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'The WotWots' Expands in Turkish and Russian Markets

Pukeko Pictures’ The WotWots Expands in Turkish and Russian Markets with a Home Textiles Deal with Zorluteks Textile

Wellington, January 29, 2014 - The WotWots from Pukeko Pictures is expanding its presence in Turkish and Russian markets following a home textiles deal with Zorluteks Textile.

The Zorlu Textiles Group is the leader of the Turkish home textiles sector with its TAÇ-branded products. The group is a leading maker of home textiles with giant manufacturing capabilities and world-famous brands including TAÇ, Linens, and Valeron. Zorlu Textile holds the home textiles licenses on dozens of famous cartoon and other characters in many countries, and controls an important share of the licensed products market as well.

The Turkey based licensee will represent the popular preschool brand’s home textiles range including bed linen, duvets, bed skirts, pillow cases, comforters, curtains, bath towels, terry cloth robes, polar fleece blankets, acrylic blankets, plush cushions, ready beds and window shades in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Turkey.

“The home textiles category is one that is extremely popular with preschoolers so we are delighted to now be offering a broad range of DottyWot and SpottyWot themed products across these territories. The WotWots brand continues to be universal in its appeal and a popular preschool choice for both children and their families,” said Andrew Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Pukeko Pictures.

The WotWots is an enchanting preschool series broadcast in over 90 territories that follows the adventures of two adorable siblings from outer space, SpottyWot and DottyWot. This delightful pair of inquiring minds have come to Earth to explore and to marvel at the extraordinary diversity of life on the blue planet. The show celebrates this joy of discovery and demonstrates the positive values that are the building blocks of a true and enduring friendship.

Season one sees SpottyWot and DottyWot come to explore planet earth in their steam-powered spaceship and arrive in the middle of a zoo. In season two, the alien siblings land on a farm and meet strange and friendly farm animals and also travel to the seashore. Encouraging the love of animals, the season celebrates the joy of discovery and the extraordinary diversity of life on the planet.

About Pukeko Pictures
Pukeko Pictures is an independent entertainment production company, focused on the development and production of excellent quality, multi-platform entertainment for a global audience. Pukeko Pictures was founded in 2008 by Sir Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Martin Baynton, and is located in Wellington, New Zealand. With a connection to the world-famous Weta Workshop (Avatar, King Kong, Lord of the Rings), Pukeko Pictures is uniquely positioned in the creation of world-leading entertainment, harnessing the best in global talent and world-class production processes.

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