Hilda (TV series)

Hilda is an animated streaming television series based on the graphic novel series of the same name by Luke Pearson. Produced by Silvergate Media and Mercury Filmworks, the series follows the adventures of fearless Hilda, an 11-year-old blue-haired girl who, along with her deerfox Twig, moves to the city of Trolberg, where she befriends even the most dangerous monsters.[2][3]

Created byLuke Pearson
Based onHilda
by Luke Pearson
Developed by
  • Luke Pearson
  • Stephanie Simpson
  • Kurt Mueller
Directed byAndy Coyle
Theme music composerGrimes[1]
Opening theme"Hilda (Main Title Theme)" performed by Grimes
Ending theme"Hilda's Theme" composed by Dan Mangan (most episodes)
"The Life of Hilda" performed by Bella Ramsey (season 2, episode 7)
"The End" performed by Greta Kline (season 2, episode 13)
"Another Road" performed by Rachel Aggs ("Hilda and the Mountain King")
ComposersDan Mangan (season 1)
Ryan Carlson
Country of originUnited Kingdom
United States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26 + 1 film
Executive producers
  • Kurt Mueller
  • Luke Pearson
  • Stephanie Simpson
  • Clint Eland
  • Bryan Korn
  • Emerald Wright-Collie
  • Chantal Ling
  • Rachel Simon
  • Steve Jacobson
  • Victor Reyes
  • Andy Coyle
EditorJohn McKinnon
Running time
  • 24-32 minutes
  • 44 minutes (season 2 finale)
  • 85 minutes (movie special)
Production companiesNetflix
Silvergate Media
Mercury Filmworks
Nobrow Press
Atomic Cartoons
Flying Eye Books (season 2)
Original networkNetflix
Picture formatHDTV 1080p
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseSeptember 21, 2018 (2018-09-21) 

The series debuted on September 21, 2018, as a Netflix miniseries to critical acclaim. Due to the positive response, the series was renewed for a second season on October 8, 2018.[4][5][6] The world premiere of the first two episodes was at the New York International Children's Film Festival on February 25, 2018.[7] The second season was released on December 14, 2020,[8][9][10] and a film titled Hilda and the Mountain King premiered on Netflix on December 30, 2021.[11]

The show won Annie Awards for "Best Children's Series" twice in two years and Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Main Title Sequence", "Outstanding Children's TV Series" and "Outstanding Editing in a Daytime Program", tying the latter award with Animaniacs.

On November 19, 2021, Silvergate Media announced that the show has been renewed for a third and final season.[12][13]

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