Veggie Tales: Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving
DVD Release Date: October 6, 2009 Rating: Not Rated Studio: Big Idea, Inc. Runtime: 45 minutes
FRANKLIN, TN (July 6, 2009) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This fall, Big Idea will unwrap its first new holiday DVD title in seven years, Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving.
Featuring all-stars Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, this new seasonal DVD tells the story of Saint Nicholas, the world’s greatest giver, and introduces Nicky the Pepper, the first new VeggieTales character in five years.
Bonus features include an original new song by critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Matthew West, “Give This Christmas Away,” performed by West and Grammy Award-winning artist Amy Grant.
“VeggieTales Christmas releases are fan-favorites and Saint Nicholas is sure to become an evergreen title,” said Greg Fritz, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Big Idea. “A national cross-promotion with Operation Christmas Child and extensive radio play of the featured song by Matthew West with Amy Grant will build great awareness of the timely message of giving.”
FREE Consumer DVD Gift with Purchase Offer
A gift for you! Consumers who purchase the Saint Nicholas DVD will receive a FREE VeggieTales DVD to give to a friend in need! Through this offer inside the DVD, consumers can log onto a special website and select the free VeggieTales DVD they would like to send to a friend with only $2.99 shipping and handling.
Discover the power of a simple gift! Laura Carrot’s Christmas stocking might be empty this year because her dad is in danger of losing his job. While Larry thinks a letter to the North Pole should fix the problem, Bob knows what will really help…and tells the story of a little boy named Nicholas who made a discovery in Bethlehem that changed Christmas forever. But what did Nick learn and how can it possibly help Laura and her family? Find out as the Veggies discover the true joy of giving to others—at Christmas time and throughout the year!
“Give This Christmas Away” Operation Christmas Child music video
About Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, is the world’s largest Christmas gift project. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has hand delivered more than 69 million gift –filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries. In 2009, the project hopes to collect and deliver 8 million shoe box gifts. For more information on Operation Christmas Child, visit: www.samaritanspurse.org/OCC.
About Big Idea, Inc.
Big Idea, Inc. is the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands. Since 1993, Big Idea’s best-selling animated series VeggieTales? has sold 52+ million videos, 13 million books and more than 7 million CDs. VeggieTales? and Big Idea’s newest property, 3-2-1 Penguins!?, are in their third season as toprated series on NBC Saturday mornings, Telemundo and ION TV via the qubo? children’s programming block. The studio's two theatrical releases, Jonah-A VeggieTales Movie? (2002), and Universal Pictures' and Big Idea's The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything?-A VeggieTales Movie? (2008), are distinguished among the top ten most successful faithbased films of all time. Big Idea also maintains an extensive presence in publishing, licensing and live entertainment arenas. For more information on Big Idea, visit: www.bigidea.com.