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Discovery Kids India Acquires Studio 100’s ‘Nils Holgersson’

CGI-animated series currently in production is based on the book by Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

MUNICH -- Studio 100 Media has sold the CGI-animated series Nils Holgersson (52 x 13’) to Discovery Communications’ kids network Discovery Kids India. Discovery Kids has acquired the new series based on the successful book by Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Currently in production, the first episodes of the adventure series are already available to buyers. This agreement gives Discovery exclusive TV rights.

“We are delighted about this collaboration with Discovery Kids, which brings our brand-new show Nils to viewers in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka,” said Martin Krieger, Head of Global Distribution at Studio 100 Media, commenting on the deal. “Discovery Kids is also home to one of our most well-known CGI programs Maya the Bee and we are happy to continue our partnership with Discovery for this new title. Nils Holgersson is a well-known international brand and we are confident that the reimagined CGI series will be as successful as the 2D animation and will capture kids’ attention anew.”

Source: Studio 100 Media