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Breakthrough Animation to celebrate 5th anniversary at Mipcom

MUMBAI: Breakthrough Animation will be celebrating its five year of completion at Mipcom this year. Breakthrough Animation specializes in developing and producing animated programming for young audiences. It has created Atomic Betty, Captain Flamingo and Miss BG, among others.

Breakthrough Animation executive producer and managing partner Kevin Gillis said, "We are extremely pleased with the progress Breakthrough Animation has made in just five short years. Our initial vision was to develop a company where creative individuals could come together to make fresh, memorable animated programming that would have annuity value."

"The popularity of our trademark properties like Atomic Betty and Captain Flamingo is a testament to our creative team‘s dedication to delivering a world class animation experience for viewers. We are thankful for the extremely supportive relationships we have enjoyed both with our Canadian broadcasters and our broadcast and production partners worldwide. We look forward to many more years of working with all of them," Gillis added.

Jetix Europe Senior Vice President of Programming Marc Buhaj said, "We always enjoy working with the entire Breakthrough team. They are a fresh, fun studio who creates standout characters. From Atomic Betty to Captain Flamingo and next with Jimmy Two Shoes - Breakthrough Animation are creating truly global shows and brands that stand out in the crowded market place."

Atomic Betty and Captain Flamingo have been sold in over 100 countries. Miss BG‘s 104 11 minute episodes and 44 minutes of multiplatform content have been licensed to Qubo in the U.S. Breakthrough Animation‘s track-record for developing noteworthy animated television.The company has received a number of notable honors, including several Gemini nominations, a BAFTA nomination, The Actra Award and The New York Television Film Festival Award.

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