WarnerMedia introduces a team of kids from EMEA
US-based WarnerMedia has announced the appointment of a lead team for its children’s division in Europe, the Middle East and Africa that works with Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boeing, Cartoonito, and HBO MAX Children’s Offers.
Vanessa Brockman, Director of Children’s Europe, Middle East and Africa at WarnerMedia, has appointed Sarah Fell as Director of Original Productions. Mark Goodchild is Director of Digital Content, Sean Henry is the new Director of Content and Procurement Strategy, and Ingrad Lewellen is Director of Editorial Standards and Practices.
Meanwhile, Anna Gonzalez will become Director of Children’s Channels in Iberia and Italy, and Sean Gorman is expanding to become Director of Children’s Channels in the UK, Ireland, Nordic countries and MENAT.
The new team of leaders will work closely with a global group of kids, teens and classics led by Tom Ashem. They will also work with teams reporting to Johannes Larcher, President of HBO Max International, and Christina Solebak, President of HBO Max EMEA, to develop programs for HBO Max’s children and family, before moving to parts of Europe later this year to introduce them.
“This is an impressive group of directors who will play a major role in continuing the success of our existing portfolio and creating high-quality HBO Max shows for children and families in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Brockman. “Her passion for great content for children and her deep understanding of the fast pace of children’s shows will help our EMEA business grow during a very exciting time for WarnerMedia.”
Netflix acquires the Rainbow Rangers
Netflix recorded the first season of the American animated series Genius Brands International Rangers RangersWith a transmitter to start broadcasting in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East in July.
Genius Brands has also signed contracts for the first and second seasons for Amazon Prime Video, TVNZ in New Zealand, and Nogi in Israel.
The producer also lit the show’s third season in green, with additional broadcast partners including his own Kartoon channel! In the USA and Canada, Corus Entertainment in Canada, Televisa and BLIM TV in Mexico, Cartoonito in Italy, NineNetwork in Australia, CCTV and iQiyi in China, Nickelodeon and NOGGIN in Latin America, TV2 in Hungary, Mini in Poland, Panda Channel in Portugal, Discovery Kids in the Middle East, Mediacorp in Singapore, Awesome TV in Malaysia, Pikaboo in Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“The fact that the show is in demand by the biggest channels around the world, including Netflix, confirms its stunning appeal,” said Andy Hayward, President and CEO of Genius Brands.
DinoCity sells to Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa
Piwi + in France and MBC in the MENA region are among buyers of television rights for preschoolers Dino City, The following offers from APC Kids distributor.
Animax Group and Animax Production also sold the free-to-air TV rights from ERT in Greece and Ketnet in Flemish Belgium, while Menart acquired the exclusive free TV rights and non-exclusive SVOD rights in the Balkans.
Lionel Marty, Managing Director of APC Kids commented, “Z Dino City The rollout has started across Europe and has already had positive feedback from the publicAnd the We look forward to continuing the international journey of the program and welcoming new partners on board. ”
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