Atlantyca has announced the sale of Aeroplane Production’s The Fixies (104 x 6’) to Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. The pan-regional deal will see the series broadcast on Discovery Kids, which reaches viewers across Asia in countries such as Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
The CGI- and Flash-animated series follows the misadventures of eight-year-old Tom-Thomas and his secret friendship with Simka and Nolik, the children of the Fixie family, repair the myriad of devices inside his apartment. Each episode presents a comedic and action packed tale that centres around one of these devices. The Fixies use their knowledge, skills, and tools to solve the problem at hand, teaching Tom-Thomas how things work in the process.
Produced by Aeroplane Productions the series is distributed by Atlantyca Entertainment. The Fixies is currently sold in more than 70 countries worldwide on main broadcasters like Minimax in Eastern Europe, Canal Panda in Portugal and D-Smart in Turkey among the others. The brand’s Russian language YouTube Channel is one of the top 100 channels in the world with more than 700,000 subscribers and 570 million views.
Sarah Kwek, Manager, Programming, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said: “Discovery Kids is about igniting children’s curiosity and making learning fun. The Fixies does exactly that by combining good storytelling with the science behind how everyday devices work.”
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