Monster Distributes just sold its new animated series, IM AN ANIMAL, from Oscar-nominated Brown Bag Films to Nickelodeon UK. Produced with the support of RTE and the Irish Film Board, the series has already been sold to Rai Italy, TV Ontario, Knowledge Network Canada, Cartoon Network Australia, Cable TV Hong Kong, Sanctuary UK, Hungama TV Indonesia, Malaysia and India and Al Sayyar in the Middle East.
IM AN ANIMAL was one of the top programs at MIPCOM Jr. last year, and will have all 52x2 episodes completed this month.
Monsters award-winning catalog includes 2006 Oscar-nominated THE MYSTERIOUS GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORATIONS OF JASPER MORELLO, recently sold to ARTE, Yes Israel, EBS Korea, Canal Plus Poland, RTP Portugal and TSR Switzerland; the 13x30 animated series BUGTIME ADVENTURES, sold to RTE, OP Art Poland, Word of Life Sweden, Good TV Taiwan, EWTN US, Sat 7 Middle East and The Inspiration Network Europe, Africa and the Middle East; non-dialogue animated series, JUNGLE BEAT, 13x5, sold to Animania US, Cartoon Network Latin America, NHK Japan, RAI Italy, Planete France, UPC Indonesia, Lagardere Images, Middle East, ORF Austria, EBS Korea, YLE Finland, NRK Norway, RTE Ireland, SVT Sweden, SBS Australia, DR TV Denmark, Ebismedia Italy, ETV Estonia and Sanctuary UK, as well as 14 airlines. BROTOWN, New Zealands first animated adult sitcom, 20x30, highly celebrated by viewers of TVNZ and in local media, a major hit on Australia's Foxtel Comedy Channel and now catching on around the world with recent sales to Cartoon Network Latin America, SBS Australia and APTN Canada.
Monster Distributes (www.monsterdistributes.com) is an international distribution company, which finances and distributes TV series worldwide. Monster has sold programs to more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Dublin, tel. 353-1-2871167, it now has a U.S. office in Santa Monica, California, tel. (310) 576-0820.