Atlantyca signs as distribution partner for children’s animation Taka and Maka

Giant Wheel Animation, the Anglo-Indian CGI animation studio, has appointed Atlantyca Entertainment as its new distribution partner for its animated series Taka and Maka.

The three-year agreement will see Atlantyca hold the distribution rights for the series across Europe, North America and Latin America. The deal will kick off at this year’s MIPCOM 2013.

A co-production with French animation studio Tiktak Production and series director Ulrich Boyer’s Techtonik Productions, Taka and Maka follows the adventures of two mischievous geckos.

Soumyashree Mohapatra, creative director of Giant Wheel Animation, said: "We’re delighted to be working with Atlantyca. They have a strong track record in international animation distribution and we look forward to them contributing to the success of the show."

Pedro Citaristi, distribution manager, Atlantyca Entertainment, added: ‘We are delighted to be teaming up with Giant Wheel Animation and so excited to be representing this unique property in such key territories.

"Taka and Maka is a wonderfully creative story of friendship and we are thrilled to add the property to our growing distribution catalogue. We look forward to bringing this series to a whole new group of young audiences."

General director of TikTak Production, Laurent Medea, said: "I’m glad to work with Gian Wheel Animation, our co-producers and Atlantyca as distributing partner to represent the international potential of the series and I hope MIPCOM will bring success to our property."

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