Wind Sun Sky Entertainment and Big Blue Bubble announced today that they have partnered to adapt the Canadian mobile gaming company’s top-selling game My Singing Monsters into a multi-media franchise starting with an animated television series and consumer products and licensing program.
Wind Sun Sky Entertainment is a Vancouver-based entertainment company led by Catherine Winder (Angry Birds, Star Wars: The Clone Wars). The film-makers behind such notable projects as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and Outcast, Robert Kirkman and David Alpert, are minority investors in the venture along with entrepreneur Jon Goldman (Greycroft).
The multiplatform entertainment company, Skybound Entertainment, will be the distributor in all territories worldwide, excluding Canada, of the animated television series. My Singing Monsters is one of several projects which Wind Sun Sky Entertainment and Skybound Entertainment are collaborating. Skybound Entertainment is behind such television hits as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and Outcast.
My Singing Monsters, released in 2012 through Big Blue Bubble, is a world-building game in which players collect and breed musical Monsters. The characters inhabit a group of lush, exotic island locales, each with its own song. The game currently boasts over 50+ million users across gaming platforms and the properties YouTube content showcases more than 250 million views.
“My Singing Monsters has all the qualities we look for in the stories we want to tell – lush, bustling worlds and engaging, dynamic characters. What is particularly exciting and unique about My Singing Monsters is the rich musical elements of this property that will inevitably speak to a global audience. We look forward to partnering with the Big Blue Bubble team to bring their characters to life in all mediums beyond the game,” said Wind Sun Sky Entertainment CEO and partner Catherine Winder.
“We are very excited to be working with Catherine and her team at Wind Sun Sky as well as the team at Skybound to expand My Singing Monsters into a multi-media franchise,” said Big Blue Bubble CEO and founder Damir Slogar. “We have been looking for the right fit to help introduce the My Singing Monsters world through other mediums and we finally have it with these partners. I know our fans will love the animated series just as much as their in-game experiences.”