Mipcom 2021: CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution introduces new kids entertainment content

The international content licensing arm of Canada’s public broadcaster will present kids live-action and animated programs for kids and young audiences.

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“Do Not Enter!”

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With the recent acquisitions for their Fall 2021 slate, CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution has set MIPCOM 2021 to introduce its extensive new line-up of kids live-action and animated programs being offered to this year’s international broadcasters. “We are very proud of our new kids offerings this season. The line-up provides content that entertains and enlightens while bringing new voices and highly entertaining stories to our important prime time audience”, said Mia Desroches, Director, Content Distribution Partnerships, CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution. "Shows like ‘Moose’, ‘Glowbies’ and ‘Do Not Enter!’ are modern, unique, have high production value and are well-suited for worldwide distribution and young audiences.”

Newly acquired for distribution are: Modern live-action comedy  “Do Not Enter!” (26x22min) co-produced by Christal Films and Gaëa Film and co-distributed by CBC/SRC; and the live-action series “About Sex” (35 x7 min), produced by Echo Media that educates teenagers about positive, respectful and healthy sexuality in a very entertaining way. “About Sex” was recently sold to ABC Australia and is currently streaming on CBC Gem.

Another addition to the kids slate is preschool animation “Glowbies” (Season 1: 26 x 12.5 min | Season 2: 7 x 12.5 min | Season 3: 5 x 12.5 min), produced by Gallus Entertainment. It’s a new upper preschool animated series all about friendship and teamwork that launched on CBC Gem and CBC Kids in June 2021. “Amos The Mask Hunter”, produced by Iceworks Animation and co-distributed by BETA film, is a fantasy adventure animation series acquired by NRK Norway and “Marika” Season 4 (10x9'), produced by Telefiction for Radio-Canada, The fourth season of the acclaimed live-action kids series was recently sold to Globo Brazil and TV CAT in Spain.

Finally, the Canadian distributor will show in MIPCOM “Gary’s Magic Fort” (13x11min),  produced by CBC Kids. Gary, in his enchanted pillow fort home, shows audiences how to explore and learn about our emotions, have fun and never give up!. “Moose” (1x60 min or 5x11 min), produced by Muse, is a Holiday special about an expressive, fun-loving, and curious moose that shows up in a Canadian family’s backyard and is adopted as their pet.