Aardman acquires distribution rights for new pre-school property, Brave Bunnies
Aardman has been appointed as distribution partner for Ukraine based Glowberry’s exciting new entertainment series, created by Olga Cherepanova, Brave Bunnies, in a deal brokered by Big Picture Licensing (BPL).
The 52 x 7 minute pre-school series, currently in production with Spanish animation studio Anima Kitchent, follows a family of courageous and curious bunnies as they seek adventure and exploration, travelling on the Bunny Bus.
Every episode in the series, directed by Tim Fehrenbach, starts with a bunny bus-ride, and a cheerful song. On each stop, brother and sister bunnies, Bop and Boo discover different animals, creating new games to help build friendships.
Brave Bunnies shows children the diversity of the world, encouraging viewers to accept differences, no matter how big or small.
Alison Taylor, Head of Sales and Acquisitions at Aardman says: “Brave Bunnies looks like nothing else on our slate, and when Glowberry first pitched it to us at MIPCOM we could instantly see the series appealing to audiences all over the world. We are very excited to be working with the teams at Glowberry and Anima, and to be showing Brave Bunnies to our clients for the first time at the Kidscreen Summit.”
Marine Vardanyan, Head of Brand Management at Glowberry comments: “We consider the Brave Bunnies to be a huge breakthrough for the Ukrainian animation world and we feel proud about gathering an international team for the production of the series to be distributed worldwide by our new partner Aardman.”
Aardman and Glowberry will be presenting an episode of Brave Bunnies at the Kidscreen Summit in Miami next month.
Brave Bunnies is due to launch in spring 2021.