Toonz Media’s Chotoonz TV Arrives on Roku

Indian animation production company Toonz Media Group has launched its popular channel Chotoonz TV on Roku streaming players and Roku TVs in the United States. Chotoonz TV is one of Toonz’s most popular channels that offers some of the best slapstick comedy for children around the world. Children can watch their favorite Chotoonz series on their televisions whenever they want at no cost. Among Chotoonz TV’s popular shows are Rat-A-Tat, and Cat & Keet.

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Imira sells FUN series to Catalonia’s public broadcaster

Following a multi-territorial distribution partnership between Imira and FUN Union, this is the first deal to be signed in Spain. The Catalan public broadcaster will air KikoRiki’s first, second and third seasons through its Super3children network.According to FUN Union more contracts are currently being worked on by Imira Entertainment across the countries covered by the agreement, namely most Portuguese-, Spanish- and Italian-speaking countries.

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Toonz presence in Asia TV Forum 2017 (ATF)

Singapore-based Reed Exhibitions’ Asia TV Forum (ATF) will commence today with 60 countries taking part. The first day will see sessions based on content, advertising and the evolution of storytelling and digital traditions and innovation Ninety thought leaders will deliver fresh insights in over 24 sessions from 28 November to 1 December 2017, discussing present-day issues such as big data, movement in the over-the-top (OTT) scene, new monetisation strategies, unscripted entertainment formats and kids’ content

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Turner acquires additional seasons of Rat-a-Tat

Toonz Media Group and Turner International Asia Pacific have further strengthened their association with Turner acquiring Rat-a-Tat Seasons 4 and 5 for the South East Asia region. Turner had previously acquired the first 3 seasons of the popular show. Rat-a-Tat has been one of the Top 10 shows on Cartoon Network in the South East Asia region which includes Philippines, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Toonz signs deal with Huashi Tv China

Toonz Media Group has signed an agreement with Huashi Tv, one of the biggest Chinese Entertainment and Media Companies. Huashi Tv has acquired two of the latest titles - Hogie the Globehopper and Season 2 of our own Lucky Fred Series for the territory of China.

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Toonz inks deal with Youku China

Toonz Media Group has signed an agreement with the Chinese VOD Giants, Youku, for multiple titles. This is a first of its kind deal with a major Chinese Digital Platform. The deal will take two titles - Alisa Knows What To Do and Life on the Block to one of the largest online video platform in China.

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MIP Cancun: Imira Heads South with 9 New Series

Spain-based Imira Entertainment is landing in Mexico this week with nine new series on offer to buyers at MIP Cancun (www.mipcancun.com). The kids & family content distributor already boasts a 55-title catalog for Latin America and US Hispanic markets, comprising 1,600 half-hours already dubbed into neutral Spanish, and 50 series (1,200 half-hours) dubbed into Portuguese.

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Toonz Media Group’s IMIRA - Leading kids & family content distributor closed 150+ Pay TV deals @ MIPCOM 2017

Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific markets for the new non-dialogue slapstick comedy Zelly Go (104 x 1’30”). Produced by Korean studio Dream Factory, the short-form series centers on a group of little jelly-obsessed men and their antics as they struggle to open the world’s only remaining, yet unconquerable, giant jelly capsule.

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Imira - Subsidiary of Toonz Media Group, takes the FUN Union for MIPCOM 2017

Imira Entertainment, subsidiary of Toonz Media Group and the top Spanish distributor of kids and family content, has signed with Hong Kong’s FUN Union for distribution in Latin America, the U.S. Hispanic market, Spain, Italy and Portugal of FUN Union’s three animated series IPs:“BabyRiki,” “KikoRiki” and “PinCode.”

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Toonz Media Group / Imira Announces Deals & Debuts for MIPCOM

Barcelona- and Madrid-based Imira Entertainment, a producer and distributor of premium kids & family entertainment, has announced several major distribution deals and premieres leading up to MIPCOM and MIP Junior.

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Toonz Animation India - Article in Financial Express Brandwagon

Today, animation isn’t just about cartoons. India witnessed its first-ever animation movie in colour, The Banyan Deer, in 1957, and the rest as they say, is history. BrandWagon‘s Meghna Sharma profiles some of the Indian production houses that are working relentlessly to keep the industry alive

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Imira, Toonz Media Group's Distribution wing has been nominated for Investor/Distributor of the year by Cartoon Forum 2017

Along with the presentation of projects at the 28th edition of Cartoon Forum, the event will host the ceremony of the 3 Cartoon Tributes, which are professional awards for the most positive and influential broadcaster, investor/distributor and producer of the year. The Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday 14 September, during lunch.

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A perspective on the changing scenario in animation

At Toonz, we practice the modern day ‘Gurukula’ system of training. In Sanskrit language, Guru means teacher or master whereas Kula stands for extended family. Here we have our family consisting of experts and professionals from the industry directly interacting with our students.

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Toonz Inks Deal With Sri Lanka's PEO TV

Toonz Media Group has entered into a Joint Venture with the National Telecom Provider of Srilanka (Srilanka Telecom). Toonz will have an exclusive Kids section on their SVOD service "PEO TV". The joint venture is a first for Toonz with any telecom /MSO service provider in the region. The Toonz Cartoon Pack SVOD service was launched a month back with extensive promotions and marketing campaign by PEO TV. The service has been well received by the viewers in Srilanka since its launch a month back.

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Turner Acquires Latest Seasons Of Rat-a-Tat For South East Asia

Toonz Media Group and Turner International Asia Pacific have further strengthened their association with Turner acquiring Rat-a-Tat Seasons 4 and 5 for the South East Asia region. Turner had previously acquired the first 3 seasons of the popular show. Rat-a-Tat has been one of the Top 10 shows on Cartoon Network in the South East Asia region which includes Philippines, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Smighties gets YouTube premiere date

Toonz Media Group’s new mobile game-derived animated series Smighties is set to make its digital debut tomorrow exclusively on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app.Based on New York IP owner Herotainment’s popular online and mobile game of the same name, the 39 x seven-minute comedy/adventure series follows six small but mighty superheroes—Zip, Zap, Nardy, Melody, Leila and Dude—who embrace teamwork, friendship and fun.

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Chotoonz Joins the 1 Million Club!

Toonz Media Group owned YouTube channel ‘Chotoonz’ reached 1 million subscribers on June 17. Conceived in 2013, Chotoonz had a very humble beginning. An initial team specialised in digital strategy and promotions was put in place in 2015 and by April 2016, the channel had 100K subscribers.

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Toonz Media Group's new kids channel will be distributed via ReachMe.TV’s in-airport and in-hotel networks in the US first.

India’s Toonz Media Group has joined forces with L.A.-based mobile entertainment network ReachMe.TV to launch Toonz TV, a new animation-focused kids and family channel distributed via ReachMe.TV’s in-airport and in-hotel networks.

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Imira Notches Up Worldwide Sale

Imira Entertainment has secured distribution deals for kids’ and family content across the globe with partners such as Netflix and Disney.

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Netflix takes Korean toons from Imira

SVOD giant Netflix has bought a package of children’s programming from Spain’s Imira Entertainment, including shows from South Korean studio SAMG.

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