ZDFE Picks Up Shorty and the Legend of the Enchanted Reef


ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) has taken on the international distribution rights for the animated film Shorty and the Legend of the Enchanted Reef.

The one-off animated movie tells the story of three fish friends who set out on a journey to find a new home, but their search leads them to the legendary Sunken City, the gateway to the last safe, untouched place in the oceans: the Enchanted Reef.

The 66-minute film is produced by GEFA, Softmachine Immersive Productions, Experimenta Science Center and PiXABLE STUDIOS. Softmachine Founder Peter Popp wrote, produced and directed the film.

Peter Lang, VP ZDFE.junior at ZDF Enterprises, said: “This beautifully told story combines humor and thrilling entertainment with educational elements. A film that the whole family can enjoy and learn from as it raises awareness of our most diverse marine ecosystem, the stunning and unique coral reefs.”