For Immediate Release
(Ontario. Canada) (May 19/2011) Executive production and distribution company Bejuba! Entertainment announces a raft of new international sales deals for the award-winning animated seriesStella and Sam.
Newest broadcast partners include Disney Channel Australia , YLE (Finland), RTP (Portugal), NRK (Norway), HOP (Israel), TFO (Canada), PakaPaka (Argentina) and.
“We are delighted to have secured these additional sales for a series that is so full of character, and promises to become a classic!”" said Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos, VP of Distribution at Bejuba! Entertainment. “We look forward to working with all of these broadcasters to make ‘Stella and Sam’ a leading global property."
Radical Sheep Productions adapted Stella and Sam for Family Channel/Disney Junior from the award-winning book series by Marie-Louise Gay. The books have sold in over 30 countries and have sold over 1 million books.. With[HW1] wild red hair and an imagination to match, nine-year-old Stella is truly a ‘star’ in the eyes of her four-year-old brother Sam. As they explore the world in all its seasons, Stella and Sam encounter backyard quests and comical mishaps. Every day is a new adventure as Stella and Sam share the joy of discovering that they have what it takes to face the biggest adventure of all – growing up. Stella and Sam is animated with the unique watercolour style that reflects the familiar illustrations of Marie-Louise Gay and features storylines that are inspired by the imaginative play ofchildren.
Stella and Sam (26 x half hours; 52 x 11min - 13 x half hours available now) recently garnered the 2011 Platinum Pixie award for Animation, and is currently nominated for a 2011 Banff Rocky Awards, Children’s Programs 2+ Fiction category (June 12th) and a 2011 Youth Media Alliance Awards - Preschool Animated Program 3-5 (June 2nd) among others.