Series Available for the First Time at the Kidscreen Summit
(Toronto, ON – February 6, 2019) – Blue Ant International brings six kid series to the Kidscreen Summit including two new series available for the first time ever – BBC’s groundbreaking Mimi On A Mission: Sex Ed and ZooMoo’s cheeky Kooki’s Crafty Show. A division of Blue Ant Media, Blue Ant International is a worldwide distributor of premium content.
“Our kids catalogue continues to grow with some of the most distinctive series available on the market,” says Solange Attwood, EVP, Blue Ant International. “We have made significant investments into content that buyers want the most – original programming with great storytelling and inspiring, smart characters.”
Highlights from Blue Ant International’s catalogue available at Kidscreen include:
- Mimi On A Mission: Sex Ed
(5 x 22’ HD; Peggy Pictures)
This groundbreaking teen series, fronted by YouTuber Mimi Missfit, follows seven British fifteen year olds on a fact finding mission to the land of sex education enlightenment – Holland.
- Kooki’s Crafty Show
(26 x 11’ HD) (Beach House Kids) II Original Broadcaster: ZooMoo
Created for kids age 4-7, Kooki’s Crafty Show is a live-action kids series that empowers young children to unleash the wild side of their creativity through the magic of crafting. Hosted by a semi-suited, cheeky and playful red panda named Kooki, the series features two different animal-themed crafts per episode.
- Detention Adventure
(10 x 11’ HD) (LoCo Motion Pictures & Broken Compass Films) II Original Broadcaster: CBC Kids
In this scripted children’s programme, three nerdy friends have to do what they’ve never done before – get in trouble so they can search the detention room for the hidden entrance to a secret laboratory.
- When I Grow Up!
(26 x 11’ HD) (Riverbank Pictures) II Original Broadcaster: TVO Kids
When I Grow Up! is the creation of Mikaela, who is on a quest to determine what she wants to be when she grows up. Fuelled by curiosity and a passion for STEM, Mikaela tries different jobs and makes videos of her journey in a DIY production studio in her parents garage.
- The Inspectors
(70 x 30’ HD) (Litton Entertainment) II Original Broadcaster: CBS
The Inspectors is an Emmy Award winning scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., and inspired by real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. The series follows a determined teen who, after being paralyzed in a car accident, is working as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom. Together, they solve crimes.
- News of the Wild
(37 x 30’ HD) (Northern Pictures Kids) II Original Broadcaster: Channel 7
New of the Wild is an animal focused, factual entertainment news show aimed at 7-12 year olds. It is anchored in the studio by two squabbling co-hosts, Maya and Finn (or is that Finn and Maya, they can never agree), who cross to stories from a number of different locations and reporters.
Blue Ant International is a leading content distribution company with the largest slate of native 4K nature and wildlife content globally. Its diverse catalog of over 3,000+ hours includes award-winning factual, factual entertainment, kids and family, lifestyle, reality, documentary series, high impact docs, blockbuster formats. With offices in the UK and Toronto, the company’s library includes Best Cake Wins (Architect Films; 10×30’ HD), Teddies (Beach House Pictures Kids and Northern Pictures Kids; 90×30’HD) and Orangutan Jungle School (NHNZ; 10 x 60′ HDR + 4K + HD). Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media.