Flying Bark Productions is a prolific independent producer on the international stage with a successful legacy of creating iconic animated children’s entertainment since 1968. We operate as a full-service production facility across feature films, television and a diverse range of digital content both short-form and longer-form. Our expertise is in producing projects from initial concept through to the red carpet première.
The team at Flying Bark endeavours to transform great ideas into incredible stories with a focus on developing compelling characters who translate to audiences locally and around the world. We specialise in development and pre-production and have one of the most experienced creative development teams in Australia. Our team produces original concepts and is also uniquely skilled at adapting both new and classic properties for the international market.
With 2018 bringing the anticipated international release of Maya 2 - the animated feature film sequel to the worldwide hit Maya The Bee - and the launch of the much anticipated; Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill series which will air on Channel & in Australia and many channels and platforms globally, Flying Bark’s star is well and truly shining.
The upcoming launch of our first live action TV series, Oh Yuck! is set to rocket Flying Bark into our next great adventure; into the wonderfully rich world of live-action production!
Flying Bark is part of the well renowned, Belgian owned Studio 100 media group, which is the largest independent family entertainment company in Europe. As a global group, the company enjoys great success in exploiting international brands and has recently welcomed media production and brand management power-house M4E into the Studio 100 family.
Studio 100 maintains a broad involvement in entertainment enterprise from content creation (live action, live shows and animation), to international distribution of television and feature films as well as far reaching licensing and merchandising campaigns. The group owns 6 theme parks across Benelux and Germany.
Our dynamic studio space is located in Sydney, Australia, nestled in between the cultural hub of Newtown and the sprawling greens of Sydney University. We are a full-service space, equipped to produce both 2D and 3D animation as well as live action shoots. Our studio houses stereoscopic facilities, editing suites, art and design, story, animation, look development and experienced production departments. Flying Bark is also now working on short and long form service projects for international companies.
But what really floats our boat? Turning ideas into stories is what we love and bringing those stories to life is our daily dose of magic. We believe that animation has a unique ability to free a child’s imagination and create magical moments, those moments become memories and those memories last a life time. We are in the business of creating those memories.
Our team is built from the innovative kids who drew on walls, talked too much and daydreamed in class so naturally, we couldn’t be happier! Cultivating a uniquely collaborative and inclusive atmosphere, our multidisciplinary crew is singularly driven by a love of story and adventure. When the going gets tough, the Barkers get creative! Our team is our greatest strength.