Annecy MIFA 2024: Banijay Kids & Family closed new sales for “Charlie and Lola”

Banijay Kids & Family Distribution confirmed multi-season deals for the Tiger Aspect Kids & Family animation in Ireland, Germany, Korea, Norway and the Netherlands.

13 JUN 2024

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Banijay Kids & Family announced multiple international sales for preschool animation series “Charlie and Lola”. A Tiger Aspect Kids & Family property, seasons 1-3, plus two specials, have been sold to TG4 (Ireland), and relicensed by WDR (Germany). Asiana (Korea) has taken seasons 1-3; seasons 2-3 have been picked up by NRK (Norway); and seasons 1-2, plus two specials, have been relicensed by NPO (Netherlands). Last year it was confirmed Banijay Kids & Family would represent the animated series’ audio-visual, digital and merchandising rights. The deals were secured by the company’s distribution arm, Banijay Kids & Family Distribution.

Julia Rowlands, SVP Sales, Coproductions & Acquisitions, Banijay Kids & Family said: "‘Charlie and Lola’ is an iconic brand, and the continued international interest in it is testament to its enduring appeal for preschool audiences. We are so proud to have the show in our portfolio of premium kids titles and we are delighted audiences around the world continue to embrace the magic of its storytelling.”

“Charlie and Lola” has won numerous industry accolades, including multiple Children’s BAFTAs. It combines 2D cut-out-style animation and photomontage, with a children’s voice cast, and is based on the award-winning picture book series by Lauren Child. There have been three seasons to-date, totalling 78×11’ and 2×22’ episodes, which first launched on CBeebies in 2005.