The series was subject to budget cuts in 2014, during its seventh season. [95], In an interview with the newspaper Corriere della Sera, psychotherapist Gianna Schelotto assumed an opposite standpoint. [111] The suit later became the subject of a commercial law seminar at the University of Macerata in 2009. Was this review helpful to you? The everyday discoveries of a curious young hand puppet named Oobi. Musa. [62][65], The 2011 specials introduced a new cast of Hollywood voice actors, who recorded their lines at the Atlas Oceanic studio in Burbank, California. Congratulations are in store for all the Winx Club fans out there, because the fairies cartoon is getting a live-action on Netflix after 16 years! [63] During the fifth and sixth seasons, 3D CGI sequences were incorporated into the series for the first time, animated at the studio in Rome. The revived series began with four special episodes that summarize the first two seasons of the original show,[41] followed by the fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons. This FAQ is empty. [61] In the original series (seasons 1–4), the characters' mouths were animated to match the Italian voice actors' lines; in the revived series, the mouth movements were matched to the English scripts. In 2019, Straffi commented on his near-decade of collaboration with Nickelodeon, saying that "the know-how of Rainbow and the know-how of Nickelodeon are very complementary; the sensibilities of the Americans, with our European touch. 1) by Iginio Straffi (Creator) (shelved 20 times as winx-club) avg … [20], After the script and character designs have been approved, the screenplay is passed onto a group of storyboard artists. [140], Doll collections based on the show's characters were first released in January 2004 to coincide with its debut. [30] The new name of the series ("Winx") was derived from the English word "wings," and the "x" was intended to evoke the shape and sound of wings. [112][113] On 2 August 2004,[114] all of Disney's infringement claims were rejected by the Tribunale di Bologna's Specialized Commercial Matters Department,[111] which deemed them unfounded. [6] Season 8 was also the first-ever season without the involvement of Rai Fiction. 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This page only covers the four original seasons of Winx Club. [42] Nickelodeon brought on some of its long-time staff members, such as creative consultant Janice Burgess, and writers Adam Peltzman and Carin Greenberg. [107] la Repubblica's Marina Amaduzzi attributed the popularity of Winx-inspired fashion to fans' desire to emulate the characters, stating that "Winx fanatics dress, move and breathe like their heroines". [6] Most of the show's longtime crew members were not called back to work on this season, including art director Simone Borselli, who had designed the series' characters from season 1 to 7, and singer Elisa Rosselli, who had performed a majority of the songs. The series uses a serial format that has an ongoing storyline, with individual story arcs comprising each season. Stella is always seen wearing a smile on her face, or cracking jokes to cheer her friends when they are depressed. I may be a little late, but can stay until the end", "Had a great time recording the #WinxClub movie at @AtlasOceanic studio this morning! With Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin, Hannah van der Westhuysen, Elisha Applebaum. Five teenage girls learn that they have been chosen to guard the walls between parallel universes. [87] Each of the following three specials performed better than the previous ones, with the fourth ("The Shadow Phoenix") rating #1 in its time slot among viewers aged 2–11. At Iginio Straffi's decision, Season 8 was heavily retooled to appeal to a preschool target audience. Winx Club was first created back in 2001, originally called \"Magic Bloom\". 17 of 24 people found this review helpful. The demonic Lord Darkar succeeds in kidnapping Bloom. comic book,[111] which was published over a year after production on Winx Club began. He chose to continue the story for a fourth season in 2009. [50], The eighth season of the series was not produced immediately after the seventh. [93] Meenakshi Gigi Durham also took issue with the characters' clothes, writing that the fairies' revealing outfits seem to link "ideal femininity" with body display. As with the previous two seasons, the copyright to season 7 is co-owned by Rainbow and Viacom. WINX CLUB is a modern fantasy adventure series following six fashion-forward best friends (Bloom, Stella, Flora, Musa, Tecna and Aisha). [119] Its television premiere was on 20 May 2013, on Nickelodeon in the United States. [92], The