FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12th, 2020
LONDON, UK, May 12th, 2020 / Azoomee, the kids’ media company creating safe, positive screen time on all streaming platforms and mobile devices, has today signed a deal with ZDF Enterprises to bring Ziggy and the Zootram to its roster of shows.
This colourful 3D series for upper preschoolers is about a group of animals who live in a small zoo and who have a very special secret… they all travel to a remote island each night! Every time they head outside of the zoo, something unexpected happens that turns the journey into a hilarious adventure! Kids will love the comedy in the secret identities and surprising discoveries the animal friends make every time they leave the zoo.
“This series role models friendship, self belief and resourcefulness as the animals support each other throughout their daily lives,” said Luca Fiore, Head of Content at Azoomee. “No matter what these characters face, they can get through it with teamwork and positive attitudes.”
“Ziggy and the Zootram is such a sweet series! It is wonderful to see it launching on Azoomee,” said Katharina Pietzsch, Director of ZDFE Junior and ZDF Enterprises. “We are convinced that the fun adventures of Ziggy and his animal friends will entertain Azoomee’s audiences – both children as well as their families, and will brighten up their days.”
Kids will be delighted by the double lives of Ziggy the Australian freshwater crocodile and his friends Miss Emily the elephant, Lionel the lion, and others, who put on clothes and talk when they stop pretending to be regular zoo animals. With episodes exploring themes like bravery, popularity, competition, confidence, perseverance and more, this show is as educational as it is entertaining.
Season 1 of Ziggy and the Zootram is available alongside thousands of TV episodes, videos and tutorials on Azoomee, in addition to more than 300 games and interactive activities.
Azoomee is a global media company and app development studio focused on engaging entertainment applications for kids. Available across connected devices and platforms, Azoomee offers a vast library of inspiring and imaginative TV shows that foster curiosity and wonder in kids.
BAFTA-nominated and winner of multiple awards, the Azoomee app delivers a unique selection of action-packed games, brain teasers, puzzles and creative activities, so kids can build their imaginations and sense of wonder. Everything’s handpicked so kids are safe to explore.
Azoomee is loved by children worldwide and can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Google Play store, and found on connected TVs and via our partnerships with Amazon, O2, Vodafone, as well as many other platforms around the world.
Visit www.azoomee.com to learn more. Awesome begins with Azoomee!
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ABOUT ZDF ENTERPRISES
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. Bound into a strong group of 16 subsidiaries and affiliated companies, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. ZDF Enterprises provides a comprehensive, full-service offering and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful content, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV and VOD licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.
Contact: Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.zdf-enterprises.de