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Distributor Jetpack lifts off

A new kids distribution company headed up by former Disney UK programming boss Dominic Gardiner has launched at Annecy this week.

Dominic GardinerJetpack Distribution is the result of a partnership between Canada’s Nerd Corps Entertainment, France’s Samka Productions, and Gardiner Entertainment.

Gardiner will be CEO, having previously been acting head of children’s channels at UK pay channel operator CSC Media.

Jetpack’s programming offer includes Nerd Corps and Samka series such as Jamie’s Got Tentacles, Endangered SpeciesSlugterra and League of Super Evil. It is seeking international rights to programming from other producers.