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Mush-Mush & the Mushables
is selected for La Guarimba International Film Festival in the LA GROTTA DEI PICCOLI Category, in collaboration with UNICEF ITALIA.

The 8th edition of La Guarimba Film Festival will be held from August 7th – 12th, 2020 in Southern Italy. The episode Save the Fun Tree written by Tigran Rosine and directed by Joeri Christiaen, will be screened in a natural cave of La Grotta Park in Amantea.

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Mush-Mush & the Mushables is selected in the Upper Preschool TV Series category of Cartoons on the Bay (International Showcase), the International Children’s Television Festival promoted by Rai.

The episode entitled “Mushlers to the rescue”, written by Laura Beaumont & Paul Larson and directed by Joeri Christiaen, will be shown during the 24th edition of Cartoons on the Bay, which will be held in Pescara, Italy, from 3 to 5 December 2020.

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Mush-Mush & the Mushables is selected for the kids series programme of the National Animation Film Festival in Rennes, France (as part of the out-of-competition panorama).

The episode Fly, Chase, Fly written by Tigran Rosine and Benjamin Richard and directed by Joeri Christiaen, will be shown at 2pm on April 12th at Cinéma Arvor in Rennes.

Next to this screening, a behind-the-scenes presentation will take place at the French Film School ESRA at 2pm on April 9th : Romain Trimaille and Florian Falcucci, the CG supervisors of the series, will go over the series’ CG production process, using Blender as the main tool.

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Thuristar is thrilled to announce that Copyrights Group is now the exclusive brand licensing agent for the animated IP Mush-Mush & the Mushables. London-based Copyrights Group will be responsible for the brand development and licensing & merchandising representation worldwide (excluding Greater China) of the CG comedy adventure TV series created by Elfriede de Rooster and directed by Joeri Christiaen (My Knight and Me).

Mush-Mush & the Mushables is set to premier across 150 territories in 2020. The series is produced by Thuristar and La Cabane, in co-production with Cake, who is distributing the show worldwide.

Mush-Mush & the Mushables will be launched to the industry at Brand Licensing Europe 2019 – Europe’s leading licensing & merchandising event – in London in October 2019.

“Luce and the Rock” at the European Short Pitch

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The new short film of Britt Raes Luce and the Rock produced by THURISTAR has been selected among fifteen other short film projects for the European Short Pitch, an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films, organized by NISI MASA. During the Coproduction Forum, which took place March 13th till 17th in Brest, writer/director Britt Raes along with her producer, Perrine Gauthier, pitch the project in front of a panel of over 50 producers, financers, buyers, and distributors.


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Mush-Mush and the Mushables has been sold to Turner for an international sale across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific, by distributor CAKE Entertainment.

The adventure comedy series produced by THURISTAR (Belgium) and La Cabane Productions (France) in coproduction with CAKE will air on Boomerang (as well as Cartoon Network, Boing and POGO in select markets) in over 150 countries starting in the Fall 2020.

The deal follows presales to Canal+ and Piwi+ in France, VRT-Ketnet and RTBF in Belgium, RTS in Switzerland and RTL Telekids in the Netherlands.

Mush-Mush at MIFA in Annecy!

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THURISTAR was invited this year, together with La Cabane Productions, to take part to the MIFA conferences program, on the topic: Ostriches, Skeletons, Robots and Mushrooms… How to Animate the Inhuman?

Mush-Mush was in good company alongside Coco from Pixar presented by Alonso Martinez, the work of Alexander Williams Head of Escape Studio, and the hyper-realistic work of Nicolas Deveaux at Cube Productions.


“My Knight and Me” selected at Trickfilm festival!

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“My Knight and Me” is selected for the Best children’s animated series award (international category) by the Trickfilm / ITFS festival in Germany!

The winners will be announced at the award ceremony taking place in Stuttgart on April 27th.

The episode entitled “Cat’s in the bag”, written and directed by Joeri Christiaen, will be shown at the Festival in the Tricks for kids series programme 2 on Sunday, April 29th at 5 PM in Metropol 1.

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