THURISTAR is a production company and
creative studio born in Belgium in 2008.
We develop, finance and produce animated content for film, TV and streaming platforms, with a focus placed on storytelling, look development and music.
THURISTAR is the producer of Mush-Mush and the Mushables – the Emmy-nominated comedy adventure series created by Elfriede de Rooster and directed by Joeri Christiaen.
The show is now airing in +150 countries— including on WarnerMedia’s channels around the world (Cartoon Network and Boomerang), Canal+ and Piwi+ in France, VRT-Ketnet and RTBF in Belgium, RTS in Switzerland, RTL Telekids in the Netherlands, Disney Channel in Germany and Mango in China.
We’re currently producing the second season of the series, which will be completed in 2023.
In 2022, THURISTAR released the short film Luce and the Rock, by Britt Raes. The film has already been selected for more than 100 festivals (Annecy, GIFF, BIAF, etc.) and won several awards around the world, including a Special Mention at the Berlinale and prizes at Ottawa, Go Short and Anima.
The company is currently coproducing Goat Girl, a female-led comedy series created by Shannon George & Kristina Lee and directed by Krystal Georgiou & Lauri Saunders. The show will air on Cartoon Network across EMEA territories, as well as on VRT-Ketnet in Belgium, KiKA in Germany, ABC in Australia, etc.
THURISTAR is also the producer of 850 meters – a short film selected in over 30 festivals and nearing 3 million online views – and of its 52-episode epic comedy TV spinoff My Knight and Me which premiered worldwide in 2017.
THURISTAR is helmed by Joeri Christiaen, Perrine Gauthier, Frederik Segers and Manu Garijo.