show, “The Game Catchers.” The news follows recent confirmation of
and Family Distribution having picked up TV sales rights worldwide.
The show, a Studio Bozzetto and Sphere Animation co-production, centers around a team of five unique friends who come together on a series of interstellar adventures to explore fantastic planets playing, learning and collecting games along the way. Nina, Boxy, Pigi, Dino and Kate are led by a retired Game Catcher, Mr. Moustache, who operates The Game Machine on planet Flossy where the games are collected and turned into Game-Spheres to form a huge library of play.
“From the moment I saw ‘The Game Catchers’ artwork I was hooked,” says Susan Bolsover, managing director, founder, Lightbulb
“We're super excited about teaming up with Lightbulb Licensing,” says Pietro Pinetti, chief executive officer, Studio Bozzetto, co-producer, “The Game Catchers.” “Right now, things are buzzing with the upcoming fall premiere on CBeebies, and our worldwide distribution plans are kicking into high gear. Meanwhile, our awesome creative team is hard at work designing the new season. We totally believe in ‘The Game Catchers’’ potential for licensing and merchandising – from its cool characters and awesome plot to its fantastic props, it’s got all the ingredients for success. We can’t wait to see the fantastic results.”
Lightbulb Licensing will focus on toys, apparel and publishing in the first instance making full use of the comprehensive, colorful style guide that showcases the key characters, planets and vehicles as well as a host of quirky secondary characters that the heroes meet on their adventures.
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