New animated kids comedy series created by Mexican director Celso Garcia and Lorena Machuca of Guadalajara-based LUNCH MEDIA integrates zombie and mariachi culture.
Geographical Region: South America
9 Story Media Group licenses ‘Get Ace’ and ‘Nerds and Monsters’ to Globosat’s Brazilian children’s TV channel Gloob Brazil.
Cartoon Network Latin America taps the talents of animation and digital production studio Awesome Inc. to create new promos for the network’s month-long stunt, ‘Kingdom of Awesome.’
Entertainment One Licensing reports strong retail sales and growing TV audiences for ‘Peppa Pig’ in Brazil with plans for experiential retail events that will drive growth in 2015.
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
New deals for series created by Brad Peyton are signed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.
Emmy Award-winning animated preschool series is acquired by Discovery Kids for Latin America, including Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
Alternately known as ‘Metegol’ and ‘Futbol,’ CG animated family feature became the third-highest grossing film of the year when it was released in its home country of Argentina in 2013.
SVOD provider DLA licenses Master Films’ ‘The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue,’ Method, DQ and Marvel’s ‘Iron Man: Armored Adventures,’ Method Animation’s ‘Chaplin & Co,’ and Studio Hari’s ‘Leon’ and ‘Gees.’
Argentinian animation studio Gizmo creates a new CG-animated holiday-themed spot for Netflix to help launch the streaming service’s new line of gift cards.
9 Story Media Group licenses 26 new episodes of animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney territories including Asia, the U.S., the U.K., CEEMA, India, Japan and Latin America.
Genius Brands International signs an exclusive representation agreement for Latin America with Spiral International.
PGS Entertainment announces a raft of global sales for the Method Animation and DQ Entertainment series ‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood.’
Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment announces a feature-length film for popular preschool series ‘Thomas & Friends’ called ‘Tale of The Brave.'
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Walter Salles teams with Gullane to produce the Brazilian animated feature ‘Noah’s Ark,’ written and directed by Sergio Machado and adapted from the evergreen children’s songs and lyrics of Vinicius de Moraes.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.
PGS Entertainment closes licensing deals on three continents for ‘LadyBug,’ a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon and Method Animation with Japan’s Toei Animation.
Union Media will handle the international distribution for PinGuim’s new preschool series Earth to Luna!
The Weinstein Co. acquires rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France to Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella’s animated feature, re-titled Underdogs.
Splash Entertainment’s animated 3D stereoscopic feature film, Dive Olly Dive and The Pirate Treasure, sets sail internationally with leading broadcasters; sales include Discovery Kids Latin America, Lagardere in France and AKM Distribution in Russia and the CIS.