Tatiana started Bejuba! Entertainment 16 years ago (2003) to specialize in the executive production, financing and distribution of quality children’s and family entertainment across all platforms. A Canadian and German citizen, she set the company up in Canada. Today the company has over 700 half hours of programming with shows like “Wishfart” “Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave”, “Origanimals”, “The Hive” and “Big Block SingSong”. Bejuba! has been nominated in the Kidscreen Hot 50 as one of the top distribution companies. With offices in North America and France, Bejuba! is a robust boutique company which cherry picks its shows for originality, story and relatability to kids. Many of the series are award winning.
At Bejuba! Tatiana Kober works with creators to develop, finance and sell their series. These programs are funded either through presales, and coproductions. Some of the series are “Wishfart”, “Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave”, “The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers”, “Ricky Sprocket”, “Buzz Bumble”, and “Monster Warriors”. Tatiana is often called upon to speak at conferences around the world.
Previous to Bejuba!, Tatiana was Managing Director of distributor Egmont Imagination UK (1999-2003) where she built the company from scratch for mother ship, Egmont Imagination in Denmark, a subsidiary of the European publishing giant. She held positions at BBCWW (German Sales Manager(fiction) and Children’s genre specialist 1997-1999, where, at the time, she secured the largest UK drama sale in the history of UK television. She oversaw the rollout of “Teletubbies” in Germany. She also worked at Endemol UK (1999) as the children’s sales manager. She was a consultant for National Geographic Kids in America (2003-2005). Tatiana started focusing on the business side of television in 1985 when she left Canada to work in Tokyo for NHK Japan in the Hi Definition coproduction department. There she worked with the team to develop documentary co-productions.
Tatiana studied at the prestigious Ryerson University in Toronto from 1986-1989 and received a BAA, Bachelor of Applied Arts, in Radio and Television Arts. Upon graduating, she held various positions at public broadcaster, TVO in Canada, where she worked for 6 years in the Children’s, Science and Current Affairs departments, moving from production coordinator to production assistant to associate producer and director.