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Kids round-up: Nickelodeon India preps time travel series; Studio 100 taps Wildbrain CPLG exec as licensing head; Gutsy gains new investors and more…

Nickelodeon India preps time travel series Nickelodeon International and Nickelodeon India are co-producing a new series, The Twisted Timeline Of Sammy & Raj, marking the first collaboration between the two brands. The 20 x 30-minute 2D animated series, which is expected to launch on Nickelodeon International next year, follows a pair of cousins who get […]

Kids round-up: Studio100 acquires rights to ‘SeaBelievers’; ‘Bakugan’ in slew of global deals

Studio100 acquires rights to ‘SeaBelievers’ German-based production and distribution company Studio 100 has acquired the global distribution rights, excluding Russia and CIS, to CGI animation series SeaBelievers. Described as an ‘eco-tainment’ show, the 52 x 11-minute series will follow a group of characters with distinctive seaweed hair, seashell noses and webbed hands and feet as […]

Kids Round-Up: ‘Miraculous’ travels to China; Studio 100 racks up ‘Ella Bella Bingo’ sales; Splash to release kids content on German streamer KiXi

Studio 100 racks up Ella Bella Bingo sales Studio 100 Film has sold Scandinavian animation Ella Bella Bingo to the US, Canada and UK to Benelux, France, Portugal, Bulgaria, Poland, the Baltics, Russia and Ukraine, to Turkey, South Korea and Latam. The Studio 100 Film and producer Kool Produktion announced the sales and first admissions […]

Studio 100 appoints Disney, YouTube alum as CEO

Former YouTube and Disney executive Martin Krieger is returning to German children’s firm Studio 100 Media after being appointed as its CEO. Krieger will also head up Studio 100 subsidiaries Studio 100 Film, m4e and the recently formed Studio Isar Animation. He will be responsible for the global commercial business of Studio 100 International, including […]

Studio 100 acquires Little Airplane Productions

Studio 100 has taken over kids prodco Little Airplane Productions. With this US acquisition, Belgium’s Studio 100 is taking a step further into international expansion. Little Airplane Productions is known for the series Wonder Pets, Small Potatoes, Super Wings, P. King Duckling and many others, all original productions created from scratch for broadcasters around the […]

Elmendorff leaves Studio 100

Patrick Elmendorff has resigned as CEO of kids producer and distributor Studio 100 Media. Veteran kids exec Elmendorff came to Studio 100 from EM.Entertainment, which Studio 100 subsequently bought. He has been at the company for nine years, latterly as managing director. Studio 100 said that the outgoing exec will ‘focus on his new job […]

Discovery Kids brings Nils to India

Discovery Communications has acquired animated series Nils Holgersson for its kids net in India. Discovery Kids India has bagged exclusive local rights to the upcoming show, which is based upon the book by Nobel Prize-winning Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. The CGI series is currently in production. It is distributed by Studio 100 Media, which struck […]

Studio 100 buys M4E

Europe’s Studio 100 has acquired a majority interest in Germany’s m4E. Belgium-based Studio 100 has taken a 68% holding in the brand management and production firm for an undisclosed amount. The deals sees M4E founders and principal shareholders Hans Ulrich Stoef, Michael Büttner, Oliver Jansen and Cees Wessels (the latter through his associated companies TSC […]

New kids channel for Studio 100, beIN

Europe’s Studio 100 and beIN Sports are launching a new kids channel, beJunior. The service will target viewers in the Middle East and North Africa, with producer and distributor Studio 100 partnering with Qatari-owned beIN. The channel will be on the beIN Media Group’s pay platform in the MENA region, with Studio 100 providing its […]

Maya the Bee buzzes for Disney

Disney has acquired CGI kids series Maya the Bee. The show will go out on the Disney Junior preschool channel in the region. Disney bought the series from Studio 100, which distributes the series and produces it out of its French studio. In France the series goes out on commissioning broadcasters TF1 and in Germany […]