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19th September 2013

DHX Media Secures International Distribution Rights For Hank Zipzer

dhx mediaDHX Media and Walker Productions, a global division of the Walker Books Group, have won a CBBC commission for Hank Zipzer, which is to be produced by the UK’s Kindle Entertainment, DHX Media will handle international sales for this children’s show which will air on CBBC early next year. Hank Zipzer will feature multi-award winning actor Henry ‘The Fonz’ Winkler and is inspired by the book series Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever, written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver and published by Walker Books.

Steven DeNure, President and COO at DHX Media, said: “There is a wealth of creative talent behind this show – our first collaboration with Walker Productions and Kindle Entertainment – and this promises to bring Henry’s vision to the screen in all its comedic glory.”

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Executive producers on the series are Helen McAleer (Walker Productions), Sue Nott (CBBC), Anne Brogan (Kindle Entertainment) and Hugo Heppell (Screen Yorkshire).

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 7:32 am and is filed under Animation, Business News, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    12:33 am on September 19th, 2013

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