First information about the work of the animation “Kajko and Kokosh” appeared in mid-2018. From the beginning, the Warsaw animation studio EGo FILM was involved in the work, which signed an agreement with the Kreska Foundation. Janusz Christie, who promotes the artist’s art.
The animation received a grant from the Polish Film Institute in the amount of PLN 390,000. zlotys. Work on the pilot episode began at the end of May 2019.
Netflix will show the series “Kajko and Kokosh” in 2021.
The series “Kajko and Kokosh” is based on the fun adventures of two friends: Kajko and Kokosh – Slavic warriors and their faithful companion, the dragon Milush, who together experience ups and downs in the fight against the Zbojceri army.
Friends serve the castle Mirmil on a daily basis, defending the settlement in which they live from all dangers. And these are not missing. The biggest threat is the band of robber knights – Scooters. Hearst Zboiceri, the Bloody Hegemon, dreams of conquering Mirmilov, and since Kajko and Kokosh took his egg from which the Milus dragon was hatched, he also wants personal revenge against a couple of friends. Hegemon open attacks, tricks and strategies – this is what Kaiko and Kokosh will face.
Each episode of the series will be a separate story, and all will be associated with friendship as the ultimate value of the series. The premiere of the animation on the Netflix platform is scheduled for 2021.
“Kajko and Kokosh” on Netflix
Artists related to the iconic comic and the comic community are involved in the work of the series. Among them, directors: Mihah леleуiu леleџиinski, Tomж Ле Leжnjak, Marcin Vasilevski (GS animation), каukash Kaprovi ((GS animation), Robert Jashkurovski (GS animation), Marta Stroчкаi иka and Aliaksandar Sasha Kurashja Kuraka and Sasa Kurashja Kurka Skaraersa Kura Sa Kuraersa Kura Kur Sa Kuraersa Ra Kur Ka andaavavaersa Kur Kuraersa Ra Kur Saersaersa Ra Kur Sa Kura Ra Kura Dalaja dar da dar da dar da The author of the character design is Slavomir Kishbus, appointed by Janusz Kristik himself.
– This choice was obvious to us. “Kajko and Kokosh” is a very valuable element of Polish culture and our birth phenomenon – commented Łukasz Kłuskiewicz, in Netflix responsible for acquiring content in the Central European region. – Brave warriors have been brought up by whole generations of comic book adventures, so we are working on a series with great excitement. We are happy that the iconic characters will come to life and become even more pronounced in the animation. “We are convinced that thanks to Netflix, Kajka and Kokosh will be loved by viewers around the world,” he added.
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Screenwriters include Mike de Seve and Yorkoon-based Baboon Animation. The production is the responsibility of the animation studio EGOFILM under the supervision of Evelina Gordijeyuk – host, executive producer and founder of the comic book adaptation.
– The series “Kajko i Kokosh” is a production cinema that I decided to make to honor the memory of Janusz Krista. Much of Polish literature, including the Master’s comics, deserves film adaptation, not only because of its huge, ever-growing popularity and crowd of loyal fans, but also because of the film’s film potential and unique artistic layer. It is these unique qualities of the comic book “Kayko and Kokosh” that convinced me that it is worthwhile to take up the challenge and face something so huge and important for our culture – comments Evelina Gordijeyuk, host, originator and executive producer of the series.
The organization and production process is supervised by Maggora Badovijec – line producer. The rights to adapt the comic were acquired by the Kreska Foundation. Janusz Christie, whose president is Paulina Krista, granddaughter of the creator of Kajka and Kokosh.
The comic book “Kaiko and Kokosh” was created in Poland in the early 1970s and was published until 1990. Egmont continued the series in 2003. In 2016, a sequel to the adventures of Kajko and Kokosh was published (“Kajko and Kokosh – New Przigodi” – editorial note), consisting of short stories about the adventures of the supporting characters from the world of Kajko and Kokosh.
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