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Glowberry's “Brave Bunnies​” will be broadcast in Italy!

• 07.02.2020

Brave Bunnies​ animated series by Ukrainian creative production​ Glowberry​ and Spanish animation studio Anima ​has got a new Italian partner –​ De Agostini Editore

G​lowberrytogether with its Spanish partner – animation studio Anima signed a long-term cooperation agreement with De Agostini Editore.​ De Agostini Editore is an independent multiplatform network presenting unique content for Italian kids and families.

De Agostini Editore will present Brave Bunniesanimated entertaining and educational 2D series for preschool kids (52 x 7’ episodes) in Italy. According to the agreement, De Agostini Editore has exclusive rights to broadcast the first season of Brave Bunnies to all TV channels and digital platforms. In addition, De Agostini Editore will manage exclusive licensing and merchandising rights in Italy.

The author of the original idea and Glowberry’s Creative Producer is​ O​lga Cherepanova(Ukraine), the director of the series is​ T​im Fehrenbach(UK). The plot focuses on the courageous and curious family of Brave Bunnies, travelling on their Bunny Bus around the world searching for new friends and fascinating adventures.

Massimo Bruno,Head of TV Channels, De Agostini Editore:

Brave Bunnies is an IP that has conquered us since the very first pitch. It has all the necessary assets to create an international success and we are extremely proud to collaborate with the talented team of Glowberry and Anima for this project.”

Sergii Molchanov, CEO at Glowberry, Executive Producer of Brave Bunnies animated series:

“European audience is of great value for the project entering the international market. We are incredibly happy that Italy has become the first country to open European market for Brave Bunnies animated television series. We are especially pleased to attend Kidscreen Summit not only with the first episode of Brave Bunnies,but also with a new inspiring partnership.”

Angel Molinero, CEO Anima, Executive Producer of Brave Bunnies animated series:

“We are delighted to have reached this new agreement; this means a big boost for Brave Bunnies. It is a privilege that De Agostini has chosen to embark on this project that will open us the doors of Europe in such an important territory as Italy. We are sure that this will be a successful partnership and the first of many more.”

Brave Bunnies is an animated entertaining and educational 2D series for preschool kids. The main idea of the series is to show kids the diversity of the world around them, teach them to accept various traits of others and successfully communicate even with those who are completely different. Using the example of Brave Bunnies  and their friends, parents can explain how to interact with other kids in the kindergarten or at the playground. Each episode features a new friend and a new game that you can play together. The first season of ​Brave Bunnieswill consist of 52 episodes, 7 minutes each. The animated television series is scheduled to be on air for the first half of 2021. The author of the original idea and Glowberry Creative Producer is Olga Cherepanova (Ukraine). The Head Writer is John van Bruggen (Canada), the Director of the series is Tim Fehrenbach (Great Britain), the Art Director of the series is Anna Sarvira (Ukraine). The animated series is created in co-production with the Spanish animation studio Anima. It is also officially supported by the Ukrainian State Film Agency and the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

Glowberryis a Ukrainian creative production engaged in production of various content for kids: books, applications, animated series. During 10 years of fruitful work, over 20 printed books have been issued, which are now successfully sold in the CIS countries, Russia, and China. The company has created more than 15 mobile applications, which were downloaded more than half a million times worldwide, repeatedly reaching the top of the iTunes App Store and Google Play ratings. Glowberry is part of FILM.UA Group,the largest vertically integrated group of companies in the field of television and film production in Eastern Europe, located in the capital of Ukraine.

Anima is a leading animation studio with offices in Mexico City, Madrid and the Canary Islands. Specializes in 2D and CGI animations. Creates, produces and manages high-quality brands and develops original projects both for kids and the whole family. Most recent projects include Legend Quest, Cleo & Cuquin, PINY Institute of New York, and Here Comes the Grump, Ana y Bruno and The Legend of Charro Negro.

De Agostini Editoreis the holding of all the De Agostini Group's activities in the publishing sector, operates in 30 countries and publishes in 13 languages. It is organized in different areas: De Agostini Publishing (partworks), DeA Planeta Libri, a joint venture with Gruppo Planeta, De Agostini Scuola and De Agostini Digital.

Digital De Agostini manages the "kids’ network” of TV channels dedicated to children (DeA Kids and DeA Junior on the SKY platform since 2008 and 2012) and develops publishing original productions and co-productions and properties working with all the market players.