'TOOPY AND BINOO' HIT THE BIG SCREEN THIS SUMMER FROM SPHERE FILMS CANADA!
TOOPY AND BINOO HIT THE BIG SCREEN
Beloved children's story to premiere on August 11, 2023 in theatres nationwide
Synopsis: After an escalation of blunders, Toopy and Dorothy, a comical genie, accidentally make Binoo’s beloved stuffed animal, Patchy-Patch, disappear. The trio immediately set out to find the fabulous land of “The Lost and Found” where Patchy-Patch is surely to be found. Along the way, the little group meets twin seagulls looking for their father, and a Magnificent Princess who has lost her dance partner. Together, and despite Toopy’s bumbling ways, they will try to find Patchy-Patch and their lost loves.
Written and directed by Dominique Jolin and Raymond Lebrun, TOOPY AND BINOO THE MOVIE is produced by Luc Chatelain from ECHO MEDIA. Frank Meschkuleit reprises his role as the voice of Toopy.
Based on the books “Toopy and Binoo” by Dominique Jolin, Alejandra Argañaraz and Pierre Houde will serve as art directors with Janice Metzer as delegate producer and Luc Châtelain as line producer from ECHO MEDIA.
Toopy and Binoo first appeared in highly successful books written and illustrated by Dominique Jolin. Raymond Lebrun teamed up with Dominique in 2005 to bring the two best friends to the small screen. Three very successful seasons of the children television series was produced by ECHO MEDIA. The series has since amassed over one billion views on YouTube, one million DVD copies sold and over 800,000 books sold in Canada.
Jolin and LeBrun co-wrote 104 five-minute episodes, 78 two-minute episodes and six 22-minute episodes. Internationally, the series was sold in over 175 countries and translated into 30 languages.
The film is produced with the financial contribution of SODEC, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit - Gestion SODEC, Canada Media Fund, Shaw Rocket Fund, Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit, Le Fonds Harold Greenberg and Telefilm Canada.