Musti Celebrates 45th Birthday with Oznoz
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Musti turns 45 this year and to celebrate, the iconic Belgian cat is debuting in five languages on Oznoz.
Fran Uyttendaele, the CEO of ER Productions says, “It is a great occasion to celebrate Musti as exactly 45 years ago Musti came to life in Belgium. This is the first project of this size that we launch in the US and Canada. We are proud to debut on Oznoz as we believe the platform brings high quality preschool series to their audiences with the advantage of offering multiple languages.”
Oznoz, the new online channel for bilingual kids, is introducing Musti to North American audiences in English, French, Dutch, Italian and Spanish
“I am so excited about bringing Musti to a whole new generation of kids, especially those who are bilingual or learning a new language. I grew up watching Musti in French and am a huge fan. The simple messaging of Musti will reinforce basic daily vocabulary for bilinguals,” said Shabnam Rezaei, President of Oznoz.
The animated kitten has a long history of entertaining kids all over the world by helping them solve every day problems. Created in 1969 by Ray Goossens, the iconic brand has been seen in books, and on television. The latest release is in 3D.
The Musti series joins a long line of classic preschool shows that are on Oznoz already such as Elmo’s World, Super Why and Babar in languages like English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Persian, Chinese, German and more. The latest Musti shows are available on Oznoz Video for streaming and can also be downloaded via the Oznoz iPad app.
Oznoz.com provides “stuff for bilingual kids” including cartoons and books in eleven languages. Current offerings are in Arabic, English, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, French, German, Korean, Spanish and Hindi. Popular titles include Elmo’s World, Bob The Builder, Angelina Ballerina, Babar, Super Why, 1001 Nights and Thomas The Tank Engine. Oznoz features a multitude of bilingual books with famous titles like “Dear Zoo”, “Wheels on the Bus” and “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” The channel covers ages 0-14 and includes animation, live-action, stop motion and much more. The Oznoz iPad app allows kids to watch videos on the go. Oznoz was founded by Aly Jetha and Shabnam Rezaei, a husband and wife team who also started Big Bad Boo, an animation studio that has been producing culturally rich, educational TV series such as Mixed Nutz and 1001 Nights.
About ER Productions
ER Productions is a licensing company based in Belgium. They are the exclusive license holder of the Musti Character. Since ER Productions-Paradiso TV acquired the rights to the series, Musti has been brought right up to date with a new 3D series which has new story ideas and fresh colors.
Media Contact: Nina Gabriadze, Oznoz Entertainment, 2129608980, firstname.lastname@example.org
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