Let's discover all the new Netflix European movies and animated series

Let's discover all the new Netflix European movies and animated series

Ahead of next week's 61st Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Netflix has announced all new animated series and animated films produced in Europe due out in the coming months. Among the new films are Ember, the sequel to Sergio Pablos' BAFTA winner and Academy Award nominee Klaus; the animated musical Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with songs by acclaimed Oscar winner Leslie Bricusse; That Christmas, based on children's books by BAFTA winner Richard Curtis, plus an as-yet-untitled animated film by Steve Box, Oscar-winning Wallace & Gromit

Let's find out all new Netflix European animated movies and series

Ember (Spain)

Format: Hand-drawn animated feature film

Production: The SPA Studios

Photo Credit: The SPA Studios Synopsis:

From BAFTA Award Winner and Academy Award nominee Klaus director Sergio Pablos and The SPA Studios comes Ember, an epic adventure about humanity's search for fire told through the eyes of the young Dikika, who embarks on an impossible race to a distant volcano to recover the precious spark that will save his tribe.

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (United Kingdom)| ); } Format: CG animated feature film

Production: Timeless Films

Release: December 2022

Produced by Timeless Films and directed by Stephen Donnelly, the ageless legend of Charles Dickens is reborn in this supernatural musical adaptation of the quintessential Christmas story. With his very soul at stake, Scrooge only has one Christmas Eve to face his past and build a better future. Featuring reworked songs from legendary and two-time Academy Award winner Leslie Bricusse, Scrooge: A Christmas Carol is a show to sing for a new generation.

That Christmas (UK)

Format: CG Animated Feature Film

Production: Locksmith Animation

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Locksmith Animation Synopsis:

Based on the hit children's book series by BAFTA winner and Academy Award nominee Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually, Yesterday), Locksmith's moving film Animation marks the directorial debut of celebrated character animation and story artist Simon Otto (Dragon Trainer trilogy). That Christmas follows a series of intertwined stories about love and loneliness, family and friends, and Santa making a big mistake, not to mention a huge number of turkeys! The producers are Nicole P. Hearon (Oceania, Frozen) and Adam Tandy (The thick of it, Detectorists).

Untitled Steve Box animated film (France)

Format: CG animated feature film

Production: SUPERPROD Animation

Photo Credit: SUPERPROD Animation Synopsis:

From director Steve Box (Wallace & Gromit - The Curse of the Were-Rabbit), Academy Award-winning and three-time BAFTA Award winner, and SUPERPROD Animation, arrives an original yet untitled animated family comedy film. Struggling to feed on the proceeds of their always fancy, but low-yielding robberies, Tibbles and his messy gang of stray cats are forced to go undercover to organize the biggest robbery of their lives, pretending what they most despise - animals. pampered domestic.

Bad Dinosaurs (UK / Spain)

Format: CG Animated Series

Production: Snafu Pictures


Bad Dinosaurs is Snafu Pictures' debut animated series, a thrilling journey through the Mesozoic, following the hilarious deceptions of a family of tyrannosaurs as they face the trials of life in the prehistoric wilderness, while surrounded by incompetent dinosaurs. Based on a series of phenomenally successful online short films created in collaboration with animation veteran Joel Veitch, the series will be produced by Able & Baker (Love Death & Robots, The Silver Dragon) and directed by award-winning and Academy Award nominee Simone Giampaolo.

Mermaid Magic (Italy)

Format: Animated series CG

Production: Rainbow

Photo Credit: Rainbow SPA Synopsis:

From award-winning creator and director Iginio Straffi (Winx Club) and Emmy-winning animation studio Rainbow / Bardel (Rick and Morty, The Dragon Prince), along with acclaimed head writer Rich Burns (Spirit : Free Adventures) comes a groundbreaking animated series about a teenage mermaid princess named Merlinda who leaves her underwater world for the uncharted land to track down a rare source of magic that will help her face the forces of evil as they seek to destroy the world. his kingdom above and below the waves.

The Seven Bears (France)

Format: Animated series CG

Production: Folivari. CG animation of Cube, showrunner Robert Vargas

Photo credit: Folivari Synopsis:

Here come the Seven Bears, an adorable pack of furballs giving a twist on the fairy tales that everyone thinks they know. Based on the acclaimed graphic novels by Emile Bravo, The Seven Bears is animated by the award-winning Animation Studio Folivari.

Wereworld (UK)

Format: CG Animated Series

Production: Lime Pictures (Producers), Jellyfish Pictures (Studio)


Based on the books by Curtis Jobling, Wereworld is an epic fantasy adventure series that follows Drew Ferran as he comes of age and discovers he is the last in a long and legitimate lineage of werewolves (but reluctant) ruler of a land ruled by the Werelords. Drew must fight to abolish the tyranny of the Lionlords and reclaim the throne. The series is directed by Tom Brass for Jellyfish Pictures and produced by Angelo Abela, Tim Compton, Curtis Jobling and Barry Quinn for Lime Pictures.

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