2023 Canadian Screen Awards.

Best Direction, Animation

Riccardo Durante

Big Blue

"Fraidy Phil"


Whenever there’s trouble, Captain Lettie and the Calypso Crew are there to help save the Big Blue and protect its quirky residents. On every mission there’s always big adventure, plenty of laughs, and even an occasional dance party! This fun-loving crew always stick together, and with the help of a magical ocean fairy named Bacon Berry, they just might unravel the mysterious secrets of their underwater universe!

Episode Synopsis:
While on a mission to combat the giant sea spider that is terrorizing Glacial City residents, Lemo and Freddie unwittingly put the crew in jeopardy. Phil must face his biggest challenge in order to save the Calypso Crew.

Riccardo Durante


CBC Kids



Production Company:

Guru Studio