Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that they have signed an exclusive licensing deal with Wacky Wallscapes, an industry leader in high quality custom children's wall coverings, to bring the popular VeggieTales characters to a wall near you beginning early this fall.
Press Release from Big Idea Entertainment
FRANKLIN, TN (July 5, 2011) Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that they have signed an exclusive licensing deal with Wacky Wallscapes, an industry leader in high quality custom children's wall coverings, to bring the popular VeggieTales characters to a wall near you beginning early this fall.
Wacky Wallscapes creates fun, exciting, high quality and durable wall coverings, wallpaper and murals for children‘s bedrooms and areas in churches, daycare facilities, schools, medical offices and hospitals. Under this new deal, the Company will offer full size VeggieTales characters including Larry the Cucumber, Bob the Tomato, Junior Asparagus, Pa Grape and more along with a complete library of themed background scenes. Wacky Wallscapes images can be sized into custom floor-to-ceiling murals to fit any space.
"Our customers love to create exciting themed environments for children in their places of business and community centers,“ said Fred Hemmer President, Wacky Wallscapes. “We are sure they will enjoy adding VeggieTales to their design plans."
“The Wacky Wallscapes murals will give fans and families the experience of being surrounded by some of their favorite VeggieTales characters,” said Brian Mitchell, Director of Marketing and Licensing for Big Idea Entertainment. “We’re honored to partner with such a creative team that holds the same passion to influence children with a positive message.”
Wacky Wallscapes can currently be found in Life Church and its satellite campuses, Genoa Baptist Church, Westerville, OH, Beaverton Foursquare Church, Beaverton, OR, The City Church and its satellite campuses, Kirkland, WA, and in Shriner’s Hospitals, Tampa, FL and Spokane WA. They are also on the preferred vendor list for HCA healthcare hospitals.
About Big Idea EntertainmentBig Idea Entertainment is a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands. Big Idea’s best-selling series VeggieTales is the #1 animated home video series in the US with moms of pre-schoolers*. Since 1993, VeggieTales has sold 54+ million videos, 13 million books and more than 7 million CDs. VeggieTales and Big Idea’s property, 3-2-1 Penguins!, enjoyed four seasons as top-rated series on NBC Saturday mornings, Telemundo and ION TV via the qubo® children’s programming block. The studio's two theatrical releases, Jonah-A VeggieTales Movie (2002), and Universal Pictures' and Big Idea's The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything-A VeggieTales Movie (2008), are distinguished among the most successful faith-based films of all time. Big Idea also maintains an extensive presence in publishing, licensing and live entertainment arenas. For more information on Big Idea, visit: www.VeggieTales.com.
About Wacky WallscapesWacky Wallscapes is an original leader in high quality custom children's wall coverings featuring thousands of full-color cartoon animated images. Wacky Wallscapes murals are scalable to just about any size and are delivered on lamented Class A Type II commercial grade vinyl wall covering. From scores of individual characters and background scenes, Wacky Wallscapes images can be created into custom floor-to-ceiling murals www.wackywallscapes.com.