PR: Three Delivery Fans Warm Up with Webisodes This Winter
Three Delivery Fans Warm Up with Webisodes this Winter
Animation Collective Expands Three Delivery Website to Include Exclusive Webisodes and Online Activities for Kids
NEW YORK – December 5, 2008 – New York-based independent producer Animation Collective today announced the debut of eleven exclusive webisodes released in conjunction with their original show Three Delivery, which currently airs on Nicktoons Network. As part of a multiplatform strategy for the series, the 1.5 minute webisodes will roll out each week through the month of December on www.ThreeDelivery.com. A new webisode will be posted each Friday beginning December 5th through January 2nd, 2009.
In addition to the webisodes, the official Three Delivery website will also offer several new features to keep kids busy during the holidays. Crafty users can create paper Chinese lanterns, character models and fortune-tellers, as well as download Kung Fu lesson sheets. Visitors looking to gauge their luck for the New Year will be able to enjoy the “Magic Fate Bowl” fortune-telling game, as well as a fortune creator that allows you to send a customized fortune cookie to friends by email.
“We are thrilled about how Three Delivery is performing on television and we are uniquely fortunate to have the resources to be able to extend the experience for kids beyond TV allowing them to interact with the series in new ways and experience stories and characters that they are growing to love,” said Larry Schwarz , the show’s creator and CEO of Animation Collective.
A modern-day superhero tale packed with martial arts, high-speed bike races, paranormal mystery and kid-relatable comedy, Three Delivery follows three Kung Fu fighting teens as they strive to balance studying, delivering food for Wu’s Garden Chinese restaurant and protecting ancient Chinese recipes from the evil Kong Li. The series, a co-venture with Canada ‘s Fatkat Studios produced in association with YTV, airs regularly on Nicktoons Network with premieres Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. (ET). The show also airs on Canal+ Family in France and is set to debut in early 2009 on YTV and SRC in Canada , BBC in the UK , and Nickelodeon Australia .
About Animation Collective
One of the U.S. ‘s leading independent creators of children’s entertainment, Animation Collective has original content in more than eighty countries and in over fifteen languages on platforms including television, broadband, wireless, books, games and consumer products. Proprietary productions include: Kappa Mikey, MTVN and Nickelodeon’s first global acquisition for Nicktoons Network and Nickelodeon; Three Delivery for Nicktoons Network, YTV, Canal+ Family, Nickelodeon Australia, and the BBC; Thumb Wrestling Federation: TWF for Cartoon Network in the U.S., Asia, Australia and Spain, YTV and the BBC; and Ellen’s Acres for Cartoon Network, Al Jazeera and ABC TV Australia. Work-for-hire productions include Speed Racer: The Next Generation for Nicktoons Network and Lionsgate Entertainment; and The Incredible Crash Dummies for 4KidsTV. Animation Collective is the largest provider of original content for KOL, America Online’s kids channel and Red, its teen channel. At its three studios in midtown Manhattan , Animation Collective employs over one hundred artists, animators, and producers. Larry Schwarz , the company’s founder and CEO, is the creator and executive producer of all its original series.