Trivandrum: India-based Toonz Media Group and Australian-based Yellow Entertainment proudly announce a co-development and co-production partnership and global distribution deal for multiple forth coming Yellow Entertainment developed preschool animated series.
Greg Page, co-founder of The Wiggles and President of Yellow Entertainment, will serve as Executive Producer. P. Jayakumar (CEO, Toonz) and Alec Miller (VP Creative Development, Yellow Entertainment) will be producers. Yellow Entertainment will handle pre-production, including IP creation, scripts, and music, while Toonz will lead all other aspects of production.
Imira Entertainment, Toonz Media Group’s kids and family specialised distribution division, will be responsible for international distribution of the IP’s developed and produced as part of this alliance.
The partnership between both companies, each with proven track records producing world-class children’s content, will bring forth commercially attractive and kids-engaging preschool tiles with universal appeal to the global marketplace.
Yellow Entertainment’s strategic focus is developing and distributing preschool IP with an educational and interactive approach to children around the world. The Wiggles, one of the longest running, and still touring, international billion-dollar children’s brands,was co-created by Greg Page over 25 years ago. Toonz, through its state-of-the-art animation studio in India, has produced numerous successful kids and family entertainment brands through its global production partnerships with companies including Disney, Turner, Nickelodeon, Sony, Universal, BBC, and Paramount.
Toonz Media Group CEO, Mr P. Jayakumar comments “Partnering with Yellow Entertainment presents Toonz with one of those rare opportunities to collaborate with a like-minded entity to create quality preschool content for the global market. This is an exciting venture we are embarking on together that will surely bring awe-inspiring and enriching content for young audiences worldwide.”
“I’m ecstatic about the partnership that we have forged with Toonz Media Group, one of the world’s leading animation studios”, said Greg Page, President of Yellow Entertainment. “The preschool content that we are developing and producing with Toonz will engage children in a way that connects with children based on child psychology, child development and extensive experience in the industry of preschool entertainment. Be on the lookout for follow-up announcements about theIP very soon!”