Singaporean media company August Media Holdings has inked a co-production deal with Oslo, Norway-based Kool Produktion for season two of preschool series Ella Bella Bingo.
August Rights, the newly launched distribution arm of August Media Holdings, has also signed a worldwide distribution agreement for Ella Bella Bingo season one and two with Kool Produktion handling all Scandinavian rights.
Aimed at three to five-year-olds, the 2D flash-animated series commissioned by Norway’s NRK focuses on the playful daily events in the life of a creative little girl named Ella.
Scotland-based Red Kite Animation, an August Media Holdings’ subsidiary, will lead development and production of season two in Singapore and Edinburgh next month, and the series is expected to launch in winter 2013. August Media Holdings’ Jyotirmoy Saha and Ken Anderson with Kool Produktion’s Frank Mosvold are on board as executive producers.