Maria Ufland


Disney acquires Belarussian toon

Disney channels around the world have acquired a 52×3.5mins non-dialogue toon hailing from the little-known animation sector in Belarus. Disney Junior in the US is highest profile network to take Sunny Bunnies, which is from Belarus-based Digital Light Studio and sold internationally by London-based eastern Europe content specialist Media I.M. Disney CEEMEA (central and eastern […]

Media I.M. selling Flying Animals for charity

Media I.M. has taken on Kids and Flying Animals and will be giving the distribution profits from sales of the Russian-originated toon series to the Hope for Children charity. London-based Media I.M. said the sales profit will go towards an upcoming Hope for Children initiative dubbed Your Business, Their Lives. The rights to Flying Animals […]

Media I.M. attracts Spanish, Czech studios

London-based kids and family distributor Media I.M. has signed representation agreements with a pair of European studios. The deals with Bionaut in the Czech Republic and Ficción Producciones from Spain comes almost a year after former Nickelodeon execs Irina Nazarenko and Maria Ufland launched the company. The first property from the Czech agreement is The […]

UK kids vendor in Asian package first

New London-based distributor Media I.M. has scored its first package deal in Asia. Broadcast group JKN Global Media has acquired six programmes for its Bright TV and JKN Global channels in Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. I.M. Media is the new boutique distribution business of former Viacom International Media Networks executives Maria Ufland and Irina Nazarenko, […]