Boowa & Kwala

Boowa & Kwala are cartoon characters created and voiced by Véronique and Jason Barnard. Boowa is a blue dog and Kwala is a yellow koala. Starting in 1998, their initial success came on the web through boowakwala.com.

Website

Boowa & Kwala website circa 2007
Boowa & Kwala Web Series started in 1998

Created for preschoolers worldwide by Véronique and myself in 1998. A big, friendly blue dog (me) and a cute yellow Koala (Vero).
Games, Stories, Cartoons and Songs made using Adobe Flash and still running :)

My roles: Flash game development, SEO, voices, music, scripts.

The infamous song :)

5 million website visits a month (that’s 60 million a year) with 1 million of those from organic search

Musical Group

Two albums in French and English (children’s music)

More info:
12 Sing along songs >>
53 bright Songs From the TV Series >>

TV Series

TV Series produced by ITV International

 Boowa & Kwala TV series (52 x 5′) shown in France, Canada, Poland, Israel, South Africa, New Zealand and the UK… 2007 – Produced by ITV Studios (UK), Guili (FR) and Radio Canada (CA). Full list of episodes here >>

My roles: Voiceover (5 characters), songwriting and scriptwriting – all in both English and French.

On YouTube

Kids playing the games, singing the songs and generally enjoying Boowa & Kwala :)

Characters

Boowa & Kwala have families in the TV series, the web series and the music albums. Here they are >>