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m4e Inks New Int’l Broadcast Deals for ‘Wissper’

German brand management and media company secured further international broadcast deals for CG-animated preschool series originally commissioned by Channel 5’s Milkshake!

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH, GERMANY -- Following its latest sales to the U.S. (Nick Jr.) and Latin America (Discovery Kids), the German brand management and media company m4e AG has secured further international broadcast deals for its all-new CGI-animated series Wissper. Originally commissioned by Channel 5’s kids strand Milkshake! and created by Dan Good, the 52 x 7-minute animated comedy-adventure will air on the free-TV platforms RTL Telekids from RTL Nederland (Netherlands), YLE in Finland, SVT in Sweden and LRT in Lithuania as well as on the pay-TV channel MiniMini+ in Poland.

Aimed at preschool children, Wissper follows the adventures of a little girl by the same name who is able to communicate with animals. This allows her to understand their problems and help solve them. Wissper the “animal whisperer” is a beloved character for young viewers all around the world.

The 52 episodes of the CGI-animated TV-series are created by Dan Good, known for the BBC-hit-series Waybuloo, in a coproduction between his London-based animation studio Absolutely Cuckoo and m4e AG, Telegael (Ireland), Discreet Art Productions (India), and the German BASTEI Media GmbH, a subsidiary of publisher Bastei Lübbe AG. Episodes 1-26 have been available since end of 2015, episodes 27-52 will follow by spring 2016. The brand’s worldwide distribution is managed by m4e.

Source: m4e

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.