|Type||Production / Content Delivery / Service Provider|
|Category||Animation, CG/Digital, Live-Action|
|Content||Movie, TV, Home Entertainment (VOD, DVD, Blu-ray, etc.)|
|Genres||Educational, Drama, Other, Comedy, Children, Music (Idol/Animation/Game)|
取扱ジャンル ［Genres］Other: Hybrid
Founded in 1993, Gertie is a transmedia production company specialized in animation and publishing projects. Thanks to their long experience in cinema, television and publishing, Franco Serra and Fulvia Serra, brothers and Gertie partners have focused on prestigious works on different themes in the media production such as the animated open titles of “The Monster”
directed by Roberto Benigni (Academy Award for “Life Is Beautiful”), shorts for the environmental protection propaganda (”Do the Right Thing”, Best Commercial Short at Annecy International Animation Festival), the preschool TV series “Milo” (Best educational/instructional TV Series at New York Festivals, nomination to the Pulcinella Award Best Preschool Series at Cartoons on the Bay), the animation feature film “Mia and the Migoo”, by Jacques-Rémy Girerd, a co-production between France and Italy (Best Animated Feature Film at the European Film Academy Awards and Best Feature Film at China International Cartoon and Digital Festival).
Gertie’s most recent feature film is “Iqbal, Tale of a Fearless Child”, by Michel Fuzellier and Babak Payami (Silver Lion at Venice Film Festival), a co-production between Italy and France that, among the others, has been awarded the swiss ASPI prize (Best Film), the Animation Day Prize in Cannes, the Best Feature Film Pulcinella Award at Cartoons on the Bay in 2017 and the Best Long Form Film at Yerevan Animation Film Festival 2017 (Armenia).
For its whole production, Gertie has been honored with Cartoons on the Bay’s Pulcinella Award as the Best International Studio of the Year in 2016.