TV3 And Sweatbox Ink Deal With Monstrou

TELEVISIO DE Catalunya (TV3) and Spanish production house Sweatbox have inked a $US 5 million animation co-production deal with Singapore’s Monstrou Studio.

The deal marks the first international co-production between Singapore and a Spanish company.

The partners will co-produce Nightbreeds, a 26-episode 3D action-adventure cartoon series targeted at kids aged nine to 12. Monstrou Studio's will contribute its Vicon Motion Capture system technology facility to the co-production.

The storyline involves an unlikely coalition between a human boy and a vampire girl in their quest to defeat a sinister vampire from a rival clan.

Nightbreeds is set to air at the end of 2014 on TV3.  Sweatbox is the production company behind award-winning TV animated feature Talma and the Myth of Agartha and Oscar-nominated animated feature Chico & Rita.