Superprod Animation and Planeta Junior Form New Partnership

Leading European Kids Companies Consolidate Production and Distribution with Multi-Project deal

Superprod Animation and leading European kids entertainment company Planeta Junior are delighted to announce a new partnership to distribute, license and produce premium kids and family programs worldwide.

The alliance kicks off with Helen’s Little School (52×11’). Superprod Animation (France) and Muse Entertainment (Canada) produced the series that is currently on air among others on France Télévisions and TV5 Monde, Télé Québec, TFO, Knowledge Channel, MTVA in Hungary, C+ in Poland, Discovery Kids in Latin America. The series is also available in China on TENCENT and other digital platforms, through deals secured by UYoung, and in a growing number of territories in Asia.

Planeta Junior will be the master licensing agent of the property worldwide and will distribute the series in Spain, Portugal, Italy, UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
The following project, That’s Joey! (52×11’), is a comedy animation tv series based on the comics created by Thierry Coppée and published by Delcourt, with over 3.7 million copies sold through the world. The series is produced by Superprod Animation (France) and coproduced by Planeta Junior, Digital Graphics (Belgium) and Atmosphere Media (Germany). That’s Joey! is in production for French free TV broadcaster M6.
Planeta Junior will become the master licensing agent of the series worldwide excluding French speaking territories and distribute the series in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Greece, Turkey, and jointly Latin America along Superprod. Atmosphere is handling sales in German speaking Europe. Superights is handling sales in all other territories worldwide.

The first episodes of That’s Joey! will be presented during next MIPCOM Junior in October 2019.

Superprod is also currently producing, under its Superprod Films banner, a live-action family movie adapted from the best-selling books, together with Bidibul Productions (Luxembourg) and SND – Groupe M6.

Clément Calvet and Jérémie Fajner, founders of Superprod say “We are thrilled to strikethis new partnership with such a great partner with a global reach and a strong expertise in licensing and merchandising. We’re glad Helen and Joey are in the hands of the dynamic team of Planeta Junior and we are looking to do even more together”.

Ignacio Segura, Managing Director of Planeta Junior, says: “We are determined to ally withthe best partners in the game to create and spread worldwide the most exciting content ever. Superprod is producing this high-quality content for kids with a global gaze and we are completely aligned with their vision. We are proud to start this journey with them and to continue our big commitment in France, one of our top territories in Europe.”

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