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Epic Story Media Scores New Broadcast & Licensing Partners


Epic Story Media has signed deals with a slew of broadcast and licensing partners for key titles across its slate, including Hailey and the Hero Hearts.

Epic Story Media and Mowrer Meta-Story have partnered with Reesee Entertainment for a toy line for the new series Hailey and the Hero Hearts, which launched in China this summer. Reesee Entertainment will distribute the toy line in China.

Worldwide sales, excluding Asia, for the social-emotional series is handled by Epic Story Media.

The evergreen brand Pocoyo was sold to WarnerMedia Kids & Family in the U.S. for its Cartoonito preschool block. Epic Story Media also signed with Knowledge Network to air the educational series in Canada. B&R360 and Epic Story Media represent licensing and content distribution in North America for the brand.

Epic Story Media has also launched global sales for Pet Shop Zombies, created by Aron Dunn (Treason Media) and Simon Watts (Alibi Pivotal Kids), with animation services provided at Loomi Animation and supported by the Shaw Rocket Fund.

Ken Faier, president and founder of Epic Story Media, said: “ESM has an exciting slate of diverse and inclusive properties for kids of all ages. We’re working with the best creators making and selling projects from around the world that kids will connect with and treasure. We’re proud to have secured fantastic collaborations with partners like Reesee Entertainment, WarnerMedia and Knowledge Network on this dynamic bunch of shows.”

Other projects on Epic Story Media’s slate include Dex and the Humanimals, produced by Epic Storyworlds for Radio-Canada, and Piper’s Pony Tales, created by Alexander Bar (Ricky Zoom, Wolf Joe) and supported by the Shaw Rocket Fund and CMF.

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