PAW PATROL: THE MOVIE, presented by Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies and Spin Master Entertainment, meetd the highest box office ranking since its release in France on August 11th. According to trade press, PAW PATROL – THE MOVIE has been ranked n°1 in France during the two first weeks and is now ranked n°2. It was also n°1 in England, Ireland, Canada and Mexico; and 2nd in the United States.

This movie, which was animated by Mikros Animation in Montreal, is the first all-CGI feature film of the worldwide renowned franchise created and produced by Spin Master.

 

“We are very happy that this movie written by Billy Frolick with Cal Brunker and Bob Barlen and directed by Cal Brunker has a worldwide theatrical release”, said Andrea Miloro, President of Mikros Animation. “Our team is very proud to have been entrusted by Spin Master Entertainment to bring the beloved franchise to the big screen for the very first time. It is even more rewarding for us to see that the feature animation has attracted and delighted such many viewers in France and in many countries worldwide”. .

PAW PATROL:THE MOVIE brings the audience to a brand-new adventure in inventive environments, with the now infamous and lovable characters from the existing series.

“It was a very exciting challenge to work on a first film with fully-rendered CG animation,” comments Laurence Vacher, Line Producer at Mikros Animation. “We worked very closely with Cal Brunker and his team to produce this film in full respect of the franchise, while bringing it to a higher level on every aspect – an amazing animation and a much richer look with special effects; all the ingredients to make it a real adventure film.”

It was a very exciting challenge to work on a first film with fully-rendered CG animation,” comments Laurence Vacher, Line Producer at Mikros Animation. “We worked very closely with Cal Brunker and his team to produce this film in full respect of the franchise, while bringing it to a higher level on every aspect – an amazing animation and a much richer look with special effects; all the ingredients to make it a real adventure film.”

Find below a couple of articles that are talking about our team’s work:

Collider – August 12, 2021

[…] we had 250 artists that were working from home on this, for over a year. It was very difficult for the first couple of weeks, but the studio, Mikros Animation in Montreal, really got their act together very quickly.[…]

Rendy Reviews – August 11, 2021

[…]The show’s CGI quality gets a massive improvement that puts its money where its mouth is. Once again, Montreal-based studio Mikros Animation — the same studio that did animation services on Sponge On the Run — provides cinematic animation that makes this feel like a massive production too big for TV. […]

La Presse – August 12, 2021

[…] Toute l’animation a été réalisée à Montréal par les studios Mikros. Au total, près de 340 artisans ont travaillé pendant deux ans pour donner vie au scénario.

Germanic – August 23, 2021

[…]Fans der Show können aber auch feststellen, dass die Hunde lebensechter aussehen. Dies liegt daran, dass das Animationsteam des Films in Montreal die Charaktere und Umgebungen mit fortschrittlicheren computergenerierten Bildern (CGI) nachgebaut hat […]