Kalio Animation

Arthur van Merwijk, Coen Balkestein
Amsteldijk 40D | 1074 HV Amsterdam
info@kaliostories.com | +31 622841965

Kalio was founded by Arthur van Merwijk, creator of the My Magic Pet Morphle franchise, which has found international success with over 10 billion views on Youtube Kids, Netflix USA, Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Roku.

With Kalio, Arthur now focuses on the development and production of multiple new franchises to share wondrous, adventurous stories for children and families around the globe.

My Magic Pet Morphle

Directors: Arthur van Merwijk, Danne Bakker, Mark Bastiaan. Screenwriters: Arthur van Merwijk, Danne Bakker, Mark Bastiaan, Lisanne Kremers, Jamie de Jonge. Cast: Mila: Sabrina Glow, Morphle: Arthur van Merwijk, Additional Characters: Tim Simmons. Visual Development, Character Design & Backgrounds: Jan-Jaap Schraverus. Animators: Danne Bakker, Mark Bastiaan, Jamie de Jonge, Lisanne Kremers, Natali Voorthuis, Nigel Lievaart. Country: NL. Status: in production. Release: 2021. Sort: animation series. Duration: 52 x 4 min. Genre: Pre-school. 

Step inside Mila's Magic world. Mila’s dad runs the only magic pet store in the city - a fantastical place where you can find all sorts of cute and quirky pets who each have their own unique magic powers, and he has gifted Mila the most magic pet of all, Morphle. Morphle is an energetic little red creature who can morph into anything: a sweet puppy, a giant truck, a cool dinosaur or anything that Mila’s playful mind can imagine… Mila loves and takes care of Morphle. She shows him everything she knows about the world, and in particular how to have fun. With Morphle’s morphing powers and Mila’s boundless imagination every day is the most exciting playdate.

YouTube Morphle TV


Director & Screenwriter: Arthur van Merwijk. Visiual Development, Character Design & backgrounds: Benjamin Paulus. Animators: 
Marsha Onderstijn, David Muchtar, Carolina Bouwkamp. Country: NL. Status: in production. Release: 2021. Sort: animation short film. Duration: 2 min. Genre: Family. 

When a New Year, in the form of a rowdy toddler, arrives in a frozen forest, and brings along the thaw, the Previous Year, in the form of an old man of snow and ice, tries to protect “his” forest.