m4e finalized broadcast and licensing deals for the live-action/CGI animation series “Mia and me” by Lucky Punch, a joint venture between m4e and Gerd Hahn, produced in co-production with Rainbow and March Entertainment.
Egmont signed on for a broad publishing program; Panini will make collectors’ stickers, albums and a monthly print magazine by Panini Kids for DVDs; and Schmidt Spiele will board games and puzzles.
TV-rights have been successfully awarded in France: Canal+ / Teletoon, in Portugal: TVI and in the United Arab Emirates: E-Vision. With ZDF and Rai Fiction, TV partners have already been established for Germany and Italy since September 2010. At the same time, these two stations are also involved as co-production partners. The show will premiere next spring.
International distribution of rights is via m4e as well as through its subsidiary Telescreen B.V. and the co-production partner Rainbow.