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MIPTV 2014: Monster to sell Pip Ahoy! in Cannes

Ireland’s Monster Entertainment will launch 52x11mins animated toon Pip Ahoy! at MIPTV.

Pip AhoyThe preschooler comes from CHF Entertainment, which is the production venture from the UK animation execs behind the legendary Cosgrove Hall Films (Danger Mouse, Count Duckula).

Pip Ahoy! has scored a commission from UK broadcaster Channel 5 and will launch on its kids block Milkshake! block. It is billed as a “fun-filled animated adventure series for three-to-six-year-olds”, and has voice talent including David Jason (Danger Mouse, Count Duckula, The Wind in the Willows), Teresa Gallagher (The Amazing World of Gumball, Octonauts) and Jimmy Hibbert (Danger Mouse).

Monster is launching it along with eight other new animated properties in Cannes.