SINGAPORE, 25 March 2021 – Award-winning content creation, distribution and licensing
studio One Animation has secured a wave of linear broadcast sales across the long-form, short-
form and seasonal specials of its beloved preschool series Oddbods and the kids’ animated
adventure comedy, Insectibles.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa has picked up seasons one and two of Oddbods’ seven-minute
long-form version and the first season of the one-minute short-form content, while for Latin
America, WarnerMedia takes the “Oddbeard’s Curse” Halloween 22-minute special for its
Boomerang and Cartoon Network kids’ channels.
In France, teleTOON+ (a Canal+ Group channel) has also added the title, as well as renewing
rights to further 22-minute seasonal specials “Party Monsters”, “The Festive Menace” and “Zee
Force Five”. Additionally, One Animation has secured new deals in partnership with distribution
agent Zoland Distribution, including: Studio N in Poland has picked up Free TV and SVOD
rights to seasons one to three of Oddbods long-form, in addition to the “The Festive Menace”,
“Zee Force Five”, “Party Monsters” and “Oddbeard’s Curse” specials; and season one of
Insectibles (52 X 11 min) has been acquired by TRO (Russia) in Tatar language, and RedHead
SARL (South Africa) for Free TV distribution.
In South-East Asia, Singapore-based distributor, Bomanbridge Media, sold season three of
Oddbods’ seven-minutes version and “The Festive Menace”, “Zee Force Five” and “Party
Monsters” specials to True Visions Group (Thailand) and Canal+ (Myanmar), while Astro
(Malaysia & Brunei) has also taken long-form season three for its Astro Ceria channel and Astro
GO VOD offering for all Astro subscribers.
Michele Schofield, SVP Content Distribution at One Animation, said: “Now more than ever,
animated comedy content is providing children with much needed-escapism and comfort.
Oddbods and Insectibles are both highly entertaining with heaps of fun and comedy, and it’s
wonderful to see new and existing broadcast partners around the world embrace this pair 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
Insectibles 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 & Gramps before it exploded. They need to find the missing pieces and fix the
Shrinkinator all while evading their enemies!