ORPHAN BLACK CONSPIRACY EXPANDS DIGITAL CONTENT WITH ADDITIONAL LICENSING PARTNERS

Boat Rocker Brands, a division of Boat Rocker Media,  announced several newly signed licensees, including new digital content, for Orphan Black, the critically-acclaimed television series which returned on April 14th […]

Boat Rocker Brands, a division of Boat Rocker Media,  announced several newly signed licensees, including new digital content, for Orphan Black, the critically-acclaimed television series which returned on April 14th for its fourth season on BBC America and Space (Canada).

The licensees are Bare Tree Media, eCell and Zazzle. The new deals were brokered by Striker Entertainment, the worldwide licensing agency representing Orphan Black on behalf of Boat Rocker Media.

Bare Tree Media will allow fans to access and send digital stickers (a.k.a. emojis) based on key Orphan Black imagery and messaging. The exclusively designed digital content has launched within the popular emojiTap app, where fans can download the Orphan Black digital stickers and send within their messaging conversations from any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. Fans can also use emojiTap’s photobomb feature and snap selfies of themselves wearing the show’s iconic sheep mask. Further releases of the Orphan Black digital stickers will also launch in BBM, Viber and other popular messaging apps. emojiTap can be downloaded for FREE at www.emojitap.com and on the iTunes and Google Play stores.

eCell has designed an extensive array of Orphan Black themed cases for mobile devices which are now available for sale at www.goheadcase.com

The deal with Zazzle creates a fully licensed, official retail site for Orphan Black fans to upload and utilize fan-created art on apparel and other merchandise: http://www.zazzle.com/orphanblack

“We are thrilled to be able to offer Orphan Black fans new and exciting ways to interact with our show,” said John Young, CEO, Boat Rocker Media. “By creating unique retail and virtual products and opportunities through licenses with eCell, Zazzle and Bear Tree, fans can engage with the series across multiple verticals.”

Season four of the conspiracy clone thriller series is now on BBC AMERICA and Space (Canada). Orphan Black is executive produced by Ivan Schneeberg (Killjoys, X Company), David Fortier (Killjoys, X Company), Kerry Appleyard (X Company, The Next Step), Graeme Manson (Cube, Flashpoint) and John Fawcett (Spartacus, Ginger Snaps). The series is co-created by Manson and Fawcett, with Manson also serving as writer and Fawcett as director. Orphan Black is produced by Temple Street, a Division of Boat Rocker Studios, in association with Space and BBC America. BBC Worldwide distributes the series internationally.

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