The animated preschool series "Gopher It!" is in development for fall 2022 with award-winning canadian creators Andrew Sabiston and Ron Rubin.
bulbKIDZ, a new Canadian-U.S. kids entertainment company with industry veterans Nancy Aries Koff and Kiersten Halstead at the helm, announces its first original preschool animation project, "Gopher It!" (52x11’). Working with Award-winning Canadian creators, Andrew Sabiston ("Super Wings", "The Remarkable Mr. King") and Ron Rubin ("Beetlejuice", "X-Men", "Avengers"), this Canadian production is now in development, planned for Fall 2022 Season 1 and Spring 2023 Season 2.
bulbKIDZ focuses on premium children’s and family content through the identification of key intellectual properties that inspire, entertain and connect with young viewers and their families for co-viewing opportunities. The company acquires, develops, produces, and distributes captivating projects for global consumption.
“Our main objective is to develop strategic partnerships in creating and distributing meaningful and relevant entertainment on all platforms worldwide, making for great storytelling,” says Koff, Co-Founder and EVP Content Strategy & Global Sales. “We provide programming solutions for multi-viewing targets, connecting culture to kids.”
Aimed at kids three to six, "Gopher It!" is an adventurous edutainment series about a young gregarious gopher who travels all over the animal kingdom to help, and learn from, an unforgettable bunch of furry, scaly and feathered friends. From pole to pole and every habitat in between, travel with our hero Chester on his extraordinary escapades as he visits the wildest destinations on earth.
“'Gopher It!' falls perfectly in line with our company mission to develop diverse content with international appeal, through entertaining relatable characters, music, and engaging content for preschoolers to tweens,” says Halstead, Co-Founder and EVP Creative Development & Global Operations. “We’re thrilled to be working with the talented Andrew Sabiston and Ron Rubin on Gopher It! as they have years of experience in bringing characters' voices to life.”
“With his boundless curiosity and playful, caring heart, Chester dials into the way kids think. We can’t wait to see our little gopher travel the world with bulbKIDZ,” says Sabiston.
“We’re truly excited to GO, GO, 'Gopher It!' and are thrilled to know that Chester is in such great hands with Nancy and Kiersten!” says Rubin.