Xilam to produce Chip’n’Dale animation for Disney+

Disney will work in close partnership on scripting and production for the new series heading to its forthcoming streaming platform

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 12.06.2019 | Watch

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Xilam Animation is partnering with Disney to produce an animated series based on Chip’n’Dale, two famous characters from the Disney vault, for the entertainment giant’s new streaming platform.

All aspects of production on the Disney+ original, including scripting and graphic design, are being handled by the Paris team at Xilam, who will work in close collaboration with Disney’s London-based animation team.

Marc du Pontavice, Chairman and CEO of Xilam, says: “We are very proud to have been chosen by Disney to bring back such iconic characters from the prestigious Disney repertoire thanks to the talent of Xilam’s teams. The distribution on the Disney+ platform will also mark a new milestone in Xilam’s penetration of the US market.”

The 39 x 7’-episode series will feature the return of Disney’s chipmunk troublemakers in non-verbal stories following the ups and downs of the two little creatures living life in the big city. 

The animation is described by Disney describes the animation as ‘classic style’, combining traditional animation techniques with modern comedic narratives and humour.


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