Shadowmation Technology Launches New Big Big World Series on PBS
A national family and community outreach campaign has been designed to extend the educational lessons of the series beyond the TV screen will support the PBS KIDS series. This includes customizable activities and support materials created for parents, caregivers and children. In addition, an immersive, state-of-the-art website on pbskids.org will supplement the educational series goals and will provide an additional interactive platform for viewers.
Former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE writer Kriegman is a childrens television visionary who was an exec head writer and developer of RUGRATS, REN AND STIMPY and DOUG, as well as the feature film, ELMO IN GROUCHLAND. Among his many honors, he has received numerous Emmys and Parents Choice awards for his work in childrens programming and his production company is at the forefront of creating new production techniques.
ITS A BIG BIG WORLD is produced at Wainscott Studios, a state-of-the-art animation and production facility in Wainscott, New York. The series is funded in part by PBS.
Providing age-appropriate, diverse programming for kids, PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! programs consistently earn more prestigious awards than any other broadcast or cable network. With additional PBS resources to complement its programming, including PBS KIDS online (www.pbskids.org), PBS KIDS GO! online (www.pbskidsgo.org), PBS Parents (www.pbsparents.org), PBS TeacherSource, PBS Ready To Learn services and literacy events across the country, PBS is providing the tools necessary for positive child development. PBS is a nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by Americas 348 public television stations, serving nearly 90 million people each week and reaching 99% of American homes.