character designs and outfits have attracted some controversy. [73] The single was accompanied by a Nickelodeon live-action music video that was performed by Elizabeth Gillies[74] and was released on iTunes. Pixies bonded to the Winx Club. Winx Club animated series of Winx fairies Bloom is the daughter of his good friend Stella invited to an evening more special when she realizes that she is able to do all sorts of magic, spells good or bad … [35] In 2019, after the Viacom-CBS merger announcement, Informa's Television Business International listed the show among the most important Viacom properties internationally. A multi-platform movement designed to promote healthy active living and change the way children and their families move through their daily lives. [112] He was asked how it felt "to be one of Disney's most hated people,"[112] and answered that he—as the founder of a small animation studio—was glad to have "defeated" a massive conglomerate. [132] An ice show follow-up starring Carolina Kostner was launched in November 2008. Ran into @KekePalmer on the way out. It's "all for one and one for all" in this action-filled adventure as Barbie stars as Corinne (Kelly Sheridan), a young country girl headed to Paris to pursue her big dream - to become a Musketeer. In June 2017, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) fined Nickelodeon's Pakistani channel after it aired an episode where the Winx are shown in "indecent" swimsuits. [119] It is the first Italian film animated in stereoscopic 3D. [49] In 2019, Iginio Straffi commented on the two studios' near-decade of continued work together, saying that "the know-how of Rainbow and the know-how of Nickelodeon are very complementary; the sensibilities of the Americans, with our European touch. Princess Stella. 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[124] The series does not feature any of the original characters and is aimed at a younger audience than other Winx content. … [51] In another change from previous seasons, Nickelodeon's American team served as consultants rather than directly overseeing the episodes; at the time, Nickelodeon was instead working with Rainbow on a new co-production, Club 57. The Secret of the Lost Kingdom was released theatrically in Italy on 30 November 2007. Winx club tells the story of bloom, a girl who has powers she never knew about. [104], Federico Vercellino of Il Sole 24 Ore described the series as "an Italian cultural enterprise—the largest since the days of Salgari". On 2 September 2010, Nickelodeon announced through a press release that they would be producing brand-new seasons with Rainbow. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? "[6], The series' visuals are a mixture of Japanese anime and European elements,[53] which Iginio Straffi calls "the trademark Rainbow style". The team is made up of Bloom, the red-haired leader with flame-based powers; Stella, the fairy of the Sun; Flora, the fairy of nature; Tecna, the fairy of technology; Musa, the fairy of music; and Aisha, the fairy of waves. Lockette - is the Pixie of Portals Amore - is the Pixie of Love, and lives up to her name, "Amore" being Italian for "love." [147], Several console video games based on the show have been produced. [57] In 2006, Straffi opened a second studio in Rome for computer-animated projects. A group of five teenaged girls where choosen to defend the universe with their magical powers. Viacom purchased 30% of the show's animation studio, Rainbow SpA, and Nickelodeon began producing a revival series. Stella is a 17 year-old (in season 1) blonde girl described as being the daughter of the Sun and the Moon. 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When asked by an interviewer where his fashion intuition came from, Borselli responded, "From being gay. [109] A four-minute video using stereoscopic technology showing the Winx in Marche's tourist destinations was animated for the Italian Pavilion. They're smart, They're stylish and they are magical fairies, They are the Winx Club. In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good vs. evil. All Rights Reserved. [143] In 2013, Rainbow relaunched vintage dolls as collectors' items. The seventh season eventually premiered on Nickelodeon's worldwide channels in 2015. [13] Straffi's aim was to appeal to both genders, including action sequences and displays of power designed for male viewers and fashion elements for female viewers. "[6] The continued partnership between Rainbow and Nickelodeon on Winx Club has led to the development of more co-productions, including Club 57 in 2019, on which much of Winx Club's staff worked. It premiered on July 11th, 2016. Despite the change in voice actors, the series' animation continued to be matched to Nickelodeon and Rainbow's English scripts for the seventh season. For this purpose, they have been given the powers of the elements. [16] He decided to develop a pilot centred on the conflict between two rival colleges; one for fairies and another for witches. [7] As of August 2019, the series is in pre-production with Brian Young set as showrunner and Judy Counihan set as executive producer. [145] Nickelodeon's partner Random House has published English-language Winx Club books since 2012. In 2014, the comics' worldwide circulation was 25 million copies, with 55,000 copies sold each month in Italy. