January 28, 2015–Toronto: Bejuba! Entertainment announced that POP UK, Zoom Israel, and TVNZ New Zealand has acquired the television rights for Buzz Bumble, the 6-‐12 animated comedy series. The series produced by Blue Rocket Productions in Tasmania and Criya VFX Studios in India, was commissioned by Nine Network Australia. It follows Buzz Bumble and his blowfly buddy Joe Blow, and their backstage antics in their cardboard theatre.
Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos, VP Distribution at Bejuba! Entertainment added: “We are so pleased that the series is taking off around the world, and are delighted that POP is the first European broadcaster acquiring Buzz Bumble. The comedy and the unique animation make it a very different series that will attract many other broadcasters”.
Francesca Newington, Head of Children's Channels at Sony Network's CSC Media Group, added: “We are delighted to have licensed Buzz Bumble. It is the perfect addition to the POP line-‐up and it brings with it the silliest slapstick comedy we know our viewers love to watch.”
David Gurney, Blue Rocket’s Executive Producer and creator of Buzz Bumble, said “The mad humour of this show has really hit the spot with kids in Australia and it’s great news that the show is going to be seen on POP UK, Zoom Israel and TVNZ. We’re thrilled about these deals Bejuba has put together and we know our partners at Criya VFX Studios are as well.”
About Bejuba! Entertainment Inc. Bejuba! Entertainment is a leading boutique executive production and distribution company which brings top quality children's and family entertainment to the global marketplace. The catalogue is filled with over 500 half hours of award-‐ winning content. Bejuba! specializes in distribution, rights management, co-‐productions, closing-‐gap financing, third-‐party acquisitions, licensing & merchandising. The company maintains a growing catalogue of award-‐winning children’s and family-‐oriented animated and live-‐action programs. Titles include Stella and Sam, The Hive, Big Block SingSong, Buzz Bumble, and Fuzzy Tales. Bejuba! Entertainment has offices in Canada and the US. www.bejuba.com