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BLE 2016: Bento Box debuts new family division, Sutikki

New firm will handle the licensing programme for the latest show from Andrew Davenport, the creator of In the Night Garden.
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Bento Box Entertainment has debuted its a new kids and family division, Sutikki.

Teaming up with Andrew Davenport, co-creator of Teletubbies and creator of In the Night Garden, and his production company Foundling Bird, Sutikki will be the primary production partner and global commercial product licensor for Davenport's next series for young children, due to be announced shortly.

Irene Weibel and Andrew Kerr will head up Sutikki.

"Andrew Davenport has had a storied career as one of the world’s most prolific creators of innovative and popular pre-school content, and he is the ideal creative talent for us to partner with as we establish ourselves in the kids marketplace globally,” said Bento Box co-founder and CEO Scott Greenberg.

“This creative relationship, coupled with the leadership of Irene and Andrew, two of the industry’s most talented and respected executives, will make us a formidable player in this space.”

Davenport added: “I am thrilled to be setting out in a new partnership with Sutikki – which amounts to a new journey with old friends. I look forward to announcing a significant new project in the very near future.”

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