Distributed By: Ink Group Produced By: Melnitsa Animation; A. Zlatopolsky, S. Seliyanov & A. Boyarsky
Created By: O. Obraztsova, M. Shoshokina, Kim Su En, M. Komarkevich Format: 26 x 6 min. Target Audience: Upper Preschool Type of Animation: CGI Synopsis: The Barkers are a big, unique family of canines with a house full of young pups always ready to sniff out a good time. Whether they’re digging for dinosaurs, exploring a desert island, discovering the mysteries of their attic or fighting imaginary monsters, the pups overcome each challenge with their ingenuity, courage and friendship.
Selling Points: The property, also known as Barboskiny or The Pooches, has proven a major hit in its home territory since launching online in 2011. According to Melnitsa, Barboskiny hit the Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide list in 2014 and ranked in the top five Russian animation properties, generating a robust licensing program.