Barcroft goes D2C with TV app

UK-based factual prodco Barcroft Productions is leaping on the success of its YouTube channel by going direct-to-consumer with free TV app. This will comprise with 700 episodes of Barcroft programming – the company’s entire catalogue – and third party content at launch. The Barcroft TV app will offer its in-house content exclusively for 24 hours […]

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 […]

MoMedia takes Talking Tom SVOD rights

Digital distributor MoMedia has closed a worldwide representation agreement for kids property Talking Tom and Friends. The deal with producer Outfit7 Media lasts for three years, and will see MoMedia distributing electronic sell-through and SVOD rights to platforms such as Netflix, iTunes and Amazon Prime Instant Video. The 52x11mins Talking Tom is based on the […]

Voukaki joins MoMedia from Antenna

Antenna Group programming executive Nelly Voukaki has joined disruptive digital distributor MoMedia as business development director. Voukaki worked at Antenna for nine years, most recently as lead for business development and project management for the Greece-based broadcaster’s digital and thematic channels unit. At MoMedia, she takes on a new post, reporting into CEO Lucas Bertrand. […]

Zinkia inks deal after exiting administration

Spain’s Zinkia Entertainment has scored a VOD deal for its Pocoyo preschool animated series after exiting administration. The kids IP management-focused company recently began trading in the Alternative Stock Market again after going into administration in early 2014. It has subsequently done a deal with MoMedia for two seasons of the popular Pocoyo to be distributed […]

Hasbro titles go digital with MoMedia

Transformers: Rescue Bots and G.I Joe: Renegades will go out through digital and VOD distributor MoMedia after it secured a deal with Hasbro Studios. MoMedia is to repackage and distribute Hasbro Studios television titles for TVOD platforms worldwide, excluding the US, Australia and New Zealand. Transformers: Rescue Bots (pictured) and G.I. Joe: Renegades are the […]

VOD vendor grabs DreamWorks Classics catalogue

Digital distributor MoMedia has acquired rights to more than 20 series from the DreamWorks Classics catalogue. The agreement comprises more than 800 episodes and is for video-on-demand sales rights worldwide outside North America. Titles include Postman Pat, Noddy, Tinga Tinga Tales and He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, and will be made available to […]