The musical dance jamboree series will be produced on Dark Slope’s warehouse-scale motion capture stage using the studio’s proprietary virtual production pipeline
11 February 2022 (TORONTO, ON) – Dark Slope, the Toronto-based virtual production and metaverse gaming company, today announces the return of BABBLE BOP!, the hit sing-along and dance-along extravaganza on Peacock, NBC Universal’s streaming service. The series was greenlit a month after the first season wrapped, signalling the show’s popularity with preschoolers.
With music at the heart of BABBLE BOP!, each episode will be constructed around a simple and danceable preschool song, either original or a new take on a beloved nursery rhyme or traditional song. This inclusive short-form series is intended for social and emotional learning for preschool age children.
“The response to our kids programming has been significant. We’re excited to double our animated kids programming slate and as a part of that investment, further the stories we were introduced to in season one of BABBLE BOP!” Kristofer Updike, Vice President, Kids Development, NBC Universal.
“There is no greater compliment than a season two greenlight so soon after the first season wraps. We’re excited to take the stories further and explore even more efficient production techniques utilising our proprietary pipeline of virtual production tools supported by real time animation in unreal engine.” Dan Fill, President, Dark Slope.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Executive Producers: Dan Fill and Raja Khanna
Producer: Christine Thompson
First Director: Tim D.P. Thompson
Directors: Luke Jurevicius and Damien Dornford
Writer: Katherine Stanford
Produced By: Dark Slope
Format: Musical, 84 x two-and-a-half-minute original and nursery rhyme songs as well as 7 x 30 minutes
ABOUT DARK SLOPE
Since 2018, Dark Slope has helped define new categories of entertainment using spatial computing and virtual production technologies. Dark Slope integrates VR and immersive technologies into reality television to create and produce a new genre of “Hyper Reality” television series. The company is also a leader in virtual production-driven real-time animated content, at-home VR games, entertainment center VR spectacles and immersive worlds. Dark Slope Studios leverages its warehouse-scale virtual production stage with its proprietary pipeline, tools, workflows and game-engine technology to bring world-class creative properties to life. Based in Toronto, and with a global workforce, Dark Slope is reimagining the future of entertainment. Visit https://darkslope.com/ to learn more.
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