APC Kids, the children’s entertainment division of co-production and distribution company APC Studios, has signed a wave of international broadcast deals for animated series “Fox & Hare.” Aimed at children ages 4-7, adapted from the eponymous book series by Sylvia Vanden Heede and Thé Tjong Khing and published in more than 10 countries by Lannoo Publishers, “Fox & Hare” is directed by Mascha Halberstad and Tom van Gestel, and produced by Submarine in the Netherlands, Walking the Dog in Belgium and Doghouse Films in Luxembourg.
A host of new partners have signed on to broadcast the woodland adventures of “Fox & Hare,” including The Children’s Channel in Israel, Ceska Televize in the Czech Republic, TV5’s Unis TV in Québec, Canada, RTVS in Slovakia and BBC Alba in the U.K.
“Fox & Hare combines beautiful animation, quirky and lovable characters and light-hearted adventures making the series perfectly tailored to young audiences across the globe,” says Lionel Marty, managing director, APC Kids. “We are delighted to be working with this latest group of leading broadcast partners to bring the show to even more families.”
Commissioned by Ketnet in Belgium and KRO- NCRV in the Netherlands, the series has previously sold to DR in Denmark, RTHK in Hong Kong, Piwi+ in France, RTBF Belgium, YLE Finland, RUV Iceland, ERR Estonia and TVP Poland.