Who bought what? The year in pubcaster pickups
From fresh new titles like Odo to evergreen hits such as PJ Masks and Odd Squad, here's a breakdown of shows that were highly sought after by this buyer group in 2021.
Broadcasters hop on The Little Prince series
Produced by ON kids & family and Bidibul Productions, the new adaptation has been picked up by France Télévisions, WDR, RAI and Gloob for a 2023 premiere.
WarnerMedia taps new LatAm acquisitions manager
Former Gloob content sales manager Beatriz Thompson is now responsible for negotiating kids and family acquisitions, co-productions and local productions in the region.
Canadian animation school expands to Brazil
VANAS will launch a new program for aspiring artists in the region this September, as demand for LatAm content grows.
On the radar: Hot animation zones to watch
Where are WarnerMedia APAC, ABC Australia and Gloob looking for talent and new studios these days? Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and China are just a few regions they're keeping an eye on.
Will there be an encore for live experiences?
Gloob's Tatiana Costa and WOW Explorations' Donna Friedman Meir explain how stage shows and in-store experiences can make a comeback after COVID-19.
ZAG inks long-term partnership with Playmates
Part of a new strategy, the open-ended deal will focus on toys, dolls, playsets and roleplay items inspired by the company's brand portfolio.
Globosat restructures children’s department
To bolster the Brazilian net's kids slate, Luiz Filipe Figueira and Flavia Costa are heading up new programming and content units for Gloob and Gloobinho.
Gloob launches first original sitcom
As part of a bigger push into comedies, the Brazilian kidsnet has produced its first original sitcom (Bugados) and launched a new comedy slot on its channel.
Broadcast Deals You Missed: CBeebies, KiKa
A pair of BBC preschool shows have been picked up for distribution, while KiKa, Gloob and Sky Kids all snag new programming.
Gloob, Gloobinho’s head of content exits
Paula Taborda dos Guaranys has left her position at the kidsnets after two decades with Globo Group.
Gloob to co-produce new Miraculous seasons
As a result of the new partnership, ZAG and Method Animation's hit series will feature a Brazilian character in season five.
Technicolor’s drone series flies with France Televisions
Technicolor's original animated series Team DroniX has brand-new co-pro partners in France Télévisions and Brazil's Gloob.
Mia and Me gets US deal, more global broadcasters
Italian prodco Rainbow and co-pro partners Lucky Punch and M4e in Germany have announced a raft of new broadcasting deals for their series Mia and me, including one with Nickelodeon US.