The Back Story

Flizbins Co-roducers Kelly & Mark Flizbins Co-producers: Kelly & Mark

The Back Story

Several years ago the idea of a christian children’s television show which would emphasize a person’s value and identity in Christ was conceived in the heart of Film Producer, Mark Potterbaum. Mark, native to Indiana, with a background in missions and business is the father of 6 children, both biological and adopted, some with special needs. Consequently he logged countless hours reviewing and watching children’s TV with his kids and found himself less than satisfied with American children’s programming. In January 2010, when he believed the timing was right, he began gathering the most creative, world-changers he knew, many of them moving to Indiana from different parts of the globe! Shortly after Mark began assembling a team, Kelly Schwedland, also a father and successful, serial entrepreneur joined Mark in partnership to form Chicago Street Studios and production on The Flizbins began!