Content creation, distribution and licensing studio One Animation has secured new deals with global and local VOD platforms across its portfolio of CG-animated series including the short-form, long-form and seasonal specials of "Oddbods", as well as "Insectibles" (52x11’), "Rob the Robot" (104x11’) and "Antiks" (80x2’).
These mentioned series will make their debut on age-appropriate kids’ streaming services, Ameba TV, Battery Pop, and Common Sense Networks’ Sensical in the US, launching in Q2 this year. Additionally, on a global basis, Safe Streaming™ AVOD channel Kidoodle.TV, Roku, and Happy kids TV are each adding new 'Oddbods' and 'Antiks' short-form with the addition of season three and season two, respectively.
In EMEA, One Animation has inked a number of deals for Oddbods' long-form series and seasonal specials with: TFOUMax (France) for season two and "Party Monsters", "The Festive Menace" and "Zee Force Five" specials; TV Nova and its video and streaming platform Voyo (Czech Republic & Slovakia) for season one of the seven-minute long-form series; and Vodafone (Greece) for long-form seasons one and two, as well as "Party Monsters", "The Festive Menace", "Zee Force Five" and "Oddbeard’s Curse" specials.
For Middle East and North Africa, MENA Mobile has picked up the Arabic version of "Insectibles" season one.
Additionally, Netflix has renewed "Oddbods" long-form season two for South East Asia and Japan, while SVOD service, FPT (Vietnam) has licensed "Oddbods" short-form seasons one-three, and Mola TV (Indonesia) adds "Insectibles" season one and "Rob the Robot" seasons one and two to their service. In Russia, Yandex-owned KinoPoisk has picked up "Oddbods" long-form, short-form seasons one-three, and "Party Monsters", "The Festive Menace" and "Zee Force Five" specials, as well as "Antiks" season one.
Michele Schofield, SVP Content Distribution at One Animation, said: “We’ve seen a real growth for our content amongst VOD platforms and we’re delighted to be working with so many new and existing partners. Our series are created with real heart, humour and positivity, which will always resonate with children and their families no matter where they are in the world. 'Oddbods', 'Antiks', 'Insectibles' and 'Rob the Robot' are ideal examples of this approach, and our robust and growing line-up of platforms is testament to the audience-building firepower of each series.”
Our series are created with real heart, humour and positivity, which will always resonate with children and their families no matter where they are in the world.” Michele Schofield SVP Content Distribution at One Animation