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Nelvana inks raft of SVOD deals

The Corus Entertainment-owned company has sold more than 800 episodes of content from its kids' library to on-demand services around the world.
November 30, 2015

Corus Entertainment-owned Nelvana has sold more than 800 episodes of content from its kids animated and live-action library to multiple SVOD services around the world.

For Southeast Asia, iFlix has snapped up series including Babar, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Babar and Father Christmas, Babar: The Movie, Babar: King of Elephants, Franklin and Friends, A Franklin and Friends Adventure: Deep Sea Voyage, A Franklin and Friends Adventure: Polar Explorer, as well as The Berenstain Bears, Max & Ruby, Oh No! It’s An Alien Invasion, Sidekick, Trucktown and Willa’s Wild Life.

In South America, The Martian Group has secured the SVOD rights to Beyblade Metal Fusion, Bob and Margaret, George Shrinks, Maurice Sendak’s Little Bear, Mike the Knight, My Dad the Rock Star and Ned’s Newt for Argentina.

Series heading to Chile’s VTR are Babar and the Adventures of Badou, The Backyardigans, Franklin and Friends, Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5, Max & Ruby, Mike the Knight, Ruby Gloom and Willa’s Wild Life, while Latin American mobile commerce platform Movile has purchased the global rights to Babar and the Adventures of Badou, The Backyardigans, Franklin and Friends and Max and Ruby.

Staying in Latin America, SVOD service Vibiquity has taken 6Teen, Babar: King of Elephants, Beyblade Metal Fusion, Cyberchase, Mike the Knight, and two specials, Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends: The Prince, The Princess, and The Bee, and Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Kids.

Rounding out the deals, Cinedigm has acquired the rights to Babar in the U.S.

Story courtesy of Kidscreen

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