The series will be based on the popular comic of the same name.
The company – having kicked off the year as part of Studio 100 – acquired the rights from its co-production partner Gerhard Hahn and Hahn Film AG.
The studio responsible for such hits as Super Wings will now be managed by Studio 100.
The firm has acquired distribution rights for the two Australian live-action series which will be introduced at MIPCOM this week.
The Freeview channel London Live will launch its new kids strand with UK premieres of Heidi and iconic episodes of Power Rangers.
The show will be broadcast across Norway, Sweden and Finland thanks to a slew of new deals.
The firm will bring the animated series to Hungary, Romania, Moldova, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ex-Yugoslavia including Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, and Slovenia.
Hans Ulrich Stoef will continue to act as CEO of m4e AG.
The firm has acquired the new series based on the successful book by the Swedish author Selma Lagerlof, the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
‘The first teaser shows Maya and Willi announcing their new movie – and also a brand new character: Violet,’ says Studio 100’s Patrick Elmendorff.
‘We are happy to expand our collaboration with Ceska televize with our well-known animation brands,’ says Studio 100’s Martin Krieger.
A second series for Heidi is already in production, and with a film set for release in 2018 the property is continuing its success. Christophe Drevet, international consumer products director at Studio 100, reveals details about the new Heidi toys on the way from Famosa and the company’s five-year plan for Maya the Bee.
The channel will be available from today for pay TV subscribers of the beIN Media Group.
The firm has come on board as Studio 100’s new licensing agency across the region in a partnership that arrives as the CGI Maya and the Bee premieres at cinemas across Finland.
The revamped, CGI children's series has topped TV ratings across Europe, including France, Germany and Spain.
Studio 100 has has revealed a deal with Primal Screen for the Maya the Bee move.