Jez Hall has signed on as director for The Three Little Superpigs, a new original animated series from Planeta Junior and Fourth Wall.
Hall is joining the Superpigs team to develop and direct the new comedy-adventure series. Hall has worked in the animation industry as a director and storyboard artist for 32 years, most recently as director at Blue Zoo Animation, leading the team on the second season of The Adventures of Paddington.
The 26×22-minute series, for 5-to 9-year-olds, follows crime-fighting superheroes as they battle to outwit The Big Bad Wolf and defend the Metropolis of Fairyland.
Hall commented: “I’m very excited to be joining the Superpigs team to help bring the show to life. The world of Superpigs is full of such diverse and fun characters, it’s going to be an amazing series.”
Paula Taborda dos Guaranys, creative executive director at Planeta Junior, said: “Jez is a highly talented director, and we are delighted that he is joining the Superpigs team. His creativity and expertise will be key in bringing our characters to life in a captivating, fun and relatable way to a global audience.”
Joe Moroney, founder and CEO at Fourth Wall, said: “The Superpigs world is visually rich and rooted in storytelling. It’s set in a modern metropolis, with stories on every street. As such, we are delighted to welcome Jez to the Superpigs team. Jez’s proven pedigree in storytelling makes him the perfect choice as director, in an exciting collaboration. We can’t wait to realize the vision and bring the Superpigs world to life.”