C3 Entertainment Licenses Bare Tree Media to Launch “The Three Stooges” Mobile Content for iOS and Android
New digital entertainment company Bare Tree Media has teamed up with C3 Entertainment to expand The Three Stooges® legacy across digital entertainment platforms. Under a new licensing agreement, Bare Tree Media has been granted global digital licensing rights to create and publish apps designed around the beloved comedy group. The first mobile product from Bare Tree Media based on The Three Stooges is scheduled to launch in late 2012.
“We are ‘soitenly’ excited to be working with C3 Entertainment to expand The Three Stooges digital presence,” said Robert Ferrari, CEO of Bare Tree Media. “I’ve been a lifelong fan of The Three Stooges – in all their iterations – and look forward to our company creating entertaining content that’s ‘poifect’ for smartphones and tablets.”
The Three Stooges are recognized as the greatest comedy team of all time. Their unique brand of humor, famous routines and distinctive catch phrases are all part of the Stooge lore and deeply embedded in the culture, with an enduring body of work that has made people laugh for generations and continues to entertain fans all over the world today.
“The timeless antics of The Three Stooges translate across any medium,” said Ani Khachoian, C3 Entertainment’s executive vice president of licensing and consumer products. “It doesn’t take a ‘wise guy’ to see Bare Tree Media as the ideal licensee to bring our brand to mobile and digital platforms for all generations of fans to enjoy.”
The Three Stooges join Bare Tree Media’s digital portfolio of well-known properties within the world’s top 100 licensed brands, including Jim Benton’s It’s Happy Bunny, Hallmark’s hoops&yoyo™ and Sanrio de Brasil’s Hello Kitty®, Domo®, as well as new and emerging brands such as STOOP!D MONKEY, Skelanimals™, Charuca and Ohiya Friends. Through its licensed brand partnerships, Bare Tree Media allows fans to engage with their favorite characters within branded mobile apps and buying in-game virtual items across leading virtual worlds and social games.
About C3 Entertainment, Inc.
C3 Entertainment, Inc., the home of The Three Stooges® brand is a diversified entertainment company involved in television and motion picture production, retail sales and the licensing and merchandising of The Three Stooges® brand. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com and www.threestooges.com. The Three Stooges® is a registered trademark of C3 Entertainment, Inc.
About Bare Tree Media
Bare Tree Media, a Boston-based digital entertainment company, specializes in engaging fans with new and established brands across various digital platforms. The company produces and publishes virtual branded goods, social apps, mobile apps, game console and iTV content based on licensed branded properties across global markets. Bare Tree Media’s digital solutions allow fan-based communities to access and enjoy their favorite branded properties digitally anytime and anywhere. For more information go to www.baretreemedia.com, or contact Robert Ferrari, CEO/Founder at firstname.lastname@example.org.