TV-Loonland announced its appointment by Japanese production company Nippon Animation to handle multi-territory distribution for its pre-school property PENELOPE (26x5).
Under the deal, TV-Loonland will handle rights for TV, home video, VOD, broadband, IPTV and mobile sales to Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Israel, the Middle East as well as Africa, including South Africa.
Based on the children's book series PÃNELOPE written by Anne Gutman and illustrated by Georg Hallensleben, this 3D-animated series is aimed at early preschoolers and is a co-production by Nippon Animation, NHK Enterprises and Shirogumi Inc.
The series portrays inquisitive Penelope as she learns about everyday life with her family and friends.
The show has been officially selected for "Best Animated Series for Young Children" at this year's the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.