CCI Secures Funding for Harry Website

TORONTO, August 21: The Broad Bell Broadcast and New Media
Fund will cover the costs of CCI Digital’s companion site for the preschool
series Harry and his Bucket Full of Dinosaurs.

In making the announcement, Arnie Zipursky, the co-chair of CCI Entertainment, noted, “As Harry
and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs
continues to become recognized as a
global brand by way of continued television, print publishing and merchandising
exposure, we are pleased we can now extend the Harry experience into an
interactive broadband platform.”

The Harry website, which allows kids to create up to 240
mini-games, is the third project spearheaded by CCI’s new digital division to
receive Bell funding. The first,, is based on the popular
YTV ghost-hunting reality series. And supports the new CGI
series debuting on YTV this fall.

CCI Digital is also developing several other new projects,
including Bangs and the Tank, a
multiplatform sports brand aimed at tweens. “We are building strategic
partnerships within the digital community, and are looking for innovative ways
to build on existing technology,” said Chris Gudgeon, the creative director of
CCI Digital.