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About project

  • Genre: edutainment
  • Format: CGI and 2D
  • Number of episodes: 156
  • Episode’s length: 6 min
  • Audience: boys and girls 4-8, family co-viewing
  • Author: Alexnader Tatarsky
  • General Producer: Ilya Popov
  • Producer: Georgy Vasiliev, Michael Mennies, Ilya Popov
  • Production: Aeroplane Productions

An instant TV hit since its premier in 2010 on Russia’s “Good Night, Kids!” Aeroplane Production’s “The Fixies” has grown year after year, not only as one of Russia’s biggest animated brands of all time, but as an international hit sold into over 90+ countries. The edutainment brand for boys and girls 4-8 boasts 156 completed episodes with 52 more currently in production, 2 feature films, a robust licensing and publishing program, live stage shows and more. The show has more than 15 billion online views around the world with more than 2 million views/day on its English YouTube channel which is managed by Wildbrain.

Synopsis

“The Fixies” follows the misadventures of Tom Thomas and his friendship with Simka, Nolik and their Fixies classmates. Simka and Nolik are the children of the tiny Fixie family that secretly lives in his apartment fixing the multitude of machines and gadgets all around them. Luckily the Fixies have the knowledge, skills, and tools to figure out a problem and solve it in this funny and educational series about how things work.


More than
30 000
broadcasts on TV
1 mln
of viewers at New Year “Fixie shows”
broaddcasts in
90
countries of the world
20 mln
mobile applications downloads
The brand recognition rate among the target audience is close to
100%
A highest
loyalty level
among parents
more than
3000
licensed products with “The Fixies” brand
More than
3 bln
of views on official YouTube channel

Translations

Interesting facts

01
A famous Russian animation director, Alexander Tatarsky (“Plasticine Crow”, “Last Year’s Snow Falling”) suggested using Eduard Uspensky’s story “Little guarantee people” as a basis for a new animation series.
02
The world “Fixie” is coined from two English words: “pixie” and “to fix”.
03
The Fixies’ sign was drawn and registered even before the characters were created.
04
The artists have been working on the images of the Fixies for several years, when Yury Pronin, the artistic director, suggested that they should be able to turn into small screws to hide from the humans and made the characters’ shape resemble them.
05
The actress Larissa Brochman is voicing several characters in the series: Simka, Digit, Tom Thomas’s Mom and sometimes the dog Chewsocka.
06
The songs, which the Fixies like are called “Fixie Ditties”. There are more than 30 songs included in “Fixie Ditties” compilation.
For more information on cooperation with the Fixies brand, please contact our licensing department (812) 777-77-88, or write at international@riki-group.com
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