Bejuba! Entertainment Inc. has signed a raft of new deals for The Hive, announced Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos VP of Distribution.
Press Release from Bejuba! Entertainment Inc.
Bejuba! Entertainment Inc. has signed a raft of new deals for The Hive, announced Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos VP of Distribution. Bejuba! holds worldwide rights for both TV, DVD and digital distribution on behalf of The Hive Enterprises and has secured new broadcasting deals with ABC TV Australia,YLE in Finland, and Hop in Israel. New DVD deals by Bejuba! will see a Russian language version distributed by Noviy Disk in Russia, Georgia and CIS, whilst Magna Home Entertainment will undertake distribution of the English version across Australia and New Zealand. Barbera Uecker, Head of Programming & Acquisitions for Children`s Television at ABC TV Australia, said "THE HIVE is a great addition to our line-up of new preschool shows."
The Hive is a new CGI series from The Hive Enterprises Ltd, produced by Monumental Productions, Lupus Films and DQ Entertainment, and comprises of 26 x commercial half hours (78 seven-minute) episodes, which follow the fortunes of the happy, friendly and extremely cute Bee family, who live together in Honeybee Hive. Storylines explore the themes of family, working together to solve problems, being part of a diverse community, and caring for the environment. The show recently started airing on ITV`s `The Fluffy Club`
"Bejuba! is so excited The Hive has been placed with these prestigious broadcasters around the world. The series is so appealing we are confident that the buzz will continue", says Pechels de Saint Sardos.
These new deals add to an extensive worldwide television presence for The Hive – The Walt Disney Company EMEA has already picked up the show in a multi-territory deal that will see The Hive shown from early 2011 on Playhouse Disney in France, Germany (GSA), Italy, Spain, South-east Asia, Korea, Japan, India, Latin America, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Bejuba! Entertainment Inc.Bejuba! Entertainment is a leading executive production and distribution company representing producers from around the world to bring top quality children's entertainment properties to the global marketplace. Bejuba! specializes in rights management, co-productions, financing (closing-gap financing) third-party acquisitions, licensing and merchandising, and program sales in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. The company maintains a growing catalogue of award-winning children's and family oriented animated and live-action programs ("Ricky Sprocket Showbiz Boy", "The Hive", "Jibber Jabber" and International Interactive Emmy Award winner "The Zimmer Twins"). Bejuba!'s partners include Studio B Productions - DHX(Canada), Pesky Productions (UK), Lupus Films, Radical Sheep Productions, and multi-award winning animation studio zinc Roe Design (Canada.). www.bejuba.com