DreamWorks Classics secures new deals for The Owl & Co

DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new deals across Europe, Middle East and Asia for children’s series The Owl & Co.

New partners include Super RTL (Germany), DR (Denmark), Planeta Junior (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Cyprus), MBC (Middle East), Minika Channel (Turkey), TVB (Hong Kong) and Cineplex (Thailand).

The 3D CGI series consists of 78 seven-minute episodes and is aimed at children aged six and up. It is produced by Paris-based independent audiovisual production company, Studio Hari, in partnership with France Télévisions.

The original series feature 52 one-minute episodes that received top audience ratings and aired in 200 countries worldwide. Four TV specials based on the series premiered last year, with the all new episodes due to roll out internationally throughout 2014.

"We are absolutely delighted with the initial response to this hilariously funny series, and to have already secured such great platforms for The Owl & Co," said Chloe van den Berg, EVP international at DreamWorks Classics. "We look forward to being able to broaden the reach with further partners at MIPTV."

Josselin Charier, co-founder of Studio Hari, added: "We are thrilled to be working with DreamWorks Classics on this key property. The expertise of DreamWorks Classics in managing the world’s most well-known kids properties is for us the best asset to build a strong and successful brand with The Owl & Co."

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