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Zodiak amplifies Chinese presence with Ciwen Kids

Zodiak Media has struck a significant content agreement in China with Ciwen Media Group, which is set to distribute more than 390 episodes of Zodiak programming and serve as a regional distribution agent across free TV, cable and satellite, home entertainment and VOD platforms.
March 24, 2014

Zodiak Media has struck a significant content agreement in China with Ciwen Media Group, which is set to distribute more than 390 episodes of Zodiak programming and serve as a regional distribution agent across free TV, cable and satellite, home entertainment and VOD platforms.

The Chinese company has been granted the exclusive distribution rights to a number of animated programs from Zodiak Media’s French studios Marathon Media (Totally Spies, pictured – 26 x 26 minutes, The Amazing Spiez – 52 x 30 minutes, Rekkit Rabbit – 104 x 13 minutes) and Tele Images (Extreme Football – 39 x 26 minutes, The Ranch – 26 x 26 minutes, The Basketeers – 52 x 26 minutes), as well as Little Princess (100 x 11 minutes) from the Illuminated Film Company.

Ciwen will broker multiplatform deals throughout China and Macau, as well as for VOD platforms in Hong Kong. Programming will be dubbed into Mandarin or other regional languages.

Both companies have expressed interest in extending the deal to include licensing, merchandising and publishing, and further announcements will be made during the year.

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Wendy is Kidscreen’s Associate Editor. When she’s not sourcing material for the brand's daily email newsletter, she’s researching, writing and connecting with others about the newest trends in digital media. Contact Wendy at wgoldman@brunico.com.

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