Thursday, February 16, 2017

Viacom18 Acquires "Cracké" For Nickelodeon India And Voot Kids

Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze has announced the exciting news that Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd. has acquired the rights to the popular shortform CG-animated series Cracké, which will air it on Nickelodeon India and its streaming service Voot Kids!

Created and produced by Squeeze in Québec City, Canada, Cracké (also known as Cracked in some markets), is a universal 3D animated slapstick comedy series starring Ed, an anxious Ostrich dad, and his beloved brood. With the good intention to protect his eight eggs at any cost, Ed will cause trouble and threats, never missing an opportunity to make things worse for himself.

Originally commissioned by Teletoon in Canada, the property (52 X 1 min) launched in 2016 through a television series, a mobile video game app called Cracked Rush, and a mobile animated comic book. Cracké is produced in Canada in collaboration with Teletoon, the Canada Media Fund, the Québec Refundable Tax Credit for Film and Television Production (managed by SODEC), the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC) - CAVCO and the Bell Fund.

The series has previously been picked up by international broadcasters such Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand, Boomerang and Canal+. The latest partnership brings the number of countries and territories the show is in to 185.

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Original source: C21Media.
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