Galleon Entertainment takes 'Sokator-42' to Mipcom


MUMBAI: Galleon Entertainment, the UK-based intellectual property owner, developer and manager, is taking its all-new repositioned multiplatform animated comedy adventure series, Sokator-442 to Mipcom 2007.

The 26 x half hours animated soccer adventure series is available to international buyers at this year‘s market for online, mobile and TV broadcast deals, it was announced by Galleon Holdings plc CEO Stephen Green.

"Sokator-442 is poised to become the next soccer YouTube for Kids," said Green. "This is a unique opportunity to create a global online community for children that is safe and teach them about soccer in a fun and engaging way."

Sokator-442 is a multiplatform animated comedy adventure TV series aimed at boys and girls aged 6-11. The show has an online website where kids can upload their soccer skills footage and compare it with other kids from around the globe.

Galleon Holdings plc MD Len Dunne added,"Sokator-442 at its heart has an amazing fantasy that we are bringing to life through an animated TV series combined with a content-rich online site and outreach programme. We have applied our learning from Apollo‘s Pad, our multiplatform young adult music meets comedy property that we developed with Sony BMG, to Sokator-442 and the results are blowaway."

Sokator-442 (26 x half hours) follows the adventures of a brother and sister from earth who are transported to Sokator-442, a planet where ancient forms of soccer are played and used to settle differences between species. The siblings have to unite a team of alien misfits to compete against the master teams to save their homeland from destruction.

The multiplatform animated property was created by Len Dunne and Stephen Green of Galleon Entertainment. It is being produced by UK-based Zoo Films whose production team‘s credits include 101 Dalmatians, Family Guy, Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys. The art direction is supervised by Canada-based Copernicus Studios while Bob Thompson of London-based Good Story Productions.

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