Mia and Me Secures TV & Licensing Deals


MUNICH: m4e has firmed up additional broadcast and licensing deals for the series Mia and Me, slated for launch in spring 2012.

The live-action/CGI animation series is from Lucky Punch (a joint venture between m4e AG and Gerd Hahn) in co-production with Rainbow S.p.A. and March Entertainment. The show has scored slots in France on Canal+ and TELETOON, as well as in Portugal on TVI and in the UAE on E-Vision.

Among the licensing deals in place are EGMONT VGS for a broad publishing program, Panini for collectors’ stickers and albums as well as a monthly published print magazine, Panini Kids for DVDs, and Schmidt Spiele for board games and puzzles.

The international distribution rights are handled by m4e as well as through its subsidiary Telescreen B.V. and the co-production partner Rainbow S.p.A.