Sparky Animation's Dinosaur Train Launches in China with partner, Bytedance Technology. Dinosaur Train is an Emmy award-nominated Children's animated series.
Online PR News – 24-February-2020 – Singapore & China – Singapore, China, Beijing – If a spark could light an entire forest, an entire generation of children in China will be thrilled and lit with the premiere launch of critically acclaimed Children’s animated series, “Dinosaur Train” in China.
Dinosaur Train is a much-loved multiple award-winning, 10 year-long children’s animated series that is already into its fifth season in the US, ever since its inaugural debut on PBS KIDS in September 2009. The series has consistently been ranked as one of the top pre-school shows and currently airs daily on PBS KIDS, the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel, and PBS KIDS digital platforms. It is by far, the highest-rated preschooler program in PBS’s television history.
Dinosaur Train is a highly celebrated collaboration between The Jim Henson Company and Singapore's Sparky Animation studios. Sparky Animation co-produces and co-directs Dinosaur Train together with The Jim Henson Company.
Partnership with ByteDance, Dinosaur Train Seasons 2 to 5
Children the world over have always been fascinated with dinosaurs and with this critical partnership with Beijing based company, ByteDance Technology, this will catapult the series to greater heights.
Already a legend in China and having proven its capability in delivering entertainment through digital technology across borders and different cultures, Dinosaur Train can finally make greater strides in the second-largest consumer market in the world, after the US. ByteDance is the operator of the globally successful video app, Tiktok and has IPTV, broadcasting platforms and capabilities in China. Dinosaur Train rights for Seasons 2 to 5 were bought from Beijing based intellectual property rights company, CAWRO Digital Technology Co., Ltd. under license from Sparky Animation Pte. Ltd.
About Sparky Animation studios
The company has collaborated with internationally acclaim producers worldwide and has invested, co-directed and co-produced several notable animation series including Dinosaur Train, Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave, Jack, Fleabag Monkeyface, One Stormy Night and Mr Moon.
Sparky Animation has also proven to be highly efficient and competent in delivering large scale outsourced animation projects such as Doc McStuffins, Motown Magic, Bill & Tony, Miraculous Ladybug, Freej, Henry Hugglemonsters, Tobot V, Mandoos, Siraj, just to name a few.
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