Hilda is a Netflix fantasy animated television series based on the graphic novel series of the same name written by Luke Pearson, who used to work in an animation studio before.


Below is the official trailder of Hilda TV series on Netflix:

Story of Hilda animated series

The animation series is about the adventures of Hilda and her deerfox Twig as they moves to the city. Hilda grew up with her mother in a cabin nearby the woods. Throughout the animated series, Hilda and her deerfox Twig, later accompanied by an elf named Alfur, and other two best friends David and Frida, go on a number of adventures in and around the city of Trolberg.

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The Netflix Animated Series Production

Luke Pearson, the author of the same book, had previously worked in the animation industry as a storyboarder.

In 2014, Silvergate producer Kurt Mueller found Hildafolk at a bookstore and loved the book so much that he was interested in bringing it to television. Later that year, when received a proposal for a Hilda animated series from Silvergate, Luke Pearson soon agreed with the proposal and started discussions with Silvergate.


In 2016, Netflix announced that it was planning a “twelve-episode animated series” and in 2018, the animation series got debut as a Netflix exclusive to critical acclaim. Hilda TV series on Netflix was produced by Silvergate Media and Mercury Filmworks.

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The TV Series Animation and Design

Mercury Filmworks, an animation studio known for working on original content and various animation series on annual basis. The studio shared that it had up to 15 original series concepts in its pipeline and would place at least three of those ideas into active development each year.

Mercury Filmworks also known for working on Disney television shows. This animation studio came on board early in the development and production of Hilda animated series for Netflix.

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The animation studio took up various experiments for the animation series’ design and art style to see what would work best for the TV series’ adaptation.


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