Animated series from Ukrainian production company released on British TV!

• 11.02.2021

Big international premiere of BRAVE BUNNIES animated series took place on a major UK TV channel

A big international premiere of BRAVEBUNNIES animated series took place on a major UK TV channel on February 6, 2021. Milkshake! from Channel 5 is among top five UK TV channels by popularity and audience volume. Millions of British kids and families will see the project based on an original idea of Glowberry production company (Ukraine) in co-production with Anima studio (Spain).

OlgaCherepanova, author of idea and creative producer of BRAVEBUNNIES animated series, says:

The first season of the animated series is still in production but Brave Bunnies have already reached the UK. This country has given the world many fascinating children’s stories of all times, and we are delighted that our creative idea and a great mission of the series, to show children the diversity or the world and to teach them to accept the differences of others, has found its place in the hearts of the British.”

SergiyMolchanov, executive producer of the animated series and CEO at Glowberry, adds:

premiere in the UK is huge and extremely important event for BRAVE BUNNIES project. And this is just the beginning! We are actively working on expanding the geography of our distribution and have very ambitious goals to transform the project into an international brand. We have Aardman Animations, a global distributor, on board, and thanks to them Brave Bunnies confidently travel over major TV channels of the world.”

Ukrainian viewers were the first ones in the world to see the series on PLUSPLUS. In January 2021, premieres in Israel (HOP! TV) and Australia (ABC Kids) took place. In the nearest three months, premieres are planned in Latvia, Finland and Germany.

BRAVE BUNNIES is an animated series for preschoolers, telling about the adventures of curious and courageous Bunnies who set out on a Great Journey to learn about the diverse world and meet new friends. The series aims to help children with their first socialization experience, to teach them tolerance in accepting the differences of others and to encourage them to be brave in discovering the world around them – all in a form of a game.

BRAVE BUNNIES (52х7’) is an original animated series for preschoolers based on an idea of Glowberry creative producer OlgaCherepanovaand in co-production with Anima studio (Spain). The visual style was developed by a well-known Ukrainian illustrator and project art director Anna Sarvira. The principal director is Tim Fehrenbach (UK), the head writer is John Van Bruggen (Canada). The global distributor of the animated series is Aardman Animations, a studio with numerous Academy Awards. Even before the global premiere BRAVEBUNNIES became a pitching finalist at Cartoon Forum 2018. The animation project is being created with the support of Ukrainian State Film Agency and Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine.

Project pages: BRAVE BUNNIES website, BRAVE BUNNIES on Facebook, BRAVE BUNNIES on Instagram, BRAVE BUNNIES on YouTub

Glowberry is a Ukrainian creative production company making high-quality 360 content for children and families all over the world. Since 2016, it has been a part of FILM.UA Group. The animation projects of a professional team of creators became pitching finalists at international animation festivals like Cartoon Forum, Animation Production Day, Cartoon 360, Annecy International Animated Film Festival (MIFA), Ottawa International Animation Festival, and The Financing Forum for Kids Content.

Milkshake! is TV block aired every morning on Channel 5, one of the biggest UK TV channels. Milkshake! broadcasts edutainment animated series and shows popular all over the world. Its main audience is children between 3 and 7 years of age. The audience amounts to 8.6 million families per quarter of 2020. Thanks to this Channel 5 ranked the first by children’s audience volume in daytime. Besides, MilkshakeTVhas a YouTube channel with 19,000 subscribers.