The Animation Band S.r.l. is specialized in the animation sector and is a historical partner of the Italian state broadcaster RAI.

Created in 1996 by accredited professionals and artists, The Animation Band makes its debut with the production of a cartoon television series, the first in Italy, also starring one of the most famous Italian characters, Lupo Alberto by Silver.

Over the years, the Studio has developed an intense collaboration with the Italian animation maestro Bruno Bozzetto, creating the hilarious animated sitcom Spaghetti Family awarded the Pulcinella Award at the international animation festival Cartoons on the Bay; moreover, with Bozzetto the Company created the series The Things, the first produced completely in 3D in Italy, made by The Animation Band in co-production with Rai Fiction.

Another important collaboration of the company was that with Grazia Nidasio for the realization of the cartoon series Stefi always with Rai Fiction, also awarded with the Pulcinella Award and whose historical comic, already published in 15 countries, is popular in Europe.

The Animation Band has been and is engaged in international co-productions such as Loulou de Montmartre and Stellina, series made with Rai Fiction and France3; Blanche with Rai Fiction and France 5; LMN’S, Journey into the Microworld, produced with Rai Fiction and the Spanish televisions TV3 and TVE.

Another important recognition received by the Studio is the Kinèo Diamanti Award at the 2012 Venice International Film Festival for the production of Ulisse, my name is Nobody as Best Animation Product. The series is inspired by Luciano De Crescenzo‘s book “Nobody” about Homer’s famous hero of ancient Greece.

With the adaptation of the successful fantasy-mythological saga published by Mondadori SpA, whose books are distributed in over 20 countries, The Animation Band has produced the series Girls of Olympus which, in addition to adventure, enhances the values of friendship, family, love and loyalty not only in the fantasy world but also in everyday life.

From conception, pre-production, production to post-production, The Animation Band is able to create any animated product by directly executing the entire production cycle. In addition to its own productions, the company offers production services for third parties and distribution of foreign multimedia products for the Italian market.


  • Venice International Film Festival 2012
    • Kinéo Diamanti al Cinema Award to “Ulysses – my name is Nobody” best TV animation
  • Grand Prix Advertising Strategies 2011
    • Social Award to “Mimì fiore di cactus” best campaign for Social Communication
  • Leone d’oro 61st Venice exhibition 2004
    • For the “Pace of Peace” special
  • Cartoons on the Bay 2004
    • Pulcinella Award to “Il mondo di Stefi” best TV Series Pilot
  • Cartoons on the Bay 2003
    • Pulcinella Award to “Spaghetti Family” best series for all audiences
  • Cartoons on the Bay 2003
    • Best Studio of the Year “The Animation Band”
  • Sport Movies & TV International Awards 2001
    • Best Sports Cartoon for “Lupo Alberto”
  • Dervio 2000 International Animation Film and Comics Festival
    • Best Audience Award Series to “Lupo Alberto”
    • Best Direction to Giuseppe Laganà for “Lupo Alberto”
    • Best Scenography to “Lupo Alberto”
  • Sport Movies & TV International Awards 1999
    • Cartoon Medal to “The Great Race” ep. of the series “Lupo Alberto and the McKenzie Family”
  • XXXIII International Cinema Meetings of Sorrento 1998
    • Spanish – Italian Cinema TV Cartoon Award to “The Animation Band”