By Allison Watkinson
Buzzing Bee Media and Bixbee are launching a new animated childrens’ series called Bixbee and The Beekeepers with the Lunchbox Labs studio.
“At Bixbee, we understand that imagination is the foundation of achievement and creation, and we are committed to inspiring the new generation to develop ways of integrating technology and Earth in symbiotic ways,” said Buzzing Bee Media CEO, Lu Garcia. “We can’t wait to dive into this new entertainment medium and explore a side of Bixbee that the fans have not yet experienced.
” As with all Bixbee products, this series remains dedicated to nurturing imagination, fostering playfulness, and supporting access to education.”
The upcoming Bixbee and the Beekeepers TV show will include a multi-level licensing program with in-series product promotion opportunities.
Each main character will be wearing a branded Bixbee backpack and other accessories that will be available for purchase in real life.
Additional licensing opportunities are available for products such as Bixbee and the Beekeepers action figures and collectible toys.
Bixbee and the Beekeepers is an action-adventure series that follows a team of preteen human agents who are on a global mission to protect Earth from the contaminating plots of Queen Bee Evilise and her Agents of VIRUS.
Set to premiere on YouTube in 2024, Bixbee and The Beekeepers is intended to promote multiculturalism, empathy, environmentalism and tech safety for children over the age of five.
“Creativity is the backbone of animation, and that is what makes this innovative partnership with Lu and Bixbee so successful,” said Lunchbox Labs CD, John-Marc Khayat. “Lu’s passion helps us provide children with an unparalleled combination of a thrilling, crusading adventure along with an educational exploration. We are setting a new benchmark for a captivating series on YouTube and beyond.”
Each episode will feature photos from the actual locations where the story is set, with complimentary lessons about the specific region’s ecosystem and culture.
The series will also include an original musical score and an ending credits pop song for every new episode.
Buzzing Bee Media is a global company that offers brand management and product development services for entertainment brands, while Bixbee is a subsidiary of Buzzing Bee Media and a certified benefit corporation that primarily creates durable backpacks for children.
For every Bixbee branded backpack purchased, the company donates one school bag filled with supplies to a child in need.
In advance of the premier, Buzzing Bee Media has released an official teaser trailer for the Bixbee and the Beekeepers series that showcases its animation style and photo-digital constructs.
Lunchbox Labs is an entertainment studio specializing in animation, branded content, web3, and more.