Ottawa/July 7th, 2010 – Amberwood Entertainment is pleased to announce that Al Jazeera Children’s Channel has licensed the broadcast rights for its newest pre-school series, Rob the Robot, for the Middle East.
The 52 x 11 minute 3D series follows the adventures of Rob and his friends as they explore the fantastical planets of the Robot Galaxy which are ripe with humour and fun.
“We are delighted to be working with Al Jazeera Children’s Channel” says Jonathan Wiseman, Senior Vice-President at Amberwood. “They are a great partner for the region and we look forward to Rob joining their line-up.”
Rob the Robot is currently in production and was commissioned by Canada’s TV Ontario. SRC, Knowledge Kids, and Access are also on board for the property which launches on-air this Fall in Canada.
The series is a co-production between Canada’s Amberwood Entertainment and Singapore’s ONE Animation. It is produced with support from the MDA, CMF, and the Shaw Rocket Fund.
About Amberwood Entertainment< Amberwood is a Canadian-based producer, financier and distributor of high quality animated and live-action television series, specials and features. About One Animation Singapore-based One Animation is a producer and financier specializing in top quality CG Animation and Visual Effects productions for Film and Television.