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Sun-Mate Announces New Partners for DQ’s ‘Jungle Book’
Global toy manufacturer Sun-Mate has added new partners for DQE’s new 3D, CGI animated TV series The Jungle Book. The org is expanding its network of worldwide partners with the announcement of a slate of toy distributor agreements in key global territories. Sun-Mate president Rami Ben-Moshe confirmed five new international distributor agreements with Hunter Leisure, Australia; Flash Toys in Latin America; Haka, New Zealand; Prima Toys in South Africa; and SMC Entertainment for Benelux.
“We are so excited to have these exceptional international partners who are as committed to The Jungle Book brand as we are,” said Ben-Moshe. “Sun-Mate is dedicated to building this property into a universal brand and as we head to the forthcoming 2013 Hong Kong Toy Fair, New York Toy Fair, and Nuremberg Toy Fair, we look forward, with great anticipation, to announcing additional agreements and meeting with new partners at each of these important events.”
Sun-Mate’s is also the North American master toy licensee for “The Jungle Book” brand. SMC Entertainment Group, Inc. holds the North American rights for home entertainment, licensing, merchandising and promotional rights. SMC also secured the master toy rights for The Jungle Book for Australia and New Zealand and all licensing and merchandising rights for South Africa. DQ Entertainment (DQE) is the producer and global rights owners of new animated TV series.
The Jungle Book is a new 3D, CGI animated series, which offers a new take on the Rudyard Kipling classic tale, The show is currently airing in 165 countries across the globe, and has over 100 licensees worldwide in key categories of publishing, gaming, digital, apparel, accessories, home furnishings, back-to-school, games, puzzles, HBA, confections, amusement, Halloween other seasonal products and more.