Canada’s Yowza boards digital tween copro

Cloud ClubCanadian animation studio Yowza Digital has partnered with an Argentinian artist and a Paris-based scriptwriter for a new tween-skewed digital comedy series.

Yowza is working with Argentina’s Maggie Moreno Studios; author Marie Beardmore, who has a new series launching at Cartoon Forum next month; and entertainment brands company ThinkTank Emporium on Cloud Club.

The action comedy series is launcging at MIP Jr and MIPCOM in October and will follow three tween heroes that inhabit a digital world “that exists just beyond our many gadgets”. Producers say each episode will be a “journey of discovery, jeopardy, mystery and computer chaos”.

Moreno, best known as a graphic designer for international wineries, created the concept along with Beardmore, whose credits include writing for Angry Birds.

Toronto-based Yowza has produced content for the likes of Disney, Warner Bros., Universal Studioso, BBC Kids Canada, Knowledge Network, Teletoon, TVO and numerous international broadcasters.

“Technology is a ubiquitous part of our audiences lives and Yowza is excited to lead the creative team in developing a property that embraces leading edge advances in all areas, including television, gaming and online,” said Heather Walker, Yowza’s executive producer, IP development and production.

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