SUTIKKI ANNOUNCES ANOTHER TRANCHE OF UK AND EMEA LICENSEES FOR LANDMARK BBC SERIES ‘MOON AND ME’
Topps Europe, Rainbow Productions, Zippy and Pyramid International to Develop New Moon and Me Stickers, Posters, Costume Characters and Toddler Accessories
LOS ANGELES AND LONDON – October 4, 2017– Sutikki, the kids and family division of Bento Box Entertainment, today announced another tranche of licensees for Moon and Me, the highly anticipated new preschool series from Andrew Davenport (Teletubbies, In the Night Garden).
Today’s announce adds yet more category-leading licensees to the enviable roster of Moon and Me partners for the UK, EMEA, and worldwide. These partnerships are being managed by Sutikki’s UK office under the supervision of Stephen Gould, Territory Head for the UK and EMEA, in conjunction with Sutikki’s co-founder, Andrew Kerr.
Partners added to the Moon and Me family as a result of today’s announce include Topps Europe, who will manufacture and distribute stickers and collectible cards based upon the brand throughout the UK and EMEA, Zippy who will be licensed for toddler bandana bibs, Pyramid International for posters and wall art, and Rainbow Productions who will oversee costume character meet and greets in the UK.
“I am thrilled to announce this round of brand partners, whose expertise fits perfectly with the Moon and Me brand,” said Stephen Gould. “This group tops up an already formidable array of brand licensees, including Hasbro and Scholastic, and we’re incredibly excited to begin developing Moon and Me product with each and every one of them in the days and weeks ahead.”
About Moon and Me
Moon and Me (50x22’) was developed by Davenport, the creator of award-winning global preschool franchises Teletubbies and In the Night Garden. Inspired by well-loved tales of toys that come to life when nobody is looking, Moon and Me is the comical story of a special friendship between two characters from completely different worlds. Moon and Me will combine the latest production methods with traditional storytelling, comedy and music to create a beautifully constructed picture-book world especially for today’s preschoolers. Moon and Me will premiere on BBC’s CBeebies in the UK in 2018. It is being produced by Sutikki and Foundling Bird, with Sutikki overseeing global distribution and merchandise licensing.
Sutikki — Japanese for sticky — is the new kids and family division of Bento Box Entertainment. Founded in 2016 by executives Irene Weibel and Andrew Kerr, Sutikki (www.sutikki.com) creates, produces, distributes and merchandises compelling content built for today’s kids aged 2-11. Sutikki believes in the power of story and its ability to drive commercial success globally.
About Bento Box Entertainment
Bento Box Entertainment (BBE) is an Emmy® award-winning entertainment content and technology company. With studios in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Toronto, BBE produces animated comedy series for broadcast, cable and digital networks. This includes Bob's Burgers, the Primetime Emmy®-winning FOX series with Twentieth Century Fox Television; Comedy Central series Legends of Chamberlain Heights; among many others. With creative thinking, disruptive content and innovative technology at its core, BBE is dedicated to extending its reach to new audiences through its digital; Sutikki (kids); content rights; and live events, merchandise and brand management business units. BBE can be followed across social media channels @bentoboxent.
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