Rai Com, the sales arm of Italian pubcaster RAI, has announced its MIPDOC and MIPTV 2019 line-up, consisting in the best products available for international distribution. These include a variety of promising children’s and animated series with international appeal.
In April, Rai Com will he heading to Cannes from Turin, where the company will have Held its traditional “Screenings” meet (April 3-6) with over 120 international buyers attending; and after MIPTV, Rai Com will head back to Turin to present the Cartoons on the Bay event (April 11-13).
Offering creative excellence in the kids & youth sector, Rai Com brings to the global entertainment market an evolving catalogue with library titles and new international acquisitions, including partner Rai Ragazzi’s newest productions for Rai YoYo and Rai Gulp.
Premiered on Rai Gulp kids’ channel in February, JAMS is a live-action TV miniseries (10 x 24’) aimed at preventing sexual harassment. Co-produced by Rai Ragazzi and Italian production company Stand by Me, the series tells the story of 11-year-old Joy, who withdraws from her friends and activities when a middle-aged family friend becomes attracted to her. The series seeks to help kids understand the risks of sexual harassment, detect when something is wrong, overcome shame and loneliness, and ask for the help of friends and adult intervention. (Rai Com: worldwide sales)
The multiplatform project Fumbles, together with its latest TV series Fumbleland (live-action/motion-capture animation 26 x 7’) is produced by Rai Ragazzi and JB Productions. An English learning and spelling property designed to engage children ages 3-10 through TV contents, games and activities set on different age targets. A wide experience of learning in an exciting and innovative way, already available on the VR platform High Fidelity. (Rai Com: worldwide sales)
The upper pre-school comedy series Woof Meow is made in Russia, produced by AA- Studio, and narrates the fun and entertaining stories of a group of puppy dogs and cats who enjoy real and imaginary games and adventures together. (Rai Com: worldwide sales)