BKN New Media Ltd, a animation company engaged in the production and distribution of animated children’s television programmes and related consumer products, unveiled two of it’s new animated TV series, Zorro – Generation Z and Dork Hunters from Outer Space at Mipcom 2006.
As announced by BKN Group CEO Allen Bohbot, Zorro – Generation Z is an animated action adventure series, while Dork Hunters from Outer Space is an animated action comedy series.
BKN will be handling all TV and DVD distribution as well as merchandising and licensing rights worldwide. BKN is planning a strong marketing and advertising campaign for the brand targeting the trade and consumers for this major launch supported in part by toys, videogames and on-line activities, informs an official release.
Zorro – Generation Z, is co-produced by BKN New Media Ltd (UK) and BKN New Media (Spain), sets Zorro in the present with modern-day themed adventures in a fast-paced format. Diego de la Vega is a descendant of Zorro’s past who has a reason once again to pick up the mantle when the city of his birth grows increasingly corrupt. Zorro fights crime on a cool black motorcycle called the Tornado-Z. His crime fighting tools include a Z-Pod, Z-Phone and other surprises befitting of a modern day hero. Expect new renditions of established Zorro characters along with some new additions, including a fellow female freshman, The Scarlet Whip, who also rides the night in a scarlet cape. The melding of an historic legend with powers, high tech gadgetry and vehicles of the modern-day super-hero as the all new El Zorro rides again, adds the release.
The Dork Hunters from Outer Space has been produced by BKN International AG, follows the adventures of Mac, Nikki , Romeo, and their earthbound friends Eddie and Angie, as they take on the nastiest, interplanetary villains ever to hide out on Planet Earth – The Dorks.