The Diary of Bita and Cora and Finding Stuff Out also acquired
Dublin, Ireland – November 13, 2018 – Nat Geo Kids, one of the region’s predominant kid-focused broadcasters in Latin America, has licensed a trio of series from 9 Story Distribution International in advance of MipCancun, taking place in Mexico, November 14-16.
Among the lineup of titles licensed are brand-new animated series Let’s Go Luna! (79 x 11’), The Diary of Bita and Cora (26 x 5’) and seasons 3 and 4 of Finding Stuff Out (26 x 22’). The deal covers broadcast rights for Latin America, including Brazil, and the Caribbean.
Aimed at kids 4 to 7 and produced by 9 Story Media Group’s Brown Bag Films, Let’s Go Luna! follows the adventures of friends Leo, an Australian wombat, Mexican butterfly Carmen and Andy, a frog from the U.S. as they travel the globe with their parents’ performance troupe Circo Fabuloso.
The Diary of Bita & Cora, from TV ON Producciones, an animated series for kids ages 4 to 8, features best friends/galactic explorers Bita and Cora who crash land on a strange and wonderful new planet, Pruna. Like all great space adventures, they embark on a journey of discovery to find out everything they can about their fascinating new world.
Finding Stuff Out, produced by Apartment 11, is a lively science-oriented series for kids 6-11, which instead of imposing adult notions on kids about what they should know, gives them what they want: answers to the questions that matter to them the most!
About 9 Story Distribution International
9 Story Distribution International is the international distribution arm of 9 Story Media Group, a leading content creator, producer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property. Recognized around the world for best-in-class brands such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts, Barney and Garfield and Friends, 9 Story Distribution International represents over 3,500 half hours of animated and live action programming, seen on some of the most respected international channels and platforms. With facilities in Toronto, New York, Dublin and Manchester, 9 Story Media Group employs over 700 creative and corporate staff.
About Nat Geo Kids
Nat Geo Kids is National Geographic Partners’ multiplatform entertainment destination (TV & App) for 4- to 7-year-olds. Nat Geo Kids offers parents a safe destination with the backing of National Geographic, one of the most prestigious brands worldwide with a legacy of over 130 years that gathers together the best scientists, explorers, photographers and filmmakers to create stories that help change the world. In this sense, Nat Geo Kids’ goal is to accompany children in their growth, knowing that a vocation and a passion for nature, adventure, creativity and science start in childhood. The brand offers more than 500 hours of entertainment with the best animated programming, including original productions such as “Nat Geo Lab”, the upcoming “Opa Popa Dopa” and acquisitions such as “Pablo”, “DOT.”, “The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,” “Ready Jet Go!,” “Chuck’s Choice,” “Javi y el club del árbol,” and “Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab,” among others. The offering is completed with blockbuster movies such as “Madagascar,” “Megamind,” and “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”.
For further information:
Jennifer Ansley, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, 9 Story Media Group
+1 416 530-9900 ext 230, firstname.lastname@example.org