Sep 16, 2014
Jetpack Distribution, the sales outfit created by partners Samka Productions, Nerdcorps Entertainment and Gardiner Entertainment, announced today that they will be representing the TV and Licensing rights in CEEMEA for Guru Studio’s hit pre-school show, Justin Time

The deal sees Jetpack, distributing Justin Time (52 x 11’) across Central Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa. The first two series have been aired on some of the top kids broadcast platforms worldwide and Guru Studio currently have a third series in development.

Produced by award-winning Guru Studio, Justin Time centres on the the adventures of Justin and his best friends Olive and Squidgy, as they set off on fantastical adventures throughout time, told from every corner of the world! Through the colourful lens of history, the series’ inspiring and playful stories prove that friendship, adventure and fun are timeless.

Launched at Annecy 2014 and helmed by ex-Disney TV executive, Jetpack Distribution is comprised of a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids-TV experts with a global reach. The founders’ industry knowledge and diverse backgrounds give them a unique understanding of producers’ needs in today’s market.

Dominic Gardiner, CEO of Jetpack said of the deal, “With over ten industry award nods under its belt, Justin Time is a fantastic franchise and a series whose growth we have followed with interest since it launched. Justin Time fits perfectly with Jetpack’s purpose and expertise – to source quality content, with strong production values from highly talented global producers such as Guru, who create animated series for some of the world’s top broadcasters.”

Mary Bredin, EVP of Content, Guru Studio, commented, “At a time when much of the market is dominated by conglomerates, we really appreciate and enjoy working with like-minded and visionary companies like Jetpack. We’re sure Dominic and his team will bring the right independent spirit to building the Justin Time brand in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”