Singapore – September 8, 2017: Bomanbridge Media, a Singapore-based content distribution and production agency announced multiple kids’ title sales with ANTV Indonesia, Global TV Indonesia, EBS South Korea, Jei TV South Korea, Sun TV India and Bangladesh Renaissance.
Top Indonesia channel, ANTV, picked up four seasons and the brand new TV Movie of the popular kids’ animation Matt Hatter Chronicles. Matt Hatter Chronicles, produced by Platinum Films, is a high-stakes adventure comedy series, aimed at age 5 -10, about a schoolboy, Matt, whose life is changed forever when he discovers a secret dimension called the Multiverse where, as the new Hatter Hero, he must battle powerful Super Villains from movie, myth and legend.
Global TV Indonesia also acquired two seasons of kids’ gameshow, Splatalot. Splatalot is a hilarious medieval-themed physical game show geared to the tween audience, featuring different groups of thrill-seeking teen contestants as they overcome extreme obstacle courses.
EBS South Korea acquired three seasons of the tween live action Sci-fi drama series, Eve. This family drama story follows Eve, a sentient ‘artificial person’ living under the roof of an ordinary family, trying to make sense of human life as an ordinary teenage girl. Eve is written by children’s writer Emma Reeves, and first aired on CBBC UK as a 13-part series, before getting commissioned for two further seasons. Poppy Lee Friar, who stars as the gynoid, Eve, was previously nominated for Best Children’s Performer at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). The series was also nominated Best Children’s TV Episode at the 2016 Broadcast Awards, and Best Children’s Programme in the 2016 Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards and 2016 Royal Television Society Scotland Awards.
Jei TV South Korea took two kids series from Sinking Ship Entertainment including Scout and the Gumboot Kids (produced by Imagine Create Media), and Bookaboo (produced by Sinking Ship and Happy Films). In each episode, Scout and the Gumboot Kids invites children to experience the wonders of nature by encouraging children to head outdoors and get their hands dirty to solve a nature mystery. In each episode of Bookaboo, puppet rock puppy, Bookaboo, invites celebrity friends over to read a picture book to prepare him for his band concerts.
On top of these deals, Sun TV India and Bangladesh Renaissance also picked up the well-known Care Bears series from American Greetings, including Care Bears™ Welcome to Care-A-Lot, Care Bears™ and Cousins, and Care Bears: Adventures to Care-A-Lot. Renaissance also acquired Rob The Robot from top Singapore-based animation studios, One Animation.
“Bomanbridge is pleased that our kids catalogue is well-received in our Asian markets. We are confident that these top-performing kids series will perform well on our public broadcasters’ platforms and we aim to continue to bring to them great content from around the world that can cater to our Asian audiences,” said Sonia Fleck, CEO of Bomanbridge Media.
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