launched on YouTube. New episodes of the show will be posted on Friday each week. YouTube will be promoting the series on their YouTube Kids platform throughout August.

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'Munki and Trunk' launches on YouTube ahead of YouTube Kids promotion throughout August 2018

27 Jul 2018 | This is a summary, read more →

Cape Town - Sunrise Productions today announced that their hit non-dialogue pre-school show ‘Munki and Trunk’ (52x7’) has launched on YouTube. New episodes of the show will be posted on Friday each week. YouTube will be promoting the series on their YouTube Kids platform throughout August.

The stunning non-dialogue animated series, which wrapped production in early 2018, has already been licensed for 75 territories. It’s earned top ratings with ANTV in Indonesia and recently launched on KBS in South Korea. It launched on NickToons Africa in April as Nickelodeon Africa’s first local animation acquisition.

Munki and Trunk will join Sunrise’s wildly successful Jungle Beat channel which has already reached 180,000 subscribers and over 8 million views per month.

Tim Keller, Producer at Sunrise Productions said: “We’ve been humbled by the incredible growth of our YouTube channel this year. We believe this platform is a great complement to our broadcast strategy and a wonderful opportunity to reach new fans every day. We’re so excited to bring Munki and Trunk to our truly world-wide audience.”

For enquiries contact press@sunriseproductions.tv.

About Munki and Trunk

Munki and Trunk is a tree-crashing, rock-smashing, water-splashing, fruit-mashing, knock-about comedy adventure for kids aged 4 - 7 years. Munki is a vine-swinging force of nature, hungry for bananas and adventure. Trunk is a big-hearted elephant who loves to nurture and play. These unlikely best friends explore their world together, facing fears and helping friends along the way. It’s the most fun you can have in the jungle!

About Sunrise Productions

Sunrise is a production company with a full service animation studio based in Cape Town, South Africa. Launched in 1998, Sunrise made an impact on the world of media with the release of the first ever feature length stop motion animation to come out of Africa: The Legend of the Sky Kingdom. Sunrise has a passion for quality storytelling, and a conviction that film is the world’s favourite media for stories. Their mission is to inspire, entertain, challenge and enchant audiences worldwide, providing the finest in family entertainment. Their flagship animation series is Jungle Beat, the multi-award winning series of animated short films that have been broadcast in over 180 countries worldwide. Sunrise has also pioneered an entrepreneurial 3D animated character branding and marketing model for high profile sports brands, and partners include England Rugby’s Football Union, The South African Rugby Union, Cricket South Africa, the Welsh Rugby Rugby Union and Juventus Football Club.