Hearst Media & Toonz Media Partner for North American Market


Hearst Media Production Group and Toonz Media Group have entered a strategic partnership to produce new animated productions for the North American market.

Hearst Media will also procure U.S. distribution partners for Toonz Media titles such as PaddyPaws, Sunnyside Billy, Kingdom of None and Aliens in My Backpack.

“This is a strategic alliance for Toonz as we broaden our presence in North America,” said Bruno Zarka, chief sales and marketing officer for Toonz Media Group. “We are confident that together, Toonz and Hearst Media Production Group can produce and deliver high-quality content that will appeal and entertain children and family audiences everywhere.”

“Creating key alliances with global partners like Toonz is critical to Hearst Media Production Group’s aggressive strategy to expand our reach into all genres of content for all audiences,” added Angelica Rosas McDaniel, executive VP and general manager of entertainment for Hearst Media Production Group.