DQE to co-produce ‘The Jungle Book’ season 3 with Ellipsanime

MUMBAI: DQ Entertainment (DQE) will be co-producing the the third season of The Jungle Book (52 x 11’) CGI series along with France’s Ellipsanime.


The third season will be supported and co-produced by ZDFE, Germany; ZDFTV, Germany and PIWI (Canal+), France. 


The Jungle Book season 3 continues to receive strong support from Telequbec, Canada and other season 2 broadcast partners. The series is expected to be available for broadcast globally by early 2017.


In the third season, Mowgli and his friends will continue their thrilling and sometimes comedic adventures. Characters like Baloo- the Bear, Bagheera - the Panther and others will team up with Mowgli to keep the dangerous and sly Sher Khan at bay.


ZDF head of international co-productions and acquisitions for children's and youth programming Nicole Keeb said, “It was an easy decision to continue with The Jungle Book. The first two seasons are working so well for ZDF and KiKA that we were basically obliged to go on. And we do this with great pleasure!”


“ZDF Enterprises is proud to be part of the Jungle Book familyTogether with children all over the world we are waiting with enthusiasm for further adventures of our favourite characters,” said ZDF Enterprises vice president ZDFE.Junior Arne Lohmann.


Canal + (PIWI) Youth Department head of children's programs and channels Laurence Blaevoet said, “I’m looking forward to work with DQ and Ellipsanime, on the third season of Jungle Book. The two first seasons are already a huge success on Piwi+.”


Ellipsanime general manager and executive producer  Maia Tubiana added, “We were thrilled when DQE asked us to join in! Ellipsanime and Mediatoon are looking forward to this production journey of fruitful collaboration!


DQE chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti said, “Jungle Book has done well in most territories across the world and has become one of the favourite shows of kids aged 4-8 years. We are enthused to partner with leading French broadcasters Piwi-Canal + and the recognized French leader in film and TV production, publishing and digital media - Ellipsanime.  ZDF TV and ZDF E continue to support Jungle Book franchise as co-producers for the third season.”

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