Tuesday, March 9, 2010

KATZ Fun Taiwan's 3D animated cartoon

Taiwan's 3D animated cartoon "KATZ Fun" has made its debut on TV channels in the U.S. and will be broadcast there for three months in its first season, according to a manager of Bright Ideas Design (BID).

"Season one of this cartoon series, comprising 13 episodes; will be broadcast on TV channels in 17 states in the U.S.,” said Erica Lee, Manager of International Marketing with BID.

The company, including 70 members of its research and development department, has spent four years and NT$ 60 million to develop the cartoon.

"KATZ Fun" depicts a story of a mystical tiger named Katz who helps children develop their potential talents, the Central News Agency.

The characters are lovable and the story teaches positive values, adding that believes these factors were the key to attracting buyers from other countries.

In addition to the U.S., the company is in the process of reaching a final deal with buyers from Southeast Asia. Some representatives of TV channels from South Africa and Europe have also expressed their interest in the animation.

It also revealed that in Zhejiang province, China, the company has started to promote this cartoon as well.

Bright Ideas Design is a digital content development company in Taiwan. It stepped into the field of animated cartoons after cooperating with the National Palace Museum to combine art and humanities with digital technology to show the beauty of art.

In addition to making animations, the company is building a KATZ Fun amusement park in Zhejiang, China this year, which will include a theme park and movie theater.


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