Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Nickelodeon Scandinavia And Nickelodeon Benelux Pick Up The Broadcast Rights To Alphanim's "Santapprentice"

From C21Media:
Nets delve into Alphanim library

Broadcasters across the globe have acquired library programming from France's Alphanim.

Among the deals, Discovery Kids (Asia) has acquired France Televisions/Canal+ coproduction Pok & Mok (78x7′), along with EBS (South Korea), YLE (Finland) and Canal+ (Poland).

Discovery Kids also bought The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog (52x13′), while Canal+ has taken on Potatoes and Dragons (78x7′), Ralf the Record Rat (104x1′) and X-Duckx (78x8′).

Other deals include Taiwan's Eastern TV buying Cooking? Child’s Play (39x8′), Nickelodeon acquiring Santapprentice (52x13′) for Scandinavia [Nickelodeon Scandinavia; including Nickelodeon Denmark, Nickelodeon Norway, and Nickelodeon Sweden] and Benelux [Nickelodeon Benelux; including Nickelodeon Belgium and Nickelodeon Netherlands] and DR taking it to Denmark. Spain's ETB has bought three seasons of Galactick Football (78x26′).

Gaumont-owned Alphanim also secured further deals in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Brazil and Slovenia.

Jesse Whittock

GENRES: Animation, Children's
SHOWS: Cooking? Child's Play, Galactik Football, Pok & Mok, Potatoes and Dragons, Ralf the Record Rat, Santapprentice, The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog, X-Duckx
COMPANIES: Alphanim, Canal+, Discovery Kids, DR, Eastern TV, EBS, ETB, France Televisions, Gaumont Group, Nickelodeon, YLE
COUNTRIES: Finland, France, Korea, Poland, Scandinavia, Spain, Taiwan
Alphanim's "Santapprentice" is a Christmas themed movie/film about a young orphan who, due to every Santa Claus retiring every 163 years, is selected to replace Santa Claus when he retires.

Also, from Kidscreen:
Alphanim secures raft of international broadcasting sales

Paris, France-based prodco Alphanim has announced a slew of new TV deals across Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and Brazil.

The France TV and Canal+ 78 x seven-minute animated co-production Pok & Mok was snapped up by Discovery Kids for its Asian feeds, and by EBS (South Korea), YLE (Finland), and Canal+ (Poland). Canal+ Poland has also scooped up Alphanim's Potatoes and Dragons (78 x eight minutes), Ralf the Record Rat (104 x one-minute), and X-DuckX (78 x eight minutes).

Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog (52 x 13 minutes) has been taken by Discovery Kids Asia while Eastern TV has picked up Cooking? Child's Play (39 x eight minutes) for Taiwan.

Moving to Scandinavia, Nickelodeon has acquired Santa Apprentice (52 x 13 minutes) for all territories including rights to Benelux, and DR TV Denmark has also grabbed the series.

In Brazil, season two of adventure comedy Gawayn (52 x 13 minutes) has been nabbed by Globosat.

Rounding out the sales, Spain’s ETB has picked up all three seasons of Galactik Football (78 x 26 minutes), and in CEE and Turkey, Cooking? Childs’s Play (39 x eight minutes) has been purchased by RTV Slovenia, while ATV has snatched Turkish rights to The Small Giant (52 x 13 minutes), Toto Trouble (52 x 13 minutes), The Green Squad (52 x 13 minutes), Woofy (65 x five minutes) and Mouss & Boubidi (52 x one minute).

Tags: Alphanim, Asia, Brazil, Europe, Pok & Mok, Scandinavia