Produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation and commissioned by France Télévisions, ‘Super 4’ travels to three continents.
PARIS -- Leading kids programming distributor and brand manager PGS Entertainment has announced a raft of global sales for the new animated series inspired by Playmobil -- Super 4. Produced by Method Animation and morgen studios, and commissioned by France Télévisions, PGS represents the series in all territories and has secured broadcast licensing agreements across Europe, Asia, and North America.
Current sales include Neox Kidz (Atresmedia) in Spain, TV3 in Catalonia, Canal Panda in Portugal, RTBF in Belgium, RTS in Switzerland, RTL téléKids in Netherlands & Luxembourg, MTV3 in Finland, Canal+ in Poland; Noga in Israel; Workpoint in Thailand; and Radio-Canada in Canada.
Super 4 (52 x 11’) is a comedy/adventure series produced in CGI, native 3D for kids aged 5 to 9. It features four key characters: Alex the Knight, Ruby the Pirate, Agent Gene, and Twinkle the Fairy. Together, they travel through five extraordinary islands: Technopolis, Kingsland, Enchanted Island, Gunpowder Island and a Lost World. They move through these islands in their multi-transformable vehicle, Chameleon. Each episode is an incredible challenge. This series marks the first time the 40-year-old children’s brand has come to television.
“We are very pleased that, following the delivery of the first episodes of the show, Super 4 is creating so much excitement among buyers. Method and Morgen are delivering a unique show which, for the first time in animation, has a storyline that mixes fairies, knights, pirates and robots all together! Combined with the power of the Playmobil brand, Super 4 is rapidly expanding into a must-have brand for broadcasters around the world. ”
These partnerships come in addition to recently-announced broadcast deals for Super 4 with CiTV in the United Kingdom and Cartoon Network in Italy and Latin America. The series will debut in early 2015.
Source: PGS Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.