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CYBER GROUP STUDIOS EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH WITH NEW INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST AND DIGITAL PARTNERS

11 Jan - 2022

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Award-Winning studio secures deals for 16 series with diverse group of leading international companies

Cyber Group Studios, a leading producer and distributor of animated series for children and families worldwide has secured major broadcast and streaming partnerships with top international broadcasters and digital platforms. The new deals will bring 16 of the company’s distributed series to viewers across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.

“We’re very pleased to be working with so many of the world’s leading broadcast and streaming partners that share our commitment to providing quality children’s programming to kids and families everywhere,” said Raphaelle Mathieu, SVP Sales and Acquisitions and New Media at Cyber Group Studios. “Our expansive and diverse slate provides a rich range of content for today’s young audiences, and we look forward to work with even more producers and co-producers, to make our distributed programs available to more viewers around the globe to engage with, learn from and enjoy.

Cyber Group Studios’ newest partnerships include the following broadcasters and series: 

  • TV3 (Spain) – Ernest and Rebecca, The Pirates Next Door and Sadie Sparks
  • SIC K (Portugal) – Tom Sawyer and Droners
  • MTVA (Hungary) – Zou (Seasons 2 and 3), Raju the Rickshaw and Tom Sawyer
  • LRT (Lithuania) – Mirette Investigates, The Pirates Next Door and Gigantosaurus (Season 1)
  • Ceska TV (Czech Republic) – Zou (Seasons 2 and 3) 
  • AMC Networks International (Central and Northern Europe) – Ernest and Rebecca, Zorro: The Chronicles and Leo the Wildlife Ranger
  • RTBF (Belgium) – Sadies Sparks, Ernest and Rebecca

The company also has signed a raft of deals with Canal + for its international channels, including: 

  • In Myanmar – Mirette Investigates, Leo the Wildlife Ranger and Purple Turtle
  • In Ethiopia (for the THEMA channel) – Zou, Mini Ninjas and Zorro: The Chronicles 

And on the digital front, Cyber Group Studios has secured a streaming video on demand (SVOD) service deal with animation newcomer Bell Media, Canada’s largest mass media company, for English- and French-speaking VOD rights for The Pirates Next Door, Mini Ninjas, Sadie Sparks, and Zorro: The Chronicles.

All of these agreements follow a successful October 2021 MIPCOM launch of three new series: 

  • Squared Zebra, produced under the newly-created French and Russian joint label Cyber Soyuz Junior
  • Nefertine on the Nile corpoduced with Graphilm (Italy), Wahoo! (Belgium) in collaboration with Rai Ragazzi
  • The Last Kids on Earth, Netflix original animated series based on Max Brallier’s bestselling books and produced by Thunderbird Entertainment‘s animation studio Atomic Cartoons.

 Secured partnerships include these broadcasters:  

  • ABC AustraliaSquared Zebra 
  • Ceska TV (Czech Republic) and HOP! (Israel) – Nefertine on the Nile 
  • LRT (Lithuania) – The Last Kids on Earth

More broadcast partnerships are currently in active discussions globally and will be announced soon.

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