Aardman Secures Sales for 'Bing'

Acamar Films and its global distribution partner Aardman Animatons have signed a number of key international broadcast deals for the preschool series “Bing.” 

April 6, 2018

Acamar Films and its global distribution partner Aardman Animatons have signed a number of key international broadcast deals for the preschool series “Bing.”

Bing, Flop and his cast of friends are heading to all four corners of the globe with the series set to air on Gulli and TiJi in France, Clan in Spain, Portugal’s Canal Panda, Norwegian broadcaster NRK, New Zealand’s TVNZ and HOP in Israel.

“Bing” already airs on Australia’s ABC, S4C in Wales, Irish broadcaster RTE, SVT in Sweden, and DR in Denmark. The series has also been sold across Eastern Europe to Minimax, and will reach Belgian audiences via broadcaster VRT. In total “Bing” will launch in more than 40 territories in the next 12 months.

Aardman handles distribution of the series across a wide range of territories, with Acamar Films handling countries covered by existing co-productions on “Bing” including the U.S. and Japan.

“'Bing' has already become a cherished part of the daily routine for families with young children in the U.K.

and Australia,” says Mikael Shields, chief executive officer, Acamar Films. “We’re absolutely delighted with the extraordinary success our colleagues at Aardman have achieved.” 

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