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27/02/2008

'Captain Mack' Goes Worldwide

Leading distributor Granada International (GI) has acquired worldwide distribution rights (excluding UK DVD) to the brand new children's live action series 'Captain Mack' produced by Fireback Entertainment.
The series, which was commissioned by CITV, will be launched by Granada International at MIPTV in April.
Emmanuelle Namiech, Director of Acquisitions and Co-Productions at Granada International commented: "We are always looking for fresh and engaging new programmes for young viewers and Captain Mack certainly fits the bill - it is different and quirky with huge charm. "We're certain that it will be a hit with international kids buyers down in Cannes. We're also very excited to be working with John Bullivant and his team at Fireback," he said.
Captain Mack (52 x 11 minutes) is a vibrant new show combining exciting live action with animation.
Aimed at young viewers aged three to six, the Captain's world is full of bright colours, larger-than-life characters and a generous sprinkling of CGI effects.
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