Director: Iain Gardner
Writer: Wojciech Lepianka
Co-producers: Iain Harvey, Wlodek Matuszewski
Composer: Normand Roger
Voice cast: Bill Paterson, Shauna MacDonald, James Sutherland, Richard Gadd, Michael Golab, Piotr Baumann, Tomek Borkowy, Remi Rachuba
Production companies: Filmograf, The Illuminated Film Company
Funding: The project has received funding through Screen Scotland's Broadcast Content Fund
A Bear Named Wojtek tells the fantastic journey of an orphaned Syrian brown bear, brought to Scotland, having been previously adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II. He becomes a beacon of hope and an emblem of their fate.
The production is a Polish/UK co-production between the two companies, with production finance from the Polish Film Institute, Screen Scotland, the UK-Government supported Young Audience Content Fund, which is managed by the BFI, with TV Poland and BBC ALBA (with funding from MG ALBA) the commissioning broadcasters.
A Bear Named Wojtek is a Wojtek Animation Limited production based in Scotland, co-produced by Filmograf and The Illuminated Film Company in Poland and UK respectively.
Internationally, the series is being represented by Illuminated Films.
Header image: Director Iain Gardner's concept artwork of animated film A Bear Named Wojtek.