"Panda & Krash"
Riki Group, a leading Russian animation company, reports multiple deals on its flagship projects "The Fixies", "BabyRiki", "Panda & Krash", "PinCode" and "Tina & Tony". Riki has teamed up with Da Vinci Media to broadcast "The Fixies" on multiple territories including South Africa, India, UK, Ireland, Turkey, Spain, Germany, Portugal and Brazil in English and local languages. The agreement was secured by the series’s sales agent Play Big. "The Fixies" was also picked up by PlayKids for the US, UK and Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
In another deal, "Panda and Krash" will soon be available in Brazil because Riki Group continues its cooperation with Globosat. Along with the premiere project, the partner also acquired the rights to the third season of "BabyRiki". "Panda and Krash" premiered in China this January, this was followed by broadcasts in Russia starting in February. It was jointly created by Riki Group and Chinese FUN Union and CCTV Animation Group. 52 episodes of 12 minutes each in CGI 3D format follow the adventures of Chinese panda HeHe and the rabbit Krash from the Kikoriki animated series.
Moreover, Riki Group announces the animated preschool series "Tina & Tony" has commenced broadcast on TiJi. Broadcaster will launch series in Russia, CIS and Israel. “We are glad to offer 'Tina & Tony' on TiJi. This tender and funny series completely corresponds to our young audience from 3 to 6 years old. This comedy is a good example of the creativity and richness of Russian animation that we broadcast on our channel”, - Philippe Bony, Head of M6 Group Thematic TV Channels Division comments.
Romanian Tralala will present "Tina & Tony" on Youtube worldwide in Romanian dubbing. Epic Story Media, an exclusive distributor of the English and French versions of "Tina & Tony" for the U.S. and Canada, has sent the project to Kidoodle TV.
Lastly, Hong kong-based TVB has picked up "PinCode" to launch on Jade and J2 channels and my TVSuper and TVB Anywhere platforms this spring.