Italy’s Gruppo Alcuni has announced three new deals which will take key TV properties Pet Pals and Symo & Rose as well as their feature length toon Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code to all new territories around the world.
Alcuni’s hit series Pet Pals will now be available on AMEBA, the Canada-based multi-platform digital distribution service. The kid friendly series follows the inquisitive pets on their adventures of discovery while emphasizing friendship and encouraging problem solving and observational skills. A new raft of 52 episodes are now available in 3-D. Meanwhile, Symo & Rose has been picked up by Lucha Distribution for Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The dialog-free, Flash-animated series features cute characters and catchy music as well as references to classic movies for cinephiles of all ages.
The studio’s feature-length animated adventure Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code, distributed in numerous countries worldwide and a hit at the Italian and Spanish box office, has been acquired by Hong Kong King Land Media for mainland China. The film sees the six Pet Pals struggling against the evil Crow Witch who wants to drain and pave over the lagoon and canals of Venice. The Pals must unravel the secrets of Marco Polo’s Code before it’s too late.