BRB Internacional

Spain’s DeAPlaneta Entertainment hires Toonz alum as kids content & sales director

Spanish content producer and distributor DeAPlaneta Entertainment has appointed Carlos Biern as content and distribution director of the kids & family division. Reporting directly to chief brand officer Diego Ibañez, Biern will be tasked with growing the division’s portfolio of animated series with original productions, co-productions and acquisitions and positioning the brand on TV channels and […]

Talking Tom firm sold for $1bn

The company behind the Talking Tom and Friends TV series and forefather app has been sold to an Asian consortium for US$1 billion. Outfit7’s existing shareholders have sold 100% of the stock to a group represented by United Luck Group Holdings. The Talking Tom and Friends app and others other from the Outfit7 stable has […]

Jetpack opens dialogue over Talking Tom

UK-based children’s programming company Jetpack Distribution has acquired worldwide rights (excluding Asia) to Talking Tom and Friends: The Animated Series. The 52x11mins, CGI-animated show is based on the ultra-popular Talking Tom mobile app, which has been downloaded three billion times and has 250 million returning monthly users. Jetpack plans to use those numbers to persuade […]

News brief: US Hispanic deal for Spain’s BRB

BRB Internacional has struck a deal with US cable channel Vme Media, which will take several series from the Spanish kids producer and distributor. Spanish-language cable net Vme has acquired animated series Bernard, Mica, Zoobabu and Kambu as well as animated feature My Friend Bernard. BRB said the programming deals were the first step in […]

News brief: Hulu adds Canimals to family

US streaming service Hulu has acquired BRB Internacional’s Canimals to its Hulu Kids line-up. The 52x7mins is launching in the US thanks to the deal, having initially launched on EBS in South Korea before selling to the links of RAI 1 and Canal+ Family and Teletoon+ in France. Coproduced by Aardman Animations, Vooz Club and […]

BRB to debut Talking Tom TV show at MIPTV

Spain’s BRB Internacional has joined forced with app creator Outfit7 to bring the Talking Tom digital brand to television screens and will launch the show at MIPTV. Talking Tom and Friends will be a 52x11mins 3D animated series based on the app series, which have been downloaded 1.5 billion times since 2010. The show will […]