Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian entertainment company behind the hit animated series Geronimo Stilton, launched Atlantyca IP Agency, a new branch that will focus on selling Atlantyca’s extensive catalog of children’s publishing properties.
Lucia Geraldine Scott, a five-year veteran of the company, has been appointed as sales manager of the new branch. Scott’s production credits include production coordinator for the first season of Geronimo Stilton, and she was the production manager for season two while working with the creative team in the development of other new shows, including season three of Geronimo Stilton. In her new role, she will be responsible for pursuing the right partners for the sales of the Atlantyca IP Agency’s catalog of titles.
“We have so many creative children’s publishing properties that have the opportunity to be exploited further” said Scott. “I am so excited to be part of Atlantyca’s expansion and I am very anxious to introduce Atlantyca IP Agency’s brands to new production partners who recognize their potential.”
Other key Atlantyca IP Agency properties include:
- Agatha Mistery, a series of 11 books with four for publication in 2013, the first book, published in 2010 has been sold in 16 languages and is published by Penguin Publishing in the English speaking countries and by Hachette in the French speaking countries;
- Minerva Mint, a series of 5 books, with the next book to be published this year, acquired by Stone Arch;
- Enchanted Emporium, a series of 6 books, sold into 10 languages including English to Stone Arch and German to Random House;
- Lily Lace, a perfect girls brand featuring the beautiful world of fashion with enormous licensing potential. Since its launch in 2012, 5 books have been published, with over 15,000 copies sold in its first initial 3 months. Lily Lace is available in 6 since different languages.