Mexico’s Ánima participates in new international coproduction

Mexican company Ánima has teamed up with British production company Cake, Australia’s Studio Moshi and Ireland’s Gingerbread Animation to produce the new animated comedy series “Space Chickens in Space”, which has already been acquired by Disney EMEA and Channel 9 in Australia, according to Variety.
The show, which will air this year, is aimed at children aged between 6-11 years old. The first season will consist of 52 episodes of 11 minutes each. Ánima is in charge of the distribution in Latin America, Studio Moshi in Australia and Cake in the rest of the international markets.
According to Variety, “Space Chickens in Space” tells the story of three chickens who are enrolled in an elite intergalactic former military academy by mistake. The show was created by José C. García de Letona and Rita Street, and is designed and directed by Norwegian animators Tommy and Markus Vad Flaaten. Jordan Gaucher serves as showrunner.