Creative Media Partners, a full-service media company founded by former KidsCo chief and Walt Disney Co. senior exec Paul Robinson, has launched its first title: Sindbad & The 7 Galaxies (26 x 11). The HD CG comedy series for kids six to 11 was created by Raja Masilamani, creative director for both CMP and KidsCo. The series relates the intergalactic adventures of Sindbad, an extraterrestrial who lives on Earth disguised as a 14-year-old boy.
Sindbad has already picked up a few key broadcast partners. signing deals with free-to-air service MBC3 in the Middle East, Sun TV in India and Nigeria’s free-to-air Be.Television. Munich-based Your Family Entertainment handles worldwide distribution excluding Asia, which is covered by Hong Kong outfit Lightning International.
Sindbad & The 7 Galaxies follows Sindbad and his friends on action packed after school adventures as they travel the galaxy saving distant worlds from imminent disaster, having fun in the process. Their quests are aided by Sindbad’s special powers and the secret spaceship in his basement. Each story has an environmental theme and problems are solved without violence.
New Zealand’s Huhu Studios handles production, with animation delivered by studios in Taiwan and Beijing.