ONE ANIMATION RACKS UP GLOBAL VOD DEALS
SINGAPORE, 20 April 2021 – Award-winning content creation, distribution and licensing studio
One Animation has secured new deals with global and local VOD platforms across its portfolio
of CG-animated series including the short-form, long-form and seasonal specials of Oddbods,
as well as Insectibles (52×11’), Rob the Robot (104×11’) and Antiks (80×2’).
In the US, Oddbods, Insectibles, Antiks, and Rob the Robot will make their debut on age-
appropriate kids’ streaming services, Ameba TV, BatteryPop, and Common Sense Networks’
Sensical, launching in Q2 this year. Additionally, on a global basis, Safe Streaming™ AVOD
channel Kidoodle.TV, Roku, and Happykids TV are each adding new Oddbods and Antiks
short-form with the addition of season three and season two, respectively.
In EMEA, One Animation has inked a number of deals for Oddbods’ long-form series and
seasonal specials with: TFOUMax (France) for season two and ‘Party Monsters’, ‘The Festive
Menace’ and ‘Zee Force Five’ specials; TV Nova and its video and streaming platform Voyo
(Czech Republic & Slovakia) for season one of the seven-minute long-form series; and
Vodafone (Greece) for long-form seasons one and two, as well as ‘Party Monsters’, ‘The
Festive Menace’, ‘Zee Force Five’ and ‘Oddbeard’s Curse’ specials.
For Middle East and North Africa, MENA Mobile has picked up the Arabic version of Insectibles
Additionally, Netflix has renewed Oddbods long-form season two for South East Asia and
Japan, while SVOD service, FPT (Vietnam) has licensed Oddbods short-form seasons one-
three, and Mola TV (Indonesia) adds Insectibles season one and Rob the Robot seasons one
and two to their service. In Russia, Yandex-owned KinoPoisk has picked up Oddbods long-
form, short-form seasons one-three, and ‘Party Monsters’, ‘The Festive Menace’ and ‘Zee Force
Five’ specials, as well as Antiks season one.
Michele Schofield, SVP Content Distribution at One Animation, said: “We’ve seen a real growth
for our content amongst VOD platforms and we’re delighted to be working with so many new
and existing partners. Our series are created with real heart, humour and positivity, which will
always resonate with children and their families no matter where they are in the world.
Oddbods, Antiks, Insectibles and Rob the Robot are ideal examples of this approach, and
our robust and growing line-up of platforms is testament to the audience-building firepower of
Oddbods is a globally loved, three-time Emmy Award-nominated, non-dialogue comedy
featuring seven adorable, highly unique pals. Together, despite their differences, they survive
the perils of everyday life, unintentionally turning ordinary situations into unexpected,
extraordinary, and always humorous events. The quirky but totally charming Oddbods
celebrate individuality in a funny, warm and unexpected way. After all, there’s a little odd in
Antiks is a minimal-dialogue, slapstick comedy for kids aged 3-9 years and follows two sibling
ants, Joey and Boo. With an appetite for food, mischief and minuscule levels of mass-
destruction, nothing escapes their beady little eyes.
Targeting kids aged 6-9 years, Insectibles is a comedy adventure series which follows the
adventures of Zak, Gramps, and three bio-mechanically enhanced insects as they search for
the missing pieces of the ‘Shrinkinator’ – the crazy invention that shrunk Zak and Gramps before
it exploded. They need to find the missing pieces and fix the Shrinkinator all while evading their
Educational adventure series Rob the Robot targets kids aged 3-5 years and sees Rob and his
friends, Orbit, Ema, T.K., and Squeak, take adventures across the many amazing planets in the
Robot Galaxy, a fantastical world of fun and imagination. Each mission requires the help or
involvement of his friends and their unique abilities, be it T.K.’s logical thinking or Ema’s
language and early reading knowledge.