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Studio 100 secures new broadcast deal with CJ E&M

German media brand management companies Studio 100 and M4e have secured a new broadcasting deal with South Korean company CJ E&M.

The company is picking up season 2 of the CGI series Maya the Bee”(52 x 12 minutes) and the recently completed second season of the preschool CGI series Tip the Mouse”(26 x 7 minutes) for South Korea. They also secured the rights to the preschool series Florrie’s Dragons (52 x 10 minutes). All programs are foreseen to air on CJ’s new premium Pay TV channel English gem for preschoolers in Korea. It aims at providing the opportunity to learn the English language in a more natural way through internationally renowned quality programs for children. The channel will be launched in May 2018.

Singapore’s Mediacorp has meanwhile acquired the broadcasting rights to the CGI series Tashi (52 x 11 minutes) and Nils Holgersson (52 x 13 minutes) from Studio 100 Media for their channel Okto.

Maya the Bee (130 x 12 minutes) is a Studio 100 Animation co-production with ZDF and Gulli, season one of this CGI series was sold to more than 170 countries. Currently, the second feature film Maya the Bee – The Honey Games is theatrically launched across the world. The pre-school series Tip the Mouse”(78 x 7 minutes) is produced by m4e, Studio Bozzetto, Giunti, Studio Campedelli and RaiFiction and based on the best-selling Italian children’s book series “Topo Tip” with more than eleven million copies sold worldwide.

The CGI adventure Tashi is produced by Studio 100’s animation studio Flying Bark Productions in association with Discreet Art Productions India and the Irish Telegael Teoranta. It is based on the beloved Australian children’s books by Barbara and Anna Fienberg. The CGI version of the timeless and classic adventures of Nils Holgersson is produced by Studio 100 Animation in association with ARD/BR and was launched in fall 2017.

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