“Nefertine on the Nile” (52
x 11’ - 2D&3D -HD), an Italy and France coproduction from Graphilm and
Cyber Group Studios, receives the prestigious Pulcinella Awards for “Best Pilot”
at Cartoons On the Bay.
Cartoons on the Bay and the Pulcinella Awards are
an international television and cross-media animation festival taking place
every year in Italy. It benefits from a strong and very established
international awareness, and is considered as one of the most prestigious
Festival in the animation industry. Cartoons on the Bay, which celebrated its
20th anniversary, took place from April 7th to 9th, 2016 in Venice (Italy).
on the Nile”, coproduced by Graphilm
and Cyber Group Studios is based on the series of books titled All’ombra delle piramidi
(“In the Shade of the Pyramids”) by Janna Carioli and Luisa Mattia. Currently
in development, this comedy & adventure animation series is geared towards girls
and boys from 5 to 7 years old.
The show recounts the fun adventures of Nefertine –
a speciallittle girl endowed with lively intelligence, inexhaustible curiosity
and great courage. She aspires to be the first female scribe in the history of
Egypt, so she can describe the wonderful word that surrounds her. Indeed, the
ancient Egypt of the pharaohs has many customs, traditions, colours and
flavours that are lovely and intriguing at the same time. And, in fact,
Nefertine is already a budding young journalist who uses her papyrus-diary to
note down the adventures she has with her friend Piramses.