(UK/Singapore – March 29, 2017) UK children’s media entertainment company, Platinum Films has appointed Bomanbridge Media as the Asian TV distribution partner for its popular animated adventure-comedy series, Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Bomanbridge Media, a leading independent Singapore-based content distribution agency, will market and license all four seasons of ‘Matt Hatter’ (52 x 22’) as well as the much-anticipated, brand new Matt Hatter TV Movie (1 x 60’) in a three-year exclusive representation deal.
Bomanbridge’s diverse catalogue currently holds over 4,000 hours of top quality programming consisting of Kids and Educational as well as Formats, Lifestyle, Factual & Drama. Serving as both brand strategist and program distributor for entry into the Asia Pacific markets, Bomanbridge handpicks TV properties for multi-territory acquisition and distribution.
“Bomanbridge is thrilled to work with Platinum Films to bring Matt Hatter Chronicles to Asia. The series has ranked #1 in ratings on channels such as ITV in the U.K., and Cartoon Network in Australia, to mention a few. This program brings impressive production budgets, high calibre animation and an immediate attention grabbing storyline to children everywhere. We believe this action-packed kids comedy series will resonate with our young audiences here, bringing about lucrative revenue streams and high ratings for all our broadcast platforms. Bomanbridge prides itself on offering the best programs to our broadcast partners and we are thrilled to have ‘Matt Hatter’ added to our catalogue,” said Sonia Fleck, CEO of Bomanbridge Media.
Matt Hatter Chronicles follows the adventures of Matt Hatter, a schoolboy whose life is changed forever when he discovers a secret dimension known as the Multiverse. As the new Hatter Hero, it’s up to Matt, with the help of friends Roxie and Gomez, to battle and capture Super Villains from movie, myth and legend to save the Multiverse and free his Grandpa!
Targeted at 6 to 10 year olds, ‘Matt Hatter’ has already sold extensively worldwide delivering compelling, ratings-driving content for major international broadcasters including Cartoon Network, Disney XD and ITV.
Natalie Llewellyn, Head of Global Strategy at Platinum Films commented, “Expansion into Asia is the next phase in a deliberate and considered broadcast strategy for the Matt Hatter brand. Bomanbridge is superbly positioned to bring Matt Hatter to new audiences across Asia. Their experience, passion and deep knowledge of the Asian market has earnt them a first-class reputation in the region. Matt Hatter is in very safe hands and we are excited about broadening our global footprint.”
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