animation aimed at 6-12s. It follows the adventures of a wobbly cat who causes trouble, a pug who whimpers in the face of danger and a little mouse who holds the peculiar group together.
Canal+ is the first broadcaster to acquire S2, which has just gone into production following the completion of S1.
The first run of Noodle & Bun has also been picked up by YLE in Finland, Filmin’s SVoD service in Spain and Portugal, Megogo in Ukraine, children’s streamer Kidoodle and airlines Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, Air France and Aegean.
The series, which comprises five-minute episodes, already has a big presence on social media, with 7.1 million followers.
Dublin-based Monster Entertainment distributes Noodle & Bun internationally.