DECODE Ent.’s Franny’s Feet continues to travel the globe with a number of home entertainment deals in Asia and Europe, while the CG-animated preschool series The Save-Ums! gets some home video mileage as well. Video Van has picked up home vid rights to both series for Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia, and EBC will bring Franny’s Feet to Taiwan. In addition, Scandinavia’s Scan Box has acquired Franny’s Feet and RTE in Ireland has snagged the first season of The Save-Ums!
Franny’s Feet, which follows the adventures of a little girl who’s able to put on other people’s shoes and experience how they live and work, is commissioned by Five in the U.K. and Canada’s Family Channel, and has recently been picked up by PBS Kids in the U.S. The show can be seen around the world on outlets including Discovery U.K., ABC Australia, France 5, Teletoon in France, Canada’s TeleQuebec, TVP Poland, ATV in Hong Kong, TV12 Singapore and Cartoon Network in Japan, Latin America and Taiwan.
Produced by DECODE Ent. and created by the Dan Clark Company, The Save-Ums! revolves around pint-sized action heroes who use whimsical helicopters, space ships and other cool machines to solve problems and nurture an interest in technology and critical thinking. Commissioned by Discovery’s The Learning Channel and Discovery Kids in the U.S. and by the CBC in Canada, the series can be seen around the world on ABC Australia, Five in the U.K., Canal J in France and Super RTL in Germany.
These latest home video deals follow on the heels of home entertainment licensing agreements for Franny’s Feet with Vision Video in the U.K., ABC Enterprises in Australia, C4U Ent. in Korea; Geneon signed through OLC Rights Entertainment. The Save-Ums! is available on video and DVD through Union Film Group (UFG) in France, Universal Home Video in the UK and Korea’s Wooil Sell Through.