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TV3 SPAIN ACQUIRES TWO SEASONS OF THE INTERNATIONALY POPULAR GERONIMO STILTON ANIMATED SERIES
For Immediate Release:
(Milan, Italy) (September 23, 2013)— (Virtual Press Office
) -- Co-Production and distribution partners Atlantyca Entertainment and France-based Moonscoop have secured their newest broadcast sales deal for the popular animated children’s series “Geronimo Stilton” to TV3, TV Catalonia. Picking-up season 1 and 2 (52 x 26 min.) TV3 premiered the first episodes of the first season of the series on September 11th.
Published by Grup 62, Geronimo Stilton, the book series, is a top seller in the territory the broadcast deal supports the brand celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Inspired by the popular book series of the same name, the animated series “Geronimo Stilton,” focuses on the life and adventures of the super famous mouse journalist, and head of the Geronimo Stilton Media Group. The third season will encompass even more friends, old and new, who get involved in new sensational journeys set in a background of distinctive locations.
About Atlantyca Entertainment:
Atlantyca Entertainment is a trans-media entertainment company based in Italy. It is the IP holder and manager for all of the Geronimo Stilton brands and all of its character spin-offs. The Production & Distribution division together with the partner Moonscoop produced two seasons of the animated series Geronimo Stilton. The third season is currently in production.
Atlantyca’s Licensing division manages all of the Geronimo Stilton brands and is the appointed Italian agent for Le Petit Prince, Mouk, Code Lyoko,
and Dive Olly Dive!
The Foreign rights sales department has secured more than 4200 translation deals with over 130 leading publishers from around the world. Atlantyca’s Publishing division is responsible for having created and launched a series of loosely-based books for popular brands.
In 2011, Atlantyca established Atlantyca Dreamfarm to expand its publishing operations, and the digital division Atlantyca LAB.
In 2010 the company opened a Representative office in Bejing, China.
Moonscoop is a leading worldwide kids production, distribution, brand management and entertainment company, focused on producing original projects and building brands with international appeal and longevity. With around four new series per year, the Moonscoop group gathers the best actors in the animation industry: Moonscoop (Paris) and Moonscoop LLC (Los Angeles), two world class animation studios: Antefilms Studio (France) and LuxAnimation ( Luxembourg).
Moonscoop Distribution is also heavily invested in launching internationally branded non linear (VOD, SVOD, FVOD, EST) kids offer on New Media platforms (IPTV, Web, Mobile, Connected TV).
Its rights library combines many of the most successful programs and best-loved animated creations in the global television market and includes over 3000 half-hours of programming airing in more than 160 territories worldwide. Key brands include “Code Lyoko”, “Chloe’s Closet”, “Geronimo Stilton”, “Hero 108”, “Tara Duncan” and “Casper’s Scare School” which are licensed in markets around the world. Moonscoop‘s production slate currently includes new series as “Code Lyoko Evolution”, “Sabrina The Teenage Witch”, “Chloe’s Closet, Season II”, “Jungle Book, Season II” and “Ava Riko Teo, Season II”.