44 Cats Launches as the First Bardel/Rainbow Collaboration
Oct 6 2017

44 Cats is a brand-new preschool property for boys and girls and it marks the first collaboration between Bardel and its parent company Rainbow S.r.l. In 2015, Bardel was acquired by Rainbow Group, one of the largest animation studios and licensors in the world, employing over 1000 people. The company is headquartered in Italy, with subsidiaries in Moscow, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The CGI preschool property 44 Cats features musical elements and teaches kids about friendship and altruism. 44 Cats has 52 x 11 min episodes. This creative collaboration spans across three studios and two continents, while sharing all stages of production and forging creative solutions together.

Press coverage

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Ashley Evans

Community & Communications Manager

Ashley is the Community & Communications Manager at Bardel, and she is also an actress who has been artistically murdered in many short films, including being drowned in a toilet by a baby.