Can-do attitude for BBC Worldwide and Komixx

Komixx secures BBC Worldwide development deal for Stanley The Can-Do Hamster animated series

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Posted 13.02.2017 | Watch

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In a first for the company, UK and LA based independent film and TV producer, Komixx Entertainment Ltd, has secured a development deal with BBC Worldwide for Stanley the Can-Do Hamster - an animated television series based on the Stanley picture books by children’s author and illustrator William Bee. 

Under the agreement, BBC Worldwide will be the executive producers on the animated series and have exclusive rights to all other IP business rights globally, including transmitting the series on their worldwide CBeebies channels. This is the first time Komixx Entertainment Ltd and BBC Worldwide have developed a project together. Stanley was created by the British author and illustrator William Bee, who Komixx has also brought on-board to be the Art Director on the series.
Andrew Cole-Bulgin, joint CEO and Head of Film & TV, Komixx Media Group, says: “We are hugely excited to confirm this agreement with BBC Worldwide for Stanley the Can-Do Hamster, which not only reaffirms our expertise in identifying quality children’s IP for TV but is a testament to the great potential of this property. We are delighted to be working with BBC Worldwide and we hope that this will lead to a series that international audiences will love”.
Henrietta Hurford-Jones, Director of Cbeebies Investment, BBC Worldwide adds: “We are very pleased to be developing Stanley the Can-Do Hamster with Komixx Entertainment. We are looking forward to bringing these fantastic characters and stories to life and introducing them to viewers across the globe.”
Komixx has a strong track record in selecting and developing IP for the children’s market. Stanley the Can-Do Hamster is the latest animation project that Komixx Entertainment Ltd is developing across all platforms spanning home television, cinema, online, on-demand, mobile media and live events, which include Toby’s Travelling Circus, Dog Loves Books, Wanda and the Alien and Fish Head Steve.
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