JUNIOR Hats off to the bright idea
creation of an animation show for 6–10-year-olds for the African market. Value to be promoted: brotherhood.
writing of the writers’ bible, artistic direction of the graphic bible, writing direction, screenwriting and showrunning.
Partnership management with broadcasters.
writing authentic content for an African audience despite being a native European. For Season 1, this was achieved by doing lots of research, visiting Abidjan for location scouting, meeting children in Ivory Coast schools and finding French-speaking screenwriters of African descent. For Season 2, the scripts will be written by Africans screenwriters in a writers’ room specially created with backing from the French Embassy and French Institute (a project within a project).
A main character, Junior, firmly established in French-speaking Africa via broadcaster Gulli Africa (Etude Africascop – Kantar – 2018).
Backing from the French Embassy and French Institute to establish a writers’ room.
“Junior” collection published by Editions Langage du Sud (Morocco).
Season 2 in progress.