Audiovisual & Music

THE SMURFS series 2021

2 Seasons available / Season 3 in Production

Peyo’s beloved characters are making a high profile TV comeback in a brand new dynamic 3D version of this perennial favourite. Building on pure Smurf DNA from the comic books, this new series for girls and boys will take the charm and wacky comedy of the original to even greater heights, fitting in perfectly with today’s faster-paced world.
We’ll be presenting original stories with more complex characters, snappier dialogue, joyful anarchy and irresistible global appeal for a contemporary audience. This will be an explosive package full of adventure and humour!

2x 52 episodes / 11 minutes / 3D CGI

TV Partners overview

The Smurfs - A Peyo Productions and Dupuis Audiovisuel production, in co-production with KiKA, VRT and RTBF, in collaboration with TF1, with the participation of Wallimage (La Wallonie), of Screen Flanders, of BNPPFFF and with the support of the Tax Shelter of the Belgian Government and the participation of the CNC.

Season 1 : © Peyo Productions - Dupuis Audiovisuel - Dargaud Media - KiKA - VRT - - 2021
Season 2 : © Peyo Productions - Dupuis Audiovisuel - Les Cartooneurs - KiKA - VRT - - 2022 
Season 3 : © Peyo Productions - Dupuis Audiovisuel - Dargaud Media - KiKA - VRT - - 2024

THE Classic Series 1981 - 1989

2D animated TV series

The Smurfs are cheerful little blue characters, no taller than three apples high, who wear white hats and white trousers. They live together in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest and have the most exciting and magic adventures, sometimes accompanied by their human friends Johan and Peewit.

9 seasons / 272 episodes / 24 minutes / HD 16:9

A Hanna-Barbera Production, in collaboration with LAFIG s.a.


The Smurfs and the Magic Flute

A magic flute has disappeared from the Smurf village and found its way into the hands of the knight Johan and his companion Peewit. But disaster strikes when the villain Oilycreep gets his hands on the flute and starts using it to carry out his dirty deeds. Will the Smurfs save the day? The film is dubbed in 20 languages.

70 minutes / HD 16:9

A Dupuis-Belvision co-production © LAFIG SA (1975)


The Documentary 2011

From the world of Peyo to Planet Smurf

The documentary retraces how Pierre Culliford became Peyo, the author and the artist. His work and characters, from Johan & Peewit and the Smurfs to Benny Breakiron and Pussycat, are all explored by his family, close friends, former colleagues and critics. It also features the American team who created the Sony Pictures blockbuster hit “The Smurfs” in 3D.

52 minutes / HD 16:9

Produced by Nexus Factory, IMPS, Des Places & Des Montagnes and RTBF © (2011)


THE 3D Movies by Sony
(Not distributed by IMPS)

The SMurfs
The audiovisual success of the blue creatures exploded onto the big screen in 2011 with the worldwide release of a first live-action/computer-animated movie The Smurfs, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation.
The Smurfs 2
A second motion picture entitled The Smurfs 2 was released in 2013.

Smurfs - The Lost Village
In Spring 2017, our favourite characters spoiled us again with a totally new feature-length animated CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery) adventure entitled Smurfs - The Lost Village.

Watch the trailers


Sing with the Smurfs

The Smurfs have brought out cover versions of all the greatest international hit songs including No Limit by 2 Unlimited, Macarena, Alors on danse by Stromae, etc.

The albums are produced by major music labels such as Sony, Universal and Warner.

Sing with the Smurfs on Spotify!, and

The Smurfs won 2 Emmy Awards



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