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Disney takes non-verbal toon for Asia-Pac

Kids-logo-460_2Sunny Bunnies Disney Channels Australia & New Zealand and Portugal’s Canal Panda have bought non-dialogue animated series Sunny Bunnies from distributor I.M Media.

Disney Junior Australia, New Zealand and southeast Asia will all get the series, launching in 16 territories in August.

Cable channel Canal Panda has licensed the show for Portugal and the PALOP territories (Portuguese-speaking Africa) of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Equatorial Guinea.

Sunny Bunnies comes from Belarus-based producer Digital Light Studio and was for Disney Channel in Russia and the CIS territories. It follows five beaming ball creatures that can appear anywhere there is a source of light.

“We are excited to have this fun and adventurous animated series on our schedule, delighting and exciting our local audience,” said Disney Channels Australia & New Zealand head of programming Joel Williams.