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. 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[17] Straffi compared his original premise to "a sort of 'Oxford–Cambridge rivalry' in a magical dimension". [111] The company accused Rainbow of copying the Winx Club concept from its W.I.T.C.H. [18] In expanding the concept, Iginio Straffi drew his inspiration from Japanese manga[19] and the comics of Sergio Bonelli,[20] a comic writer for whom Straffi had worked. He added that he hopes that Fate will satisfy the "20-year-olds who still like to watch Winx. After watching the Winx Club Netflix adaptation trailer and deciding to rewatch the original show’s first episode, I realized what bothered me so much about the trailer. The change to younger-skewing networks followed Rainbow's lowering of Winx Club's target demographic to a younger audience than the earlier seasons. Created by Iginio Straffi, Brian Young. The entertainment streaming service last week released the teaser of the original series introducing the characters of “Fate: The Winx … At Straffi's decision, this season was retooled for a preschool target audience. … About 20 tables of expressions and positions from all angles are drawn for each character. She was selected during the production of the first Winx film, as Iginio Straffi was seeking a writer and singer for the movie's soundtrack. [23] It was produced during a twelve-month development period that included animation tests, character studies, and market surveys. [149] Magical Fairy Party was released as part of Nickelodeon's partnership with D3Publisher. [33], From the beginning of development, Iginio Straffi planned an overarching plot that would conclude after 78 episodes. [99] Writing for Kabardino-Balcarian State University, Zalina Dokhova and Tatiana Cheprakova stated that the series conveys "both positive and negative stereotypes",[100] citing the opposite personalities of Stella and Aisha. Most episodes take place in the Magic Dimension, which is closed off to ordinary people and inhabited by creatures from European mythology like fairies, witches, and monsters. [77] In Asia, it premiered on Nickelodeon on 22 June 2015,[46] which was followed by its premieres on Rai Gulp in Italy (21 September 2015) and Nick Jr. in the United States (10 January 2016). The Winx Club is struggling with a terrible mystery that will make your heart beat faster! According to Ilaria Latini, the characters were cast before any character designs were finalized and the actors were shown black-and-white sketches of their roles. [99] As examples of women adopting traditionally male roles, they listed the female fairies fighting for their boyfriends, saving them from enemies, and inviting them on dates, while at the same time having difficulty performing household duties like cooking and cleaning. voiced by Amy Gross and 5 others. Winx Power Show • Winx On Ice • Winx Club … It was created by Iginio Straffi. She will stick to her friends and do anything to keep them safe. It wasn’t exactly the fact … Spin-Offs . [53], Winx Club has attracted academic interest for its presentation of gender roles. The CGI-animated segments and California voice cast from the previous two seasons were deemed too costly to continue using for season 7. Original pop songs in the "style of Britney Spears and Beyoncé" have been recorded in about 40 languages for the show. [85] In 2007, Iginio Straffi noted that there were lower ratings in English-speaking territories than in Europe at the time, which he surmised was due to cultural differences. Main Winx Club Cast. An average accountant attempts to fill the boots of a movie-based superhero. [86], On 27 June 2011, the first special produced with Nickelodeon premiered on Nick U.S. to 2.278 million viewers. In a 2019 interview,[6] Straffi explained that decreasing viewership from older viewers and an increased audience of young children made this change a necessity. [129] Filming will begin in September 2019[129] for a planned release date of 2020. [41] With the exception of Italy, the fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons launched on Nickelodeon channels domestically and internationally.