, a global producer and distributor of animated series for children and families, has partnered with
, a children’s entertainment studio, to form CyberSplash. The new Paris-based company will create and produce original animated series and feature films for kids and families around the world. Each company will continue to work independently as well. CyberSplash’s debut project is “Family Rocks,” a preschool series about the first modern family of the Stone Age. The show is a co-production with the Israel-based Ananey Studios (“Spyders,” “Greenhouse Academy,” “Craft Party”), part of Paramount Global. The series is set to premiere in 2024.
“We are delighted to join forces with our longtime friend, Mike Young, and his very talented team at Splash Entertainment to develop fresh, family-friendly content for audiences around the globe,” says Pierre Sissmann, chairman and chief executive officer, Cyber Group Studios worldwide and chairman, CyberSplash.
“Film and animation production is a flourishing international business,” says Mike Young, founder and chairman, Splash Entertainment. “We are delighted that the exciting new CyberSplash partnership with Pierre, Dominique (Bourse, chief operating officer), Karen and the highly successful Cyber Group team will provide clients and audiences with shows that are creative and entertaining for worldwide audiences.”
“Family Rocks” follows the Stone Age adventures of the first-ever modern family, the Quartzes, which includes Mom Rocksan, Dad Tuff and 6-year-old twins Pebble and Gemma.
Family Rocks was created and directed by Dolev, a Daytime Emmy Award-nominated director, and BAFTA- and Annie-nominated showrunner and director (“Cocomelon,” “Zack and Quack,” “Powerbirds,” “Nella the Princess Knight”). The series is written by Dolev and Jacqueline Moody (“Gigantosaurus,” “101 Dalmatian Street,” “Bob the Builder”).
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