Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has struck a deal with WeKids for exclusive distribution rights in Greater China for over 130 half-hours of three of its top animated series: Zou, Zorro The Chronicles and Mini Ninjas. WeKids will distribute the shows through TV broadcasters and VOD platforms throughout mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
Zou (156 x 11, HD CGI) entertains children in more than 150 countries around the world and in over 30 languages, while teaching young viewers valuable lessons about family and growing up, with the help of the delightful five-year-old zebra called Zou. The third season is currently in production and has also already been pre-bought by Disney EMEA and France Télévisions in France and will premiere on Disney Junior France by the end of 2016.
Zorro The Chronicles (26 x 22, HD CGI) is an action comedy series geared to kids 6-12 and produced by Cyber Group Studios in collaboration with John Gertz’s Zorro Production Inc. and Blue Spirit Studios for France Télévisions and RAI. The series has already sold to major broadcasters such as Tele Quebec (Canada), VRT and RTBF (Belgium), RTVE (Spain), NPO (Netherlands), RTS and RSI (Switzerland), YLE (Finland), SVT (Sweden), Canal Panda (Portugal), Minimax (Eastern Europe), ETV (Estonia), LRT (Litthuania), Globosat (Brazil), ETV (South Africa), Al Jazeera (Middle East), Spectrum (Indonesia & Sri Lanka), Mediacorp (Singapore), Thai PBS (Thailand), et al.
Mini Ninjas (52 x 11, HD 2D & CGI) is an action comedy series aimed at kids 6-11 and co-produced by TF1 Production, Cyber Group Studios and Enanimation. It follows the adventures of a new generation of ninjas, a cool cast of bold and lovable characters, trained by their Ninja Master, who fight to liberate innocent animals transformed into fearsome samurais. The series currently airs on TF1 (France), Rai (Italy), Disney EMEA, Tele Quebec (Canada), VRT & RTBF (Belgium), RTVE Clan (Spain), RTS (Switzerland), Spectrum (Indonesia) and others.