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kaboom! Acquires Zodiak’s ‘Zack & Quack’

kaboom! Entertainment acquires the entertainment rights to Zack & Quack, set to debut on Nick Jr channels globally in 2014.

kaboom! Entertainment, the dedicated kids and family label of Phase 4 Films, has acquired home entertainment rights to the brand new animated preschool show, Zack & Quack, from Zodiak Kids.  The 52 x 11’ series is set to debut on Nick Jr channels globally in 2014. kaboom! holds DVD, DTO/DTR, TVOD (excluding SVOD) rights in the U.S., and DVD rights for Canada.

kaboom! is taking Zack & Quack to retail on DVD in Canada through its Treehouse Presents label, jointly created by Corus and Phase 4 Films. In the US kaboom! holds a range of home entertainment rights to the show, which features the every-day life and adventures of Zack and his friends as they journey through their pop-up storybook. With the immersive and original animation of the show, Zack & Quack celebrates imagination, discovery and creative problem solving.

Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films says, “Zack & Quack is a stunning, fresh preschool property with fantastic potential as a brand, and we are delighted to be offering it to audiences. kaboom! is dedicated to providing fresh and innovative content to families across North America, and we are confident that the whimsical world of Zack & Quack’s pop up storybook and the duo’s adventures there will capture the imagination of preschoolers everywhere.”

Karen Vermeulen, SVP Global Sales and Coproduction, Zodiak Kids added, “We are delighted to be working with such a strong distribution partner as Phase 4 for this exciting and major new brand from Zodiak Kids.   With the global launch of Zack & Quack imminent and stellar partners continuing to come aboard, the momentum around this beautifully animated series continues to build. We have every confidence that Zack & Quack’s pop-up world will resonate with pre-schoolers around the globe.”

Zack & Quack follows the adventures of a dynamic and adventurous boy named Zack and his best friend, an impulsive young duck called Quack. They live inside the most amazing pop-up book ever! It's a place full of fantastical surprises - where pulling pop-ups makes exciting and unexpected things happen. From the second they step into their garden, the adventure begins. Exciting new worlds and fantastic voyages quite literally unfold before your eyes!

Source: kaboom! Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.