WowKidz, the distribution arm of Indian animation studio Cosmos-Maya, has signed new worldwide broadcast gross sales for Cosmos-Maya’s catalogue of animated sequence. Indian streamer Disney+ Hotstar has acquired a complete of 130 half hours from Vir: The Robotic Boy (pictured), Eeena Meena Deeka, Chacha Bhatija and Harry.
Additionally in India, IN10 media has snagged 78 half hours of Atchoo, Berry Bees and OPS for its new youngsters channel Gubbare. US-based streamer Olympusat Leisure acquired pay TV and digital rights for 221 half hours of those self same titles, whereas Dubai’s Dubuzz Leisure has picked up non-exclusive AVOD rights for 208 half hours of Motu Patlu and Chacha Bhatija.
Quickly-to-launch English and Punjab platform Heeroz OTT has acquired worldwide non-exclusive rights for Vir: The Robotic Boy and Chacha Bhatija. And eventually, China’s Puxin and Zhong Lu have picked up non-exclusive digital rights for 335 half hours of Motu Patlu, Vir: The Robotic Boy, Eena Meena Deeka and Tik Tak Tail to stream on IPTV.
LA-based Wonderstorm has signed a cope with Californian licensing company Striker Leisure for the prodco’s Netflix sequence The Dragon Prince. Striker, which is the primary licensing companion for the present, will ink world offers for attire, equipment and toys on behalf of the model.
The animated fantasy journey follows two human princes who forge an surprising bond with an elven murderer whereas on a quest to return a child dragon to his mother and father. It’s one of many streamer’s most in-demand authentic sequence, based on Parrot Analytics, and Netflix has ordered seven seasons of the present. Wonderstorm has been rising the sequence’ attain not too long ago, tapping LA-based PGS Entertainment as world distributor for second window rights.
Toronto-based studio Guru has inked plenty of worldwide broadcast offers for its preschool sequence Pikwik Pack (52 x 11 minutes) and True and the Rainbow Kingdom (30 x 22 minutes). Guru has signed pre-sale offers with Tremendous RTL (Germany), Canal Panda (Portugal), HOP (Israel) and Minimini+ (Poland). The upcoming 2D-animated sequence is ready to premiere on Disney Junior within the US in early 2021, and revolves round a gaggle of animals who ship magical packages.
New broadcasters to snag Guru’s flagship sequence True and the Rainbow Kingdom embody TVP ABC (Poland), 9Go! (Australia) and American Forces Community (US). Israel’s HOP and Star Channel (Greece) have acquired seasons three and 4, whereas HOP additionally signed on as L&M agent in Israel for the sequence. True and the Rainbow Kingdom is a couple of younger lady and her cat who use a magical tree to unravel issues.
Milan-based producer Atlantyca Leisure has locked in new worldwide broadcast offers for a handful of its animated sequence. NRK (Norway) has picked up season three of comedy Geronimo Stilton, whereas MTVA (Hungary) has picked up seasons one and two of the present. Geronimo Stilton follows a mouse reporter as she hunts for information with household and associates. It initially premiered on Italian pubcaster RAI in 2009.
Greece’s youngsters’s channel Smile TV has picked up season one among spooky comedy Bat Pat (52 x 11 minutes). Produced by Imira and Atlantyca with participation from Rai Fiction and RTVE, the present is a couple of bat and his siblings who remedy monster mysteries.
LA’s ZAG has inked a cope with Aussie licensing company Merchantwise for ZAG’s Heroez banner in Australia and New Zealand. Underneath the deal, Merchantwise will signify ZAG’s Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir (130 x 22 minutes) and Energy Gamers (78 x 11 minutes). The deal comes as Playmates Toys and ZAG Lab gears as much as launch Energy Gamers toys in Australia on October 26, and animated TV film Miraculous World – New York – United HeroeZ launches within the nation on October 31.