CBeebies in tune with Lah-Lah’s Adventures

By David Knox on July 11, 2013 / Filed Under Pay TV 0

2013-07-11_1148CBeebies has commissioned a new pre-school series featuring Australian children’s band Lah-Lah, as a co-production with Canada.

Stella Projects in Australia and Bardel Entertainment in Canada will co-produce Lah-Lah’s Adventures, which will also get a run on the Seven Network.

Lah-Lah’s Adventures follows the exploits of lead singer Lah-Lah and band members Buzz and Lola, Squeezy Sneezy, Tom Tom and Mister Saxophone. Combining live action with animated backdrops, the band introduces kids to an inspiring world of music and instruments of all shapes and sizes.

The series (26 x 12’), created by Tina Harris, Mark Harris and Deb Ryan is filmed in Sydney, Australia, with the animation produced at Bardel’s studio facilities in Vancouver, Canada. Executive producers are Grahame Grassby for Stella Projects and Delna Bhesania, Frank Saperstein and Leonard Terhoch for Bardel Entertainment. Bardel Distribution has been appointed the global TV and home video distributor and Stella Licensing has been appointed as the global master licensing agent.

“We are thrilled to be partnered with Stella Projects on Lah-Lah’s Adventures, a fantastical series introducing children to the magical world of music through engaging storylines and comedy” said Delna Bhesania, CEO of Bardel.

“The marriage of the live action being filmed in Sydney with the animated world being created in Vancouver makes this a very exciting project and we are delighted to be co-producing in Vancouver with such a quality animation studio as Bardel” commented Grahame Grassby, Managing Director, Stella Projects.

Deirdre Brennan, Director of Content, BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand said: “Lah-Lah has been delighting kids in Australia with their lively, engaging and educational performances. I’m pleased that CBeebies is able to showcase these talented Australian musicians, from the stage of the Sydney Opera House to a worldwide audience through our CBeebies global channels.”

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