New York October 18, 2018 - Big Bad Boo Studios new preschool animated series “16Hudson” reached was #1 Canadian show in the Top 30 List and #16 overall placement.Mip Junior’s Top 30 List places the most screened programs from MIPJunior screening,which this year had over 1000 programs for buyers and broadcasters to screen. The #1show in the list was “Gigantosaurus” from Cybergroup Studios France, and othersincluded “Mighty Mike” from Cake Entertainment UK (#5) and Boss Baby fromNBCUniversal in the UK (#17).
“16 Hudson” follows Lili, Sam, Amala and Luc as they embark on small adventures in abig city while showing us what friendship is all about. Holiday specials celebrate ChineseNew Year, Diwali, and Persian New Year through the eyes of these kids. “16 Hudson” hasbeen noted for its inclusivity—featuring characters from Persian, Chinese, and Indianbackgrounds as well as representing the LGBTQ+ community.
Big Bad Boo Studios was featured this year in Mip Junior’s Speaker Spotlight“International Success Stories” where company founder Shabnam Rezaei spoke about“1001 Nights”, “16 Hudson” and upcoming series “Bravest Knight” alongside ThomChapman from Spin Master who presented Paw Patrol and Federico Vargas from 9 StoryMedia Group who presented Wild Kratts and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
“We are so humbled to be celebrated and highlighted amongst our peers and hope wecan continue to produce content that makes a difference,” said Shabnam. At Mipcom,Big Bad Boo’s “16 Hudson” was recognized for its dedication to diversity and inclusion atthe Diversify TV Excellence Award in Kid’s Programming, along side two shows from ABCAustralia.
About Big Bad Boo Studios
Based in New York and Vancouver, Big Bad Boo Studios is dedicated to producing qualityfamily programming that is entertaining and educational. Shows include 16 Hudson, Lili& Lola, Mixed Nutz, and 1001 Nights, which was nominated for 14 LEO awards with 5wins. Big Bad Boo is currently producing The Bravest Knight with Hulu and developingJudge Jodhi as well as a series of digital games and apps. The company’s own streamingchannel Oznoz provides cartoons in 10+ languages including classics such as Thomas andFriends, Bob the Builder, Babar and more. For info, visit www.bigbadboo.com andwww.oznoz.com.
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