Fernando Semenzato, SVP of Production at National Geographic Partners in Latin America
Nat Geo Kids first original production Nat Geo Lab will be hosted by Colombian youtuber Sebastián Villalobos
13 de febrero de 2018
As part of Kidscreen, National Geographic announces the incorporation of Colombian youtuber Sebastián Villalobos and of Brazilian influencer Paula Stephânia to Nat Geo Lab, the new original production for Nat Geo Kids, the multiplatform destination for kids aged 4 to 7 in Latin America.
With only 21 years old, Sebastián is one of the most successful creators of Hispanic content in social media with more than 8 million followers on Instagram, more than 4 in Twitter, and more than 3 million visits recorded in his YouTube videos. Winner of Kid’s Choice Award Colombia for Favorite on Social Media (2015) and Best Fandom (2017), Sebastián brings along his spontaneity and charisma to Nat Geo Lab, -the new series for Nat Geo Kids, to present in all Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America Latina fun scientific experiments carried out with easily accessible elements found at home.
In turn, Brazilian Paula Stephânia joins Nat Geo Kids to encourage curiosity in the little ones in Brazil. Her passion for teaching has garnered 3 million subscribers on YouTube, more than 2 million in Facebook and 1.5 million in Instagram, where she shares with her followers her best advice on topics she is passionate about.
“Having Sebastián and Paula in our first original production for Nat Geo Kids gives us great satisfaction. Their enthusiasm, warmth, and commitment are the perfect combinations for inspiring and maximizing curiosity in the little ones to enjoy and learn alongside their family,” said Fernando Semenzato, SVP of Production at National Geographic Partners in Latin America.
This first original production for Nat Geo Kids in Latin America will be a 26-episode half-hour series that will start shooting in March. FOXTelecolombia will produce the series, and it will reach Nat Geo Kids in Latin America in the first half of this year.