Media I.M.

Animated series ‘Flying Animals’ sold to Janson Media

Animation and family entertainment distributor Media I.M. has licensed its social-purpose animated Flying Animals franchise to New York-based digital aggregator Janson Media. Janson Media has acquired the exclusive AVOD, SVOD and TVOD/EST rights to Flying Animals (44 x 6.30 minutes) and spin-off series Kids and Flying Animals (56 x 1.45 minutes) for the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, India, Australia […]

Media I.M.’s Sunny Bunnies lands in Canada, Brazil

Media I.M. has licensed hit Belarus pre-school animation series Sunny Bunnies to broadcasters in Canada and Brazil. All told, the show has reached more than 160 territories since it launched two years ago. In Canada, DHX Television has picked up the first two seasons of the show (52 x 3.5 mins) for its French and […]

Disney EMEA adopts Sunny Bunnies

The Walt Disney Company EMEA has acquired season two rights to non-verbal animation series Sunny Bunnies. The deal with London-based distributor Media I.M. hands Disney Junior rights to the Digital Light Studios-produced 26×3.5mins series in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and French-speaking Europe, Spain, Italy and Italian-speaking Europe, the Nordic, Baltic and Benelux territories, […]

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. closes 100 hours of deals

London-based kids TV distributor Media I.M. has closed 100 hours of programming deals before MIPCOM. Discovery Networks Italy and Telecom Italia have acquired the latest season of Russian toon Kikoriki New Adventures, while Spain’s TV Galicia and Estonia’s Russian-language net ETV+ have bought season one of the animated comedy. The latter two channels have also […]

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, […]