[39]. [146] Other tie-in books unrelated to the comics have been produced, starting with character guides distributed by Giunti Editore. [26] After holding test screenings of the pilot, however, Straffi was unhappy with the audience's unenthusiastic reaction to the characters' outdated clothing style[23] and stated that the pilot did not satisfy him. [25] In a 2016 interview, Straffi said the end result was unoriginal and "looked like just another Japanese-style cartoon ... but nothing like [the modern] Winx ". Nowadays, it's very difficult to get a 10-year-old to watch cartoons ... when your target is 4-to-8, your story cannot have the same level of complexity as the beginning seasons of, Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, Specialized Commercial Matters Department, "JAKKS Pacific Welcomes Funtastic as Its Exclusive Australian Distributor for Winx Club Toy Line", "Winx, fatine italiane coprodotte negli USA (Winx, Italian fairies co-produced in the USA)", "Copyright Catalog: Winx Club - Eps. The series follows the adventures of a group of girls known as the Winx, students (and later graduates) at the Alfea College for Fairies, who turn into fairies to fight villains. Iginio Straffi criticized these adjustments in a 2008 interview, saying, "The Winx fairies cannot talk about boys there. "[6] Straffi stepped away from the series at this time and did not oversee season 8's production like he had for the previous installments. [9][10][11] The main male characters are called the Specialists, a group of students and later graduates of the Red Fountain school who are romantically involved with the Winx fairies. Five teens compete to win a mansion owned by an eccentric billionaire. [125], World of Winx is a spin-off series that premiered in 2016; Straffi described it as one "with more adult graphics, a kind of story better suited to an older audience"[126] than the original series. View production, box office, & company info. Music is recorded in Milan and Rome, and each song takes between five and twelve months to complete. It follows Bloom as she … Bloom and all her friends return in WINX CLUB: THE ORIGINAL SEASON 2, VOLUME 1. Add the first question. [47], The president of Nickelodeon International, Pierluigi Gazzolo, was responsible for arranging the co-production partnership and became a member of Rainbow's board of directors (a role he continues to serve in, as of November 2019). [58] This episode structure was modelled on those of teen dramas and American comics. [111] Rainbow won the case against Disney, as they provided proof that Winx Club entered production by 2000, while the W.I.T.C.H. Fate: The Winx Saga will bring the animated Winx Club series to live-action, but the whitewashed cast and dark tone of the new show has angered fans. [130], In September 2005, a live stage musical called "Winx Power Show" began touring in Italy. Game Description. Unlike their female counterparts, the Specialists do not have magical powers and instead train how to fight using laser weapons. Iginio Straffi had planned a feature-length story since the beginning of the series' development, and the film eventually entered production after Straffi founded Rainbow CGI in Rome. Winx Club: The Complete Original Season 1 Watch as the Winx Club fights villains in all 26 episodes of the Complete Original First Season! [139] The announcement followed a Winx Club advertising campaign on which Nickelodeon spent US$100 million. Beginning in 2010, episodes of Winx Club have been jointly written with Nickelodeon's American team. But we strongly believe in Winx. The first, Konami Europe's Winx Club, was released on 15 November 2005. In February 2011, the American company Viacom (owner of Nickelodeon) became a co-owner of the Rainbow studio; Viacom bought 30% of Rainbow for 62 million euros (US$83 million). [69] Frequent composers for the program include Michele Bettali, Stefano Carrara, Fabrizio Castania, and Maurizio D'Aniello. On 8 October 2006, a Winx Club feature film was announced on Rainbow's website. It is based on the chibi-inspired Pixie characters from the second season of Winx Club. [148] Other video games based on the franchise include Winx Club: The Quest for the Codex (2006), Winx Club: Join the Club (2007), Winx Club: Mission Enchantix (2008), Winx Club: Secret Diary (2009), Winx Club: Believix in You (2010), Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party (2012), and Winx Club: Saving Alfea (2014). The other Winx take the Specialists' ship to reach Darkar's underground