Hoho Entertainment has signed a new joint venture deal with Abbey Home Media for the exclusive UK DVD rights to Cloudbabies, with the first title scheduled for release this Autumn.
Helen Howells and Oliver Ellis, joint MD’s and co-founders of Hoho Entertainment said “We are thrilled to be partnering with Abbey - not only do they have a proven track record in distributing children’s programmes but they are equally as passionate about Cloudbabies as we are.”
Ian Miles, Chairman of Abbey Home Media added, “Everyone at Abbey is delighted to have signed the home entertainment distribution rights for the brilliant Cloudbabies. It is a delightful and excellently created series with strong scripts and state of the art animation, which children and parents will love. We are very much looking forward to working with HoHo Entertainment to make Cloudbabies the major success it deserves to be.”
Cloudbabies is a CG animated show about four enchanting, childlike characters, Baba Pink, Baba Blue, Baba Yellow and Baba Green whose job it is to look after the sky and their Sky Friends - Sun, Moon, Rainbow, Fuffa Cloud and Little Star. They live together with Bobo White, a mischievous little imp, in a house on a big fluffy cloud. Every morning, they jump on their Skyhorsies and begin their day’s work.
The series was created by award winning art director, Bridget Appleby, is currently being animated in CG by Manchester based Studio Liddell and is due to air on CBeebies this year. Master Toy partner is Vivid and Master Publishing partner is Penguin Children’s Books.