UK-based Komixx Entertainment (Toby’s Travelling Circus) has expanded into the US kids market by opening its first international office in L.A.
The company plans to explore opportunities in American television and film emphasizing high-end teen drama trends. It’s also partnered with US media company Great Guns to explore opportunities in computer gaming for existing and new IP.
Since Komixx, a partner company with Random House Children’s Publishers UK, debuted stop-motion animated Toby’s Travelling Circus on September 15 on Channel 5′s Milkshake! in the UK, the series now reaches two million viewers. The second season is expected for broadcast beyond 2013 and UK-based Union Media recently signed on to handle the global distribution rights for the series.