The Boomerang Detective Squad is a programming stunt that collects all of Boomerang’s mystery and detective themed shows. The promotional campaign merges animated characters into a live-action setting, allowing viewers to connect to the stunt in a fun, fresh and relatable way.
The campaign is set in the world of 'Kid Detective', a young detective (aged 8-11 years). His world looks like it’s straight out of a 1940’s noir film. We join Kid Detective ‘on the case’ with some backup from a few well-known friends...
This stunt was distributed across EMEA so to help cater for all audiences, each element was created twice. Each features a different 'Kid Detective' and was left to the individual channel/territory to decide which ‘Kid Detective’ they wanted to be the face of the campaign.
Here you'll find a selection of the elements that were created - the launch and sustain promo, plus a series of continuity elements.
Writer, Director, Editor – Sam Byrne
Executive Producer – Kasia Klajn
Production Manager – Josephine Asante
Production Co-ordinator – Carolina Bodmer
Director of Photography – Derk Russell
Art Director – Anna Mould
Storyboarding - Giulia Barbera
Animation – Giulia Barbera and Alex Potts
Graphic Design, Compositing and Grading – Daniele Zacchi and Nick Sneath
Sound Design – Simon Harris (Offset Audio)
Voice – Glenn Wrage