Zinkia Entertainment

‘Ghostforce’ firm ZAG picks ‘Pocoyo’ veteran to oversee TV content

LA-based animation studio ZAG has named former Zinkia executive Maria Doolan to oversee its TV output. Doolan, who was behind the global growth of Spain’s Pocoyo, takes the newly created position of VP of TV content with a remit across ZAG’s global strategy of content distribution across all platforms. She will work across the ZAG Heroez portfolio, […]

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 […]

Spain’s Zinkia in administration

Pocoyo’s Madrid-based brand owner Zinkia Entertainment has gone into administration, marking the latest kids IP firm to go under as Spain’s economic woes bite. Zinkia was unable to renegotiate terms of a €2.5 million (US$3.4 million) loan with a private lender despite agreeing other refinancing deals with bondholders, banks and commercial creditors and went into […]