Produced by Silvergate Media and Mercury Filmworks, the show follows the adventures of fearless Hilda, a blue-haired girl who, along with her deerfox Twig, travels to the city of Trolberg, where she conquers even the most dangerous of monsters.
Production and release
The series began with a 13-episode season. The world premiere of the first two episodes was at the New York International Children's Film Festival on 25 February 2018. On September 21st 2018, the first season was released on Netflix.
The first season adapts the first four books of the graphic novel series, and also contains multiple new stories written specifically for the animated series.
A second season is confirmed to be in the works, and is planned to release in 2020, as well as a 70-minute movie special. Sneak peeks of the First Two episodes of Season 2 were shown at the New York International Children's Film Festival in February 2020.
- Chapter 1: The Hidden People
- Chapter 2: The Midnight Giant
- Chapter 3: The Bird Parade
- Chapter 4: The Sparrow Scouts
- Chapter 5: The Troll Rock
- Chapter 6: The Nightmare Spirit
- Chapter 7: The Lost Clan
- Chapter 8: The Tide Mice
- Chapter 9: The Ghost
- Chapter 10: The Storm
- Chapter 11: The House in the Woods
- Chapter 12: The Nisse
- Chapter 13: The Black Hound
- Chapter 1: The Troll Circle
- Chapter 2: The Witch
- Chapter 3: The Witches' Tower
Awards and nominations
Hilda has so far won 4 awards, and was nominated for 5 others.
|2019||46th Annie Awards||Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children||Won|
|Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Scott Lewis||Won|
|Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production||Stephanie Simpson||Won|
|78th Annual Peabody Awards||Child and Youth Programming||Nominated|
|46th Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Children's Animated Series|| Clint Eland|
|Outstanding Writing for an Animated Program|| Stephanie Simpson|
|Outstanding Directing for an Animated Program|| Andy Coyle|
|Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design for an Animated Program||Won|
|2019 BAFTA Children's Awards||Children's Animation||Luke Pearson|
|2020 Kidscreen Awards||Best Animated Series||pending|
- Flying Eye Books has published A series of illustrated childrens' novels based on the animated series.
- The game Hilda Creatures.