hideout. [55] Episodes are written with two stories in mind: a longer narrative arc that lasts for tens of episodes and a subplot that concludes at the end of the 22-minute runtime. she ends up going through a portal into alfea. [134], Iginio Straffi opened up to licensing Winx Club merchandise in order to finance his studio's other projects;[135] in 2008, he stated that he reinvests "almost everything" back into Rainbow. Pop Pixie • World of Winx (Season 1 • Season 2) • Fate: The Winx Saga (Season 1 • Season 2) Web Series. (2004– ). Written by [141] In Italy, the dolls are manufactured by Witty Toys (a division of Rainbow)[142] and distributed by Giochi Preziosi. The Winx Club must defend their universe from having it be turned into darkness and terror by the Senior Witches. Winx Club, an Italian cartoon which premiered in 2004, follows a group of fairies at the magical Alphea Academy. The show is set in a magical universe that is inhabited by fairies, witches, and other mythical creatures. [127] 26 episodes over two seasons were produced. [131] The musical later expanded to other European countries[131] and the show's cast performed at the 2007 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Milan. Nickelodeon's writers aim to make the series multicultural and appealing toward viewers from different countries. [62] Episodes are worked on concurrently because each requires around two years of work to complete. It premiered on 28 January 2004, becoming a ratings success in Italy and on Nickelodeon networks internationally. The trailer for Netflix's Fate: The Winx Saga offers a look at the live-action reimagining of Winx Club. [57] When the series began production, the writers were based entirely in Italy. Winx Club (Original Series), Season 2, Vol. In 2014, Viacom relocated the series' English cast to DuArt in New York City; this was done as a cost-cutting and time-saving measure, since Rainbow was undergoing a significant financial loss at the time. Italian cartoon series “Winx Club” by Iginio Stratiffi is getting a live-action series on streaming platform Netflix next year. IMDb takes a look at Gal Gadot's biggest roles and the parts she never got the chance to play, including a major role in the James Bond franchise. One struggles to keep his fathers secrets ... See full summary ». [52], Iginio Straffi made the decision to shift the show's intended audience after years of gradually aiming toward a younger demographic. [94] Researchers for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media felt that the characters represent an unattainable body image for women. [100], Winx Club has been popular at fan conventions. They're smart, They're stylish and they are magical fairies, They are the Winx Club. Ce lo racconta Iginio Straffi", "Девочки понимают, что наши Winx — настоящие", "Le fatine di Winx club alla conquista dell' America", "MIPCOM News: Rainbow Puts Designs on WINX CLUB, Monster Allergy", "Straffi's Rainbow: Europe's Largest Animation House Has Growing Pains", http://www.businesspeople.it/Business/Finanza/La-Paramount-mette-sotto-contratto-le-Winx_15558, "Nickelodeon and Rainbow S.p.A. [3] The first episode aired on 22 June 2015, on Nickelodeon in Asia,[46] followed by its American broadcast on the Nick Jr. channel on 10 January 2016. [121], In late 2010, it was announced that Viacom (the owner of Nickelodeon and eventual co-owner of Rainbow) would provide the resources necessary to produce a new Winx film. Straffi stepped away from the series at this time, shifting his focus to Club 57 and other live-action projects. October 11, 2016 Create your own character from the Winx Club series! [91] Common Sense Media reviewer Tara Swords gave the show a three-star review, calling it "an imaginative story with bold, take-charge heroines" while also arguing that the show is hindered by its design elements and by "ongoing drama surrounding the main characters' attraction to their male counterparts". "[115], On 8 October 2006, a Winx Club feature film was announced on Rainbow's website. "[44] During this season's production, Rainbow was undergoing a multimillion-euro financial loss due to the box office failure of its film Gladiators of Rome. The 3D computer-generated segments and Hollywood voice actors were deemed too costly to keep using. Her sensitive nature is mirrored in her appearance by her … Magix • the Shadow Phoenix fan conventions world premiere on Nickelodeon 's with. An undercover mission to track down a kidnapper known as the animated version [ 7 ] and will Abigail! Will make your heart beat faster of Britney Spears and Beyoncé '' have been released part... 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