German brand-management and media company m4e has appointed Paris-based Planeta Junior as its new licensing agent for CGI-animated series Tip the Mouse in France and several Central and Eastern Europe territories.
Along with France, Planeta Junior will work to establish and grow the licensing program for the preschool series in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
The CP development follows the recent TV launch of Tip the Mouse (Tip la Souris) on pubcaster France 5′s ZouZous block. A French pay-TV launch will follow in September on Canal+ preschool net Piwi+.
The 52-episode series is c0-produced by m4e, Studio Bozzetto & Co., Giunti Editore, Studio Campedelli and Rai Fiction, and based on the popular Tip the Mouse book series that has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide.