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Mondo TV CEO in China for animation meet

Mondo TV CEO in China for animation meet

Events
Matteo Corradi, CEO of Mondo TV, a major international player in the production, distribution and licensing of animated content, recently made his presence felt at an animation conference in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province, China. He had gone there to share Mondo’s experiences as co-producer with China’s York Animation of the forthcoming children’s series Invention Story. The conference, called the Henan Animation Industry under The Belt and The Road Initiative (a reference to trading routes) took place on 20 September. Among the topics discussed was the trend towards the animation industry going global and how Henan Province’s animation industry could make a difference. The conference also discussed ways for Chinese animation to gain access to international markets. Zhe
Mondo TV gets into first-ever live-action show with Heidi Bienvenida a Casa

Mondo TV gets into first-ever live-action show with Heidi Bienvenida a Casa

VFX
Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has debuted into its first-ever live-action production in Europe and the Middle East where it recently launched on major channels in Russia and Israel. Heidi Bienvenida a Casa, a comedy-drama for teens follows the adventures of a happy, carefree girl who leaves her beloved mountain home to live in the big city was launched on the Russian free-to-air youth drama and reality programming channel CTC LOVE on 19 August.The 60 x 45’ show airs on Saturdays and Sundays at 9 am. More recently, the show launched on Yes KidZ Israel on 3 September. The show is shown from Sunday to Thursday at 1.30pm.  Yes KidZ is an Israeli television channel for children that started broadcasting on yes, the sole direct broadc
Mondo TV announces the arrival of  Robot Trains in Italy

Mondo TV announces the arrival of Robot Trains in Italy

Animation
Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has announced the arrival in Italy of season one of the new children’s 3D CGI animated action-adventure show Robot Trains. It will show daily on DeA Junior, a pay TV channel on the Sky platform from September 4. This exciting 32 x 11’ animated series meant for children between four to seven years of age is set in Train World where all the citizens are trains. However, among the residents there are special trains that can transform into robots! The show, produced by one of South Korea’s largest content and marketing companies CJ E&M is already a big hit in Korea where it has enjoyed licensing success in toys, publishing, kitchenware, food, back to school, stationery and so on. From media to lic
Mondo TV to meet partners at the Licensing Expo; to present two shows

Mondo TV to meet partners at the Licensing Expo; to present two shows

Events
Officials of Mondo TV will be meeting partners at this year’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas and present a large selection of brands from its portfolio. As always, Mondo TV’s wide-ranging catalogue will provide a strong and diverse range of licensing opportunities for markets ranging from kids to teenagers. But the main event this year will be a licensing summit for Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa, Mondo’s first live action show produced by Mondo TV Ibero america along with Alianzas Producciones. The summit’s itinerary includes a review of the origins and launch of the series and its successes to date, along with a look at TV sales projections and growth, future seasons, promotional activity and, most importantly, the licensing programme. A number of licensing agencies have already been assigne
Mondo TV Iberoamerica in an agreement with Mexico’s TV Azteca

Mondo TV Iberoamerica in an agreement with Mexico’s TV Azteca

Licensing
Mondo TV Iberoamerica, part of Italy’s Mondo TV group, has entered into an agreement with Mexico’s TV Azteca’ This agreement will bring a number of its popular titles for broadcast across three countries in the newly launched channel A+. It is said that a final contract will be signed soon to cement the deal. The partnership will bring Mondo TV hits including animated series Sissi the Young Empress, The Treasure Island, Angel’s Friends, The Drakers, Gormiti and Dinofroz and live-action tween/teen series Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa to viewers across Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. Avered Maria Bonaria Foria, GM of Mondo TV Iberoamerica, “We are proud to have reached this agreement with a partner as important as TV Azteca.” “This strategic partnership represents a big growth opportunity f
Mondo TV highlights four new series at Kidscreen Summit Miami 2017

Mondo TV highlights four new series at Kidscreen Summit Miami 2017

Animation
Among the highlights of Mondo TV at Kidscreen Summit Miami 2017 are four major new series. In the preschool animated show Yoohoo & Friends 3D (2017: 52’ x 11) a group of animal friends who inhabit the magical island of Yootopia help endangered animals in their home and on Earth. The show has a massive appeal both as a TV series and as a licensed property, not least because awareness is sky-high: more than 80 million YooHoo & Friends plush toys have been sold since the worldwide launch of the line by Aurora World in 2007, driving enormous interest in the forthcoming animated version. Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa (2017: 60 x 45’), a co-proction with Alianzas Producciones, is a modern adaptation of the famous story of Heidi. Based on an original idea by Argentinian writer Marcela Ci
Mondo TV highlights major new projects at Asia TV Forum & Market 2016

Mondo TV highlights major new projects at Asia TV Forum & Market 2016

Animation
Exciting selection of new shows for tweens, teens and the very young at booth G30 Mondo TV, producer and distributor of animated content, brings a wealth of experience and many years of successful content production to this year’s Asia TV Forum & Market 2016. Five new projects in particular will be highlighted at booth G30: Invention Story, Adventures in Duckport, Heidi, Bienvenida A Casa, Eddie is a Yeti and The Treasure Island. There will be a big focus on the new 3D CGI series Invention Story which is aimed at three to seven year-olds, it is about the story of fox called Kit and how his new inventions would improve the lives of the inhabitants of Carrot town.  The story is funny, whacky and full of incident and humour. Adventures in Duckport, a 2D animation series for four  to

Lawless Entertainment Appointed North American Representatives for Eddie is a Yeti

Headlines, Licensing
Lawless Entertainment is delighted to announce their appointment as representatives for North America for Eddie is a Yeti, a property created by Toon Goggles that is targeted to children ages 6-12, for licensing, merchandising, and publishing. Eddie is a Yeti is Toon Goggles' first entry into original content and merchandising and will be produced with Mondo TV, who will be handling overseas distribution and merchandising.  The animated short-form children’s series follows the adventures of Eddie the yeti and his best friend, Polly.  Its non-dialogue format easily allows for a worldwide audience. (more…)