There are only 1600 pandas left. They'll try anything, really anything, to survive
Tignous himself initiated the adaptation of his comics “Pandas in the Mist” as soon as 2008. The comics, published in the “Echos de la Savane”, are developed with the series in mind. Thierry Garance and Juan Rodriguez are on the starting blocks, ready to create the animated series. The friendship between these 3 and François Rollin makes it possible to create a scripted universe for the television series.
End 2014, evrything is ready… After the tragic death of Tignous during the Charlie Hebdo attack, The directors, with the complicity of Chloé Verlhac, wife of the deceased satirist, did all they could to make the dream come true. The tribe assembles, along with the Charlie Hebdo team, Tryo for the music and the actors. “The drawings are scanned to respect Tignous’ style” explains director Thierry Garance.
And this is how the Panda tribe planted the first animated bamboos. Soon, more are expected to grow…
– 2nd Best Prize “Best Animated/Comedy Short Film, North Bay Art and Film Festival, for the episode “Dépliant”
Thierry Garance and Juan Rodriguez
François ROLLIN, Sofia ARAM, Vincent DEDIENNE, Mélodie ORRU, Thomas
SAGOLS, Thomas CHABROL, Logan DECARVALHO et Robin CAUSSE
Melting Prod, Magic Worlds, Vivi Films
Bip TV, LCP, Magic Worlds,
LCP, France 5, TV5Monde
CNC, Ciclic, Procirep/Angoa, SACD 2.0