Superights announce sales for That’s Joey!
Superights have announced a group of sales for its new 3D series That’s Joey! (52 x 13’). The program has already been picked up by RTBF (French speaking Belgium), RTS (Switzerland), Discovery Kids (Middle East and North Africa), RTI (Ivory Coast) along with commissioning broadcaster M6 (France). Planeta Junior also struck a deal with Kidzone in the Baltics.
Other pending deals with international broadcasters are currently in discussion and will be announced soon.
Produced by Superprod Animation, in coproduction with Digital Graphics, Atmosphere and Planeta Junior That’s Joey! is an animation comedy tv series based on the comic books created by Thierry Coppée and published by Delcourt, with over 5 million copies sold worldwide. Aimed at kids from 6 to 9, That’s Joey! will follow the adventures of Joey, an irresistible and unpredictable kid with an overactive imagination.
Developed and produced in partnership with M6, the final stages of the production of the series are now being completed at Superprod’s studios in Paris and Angouleme, and at Digital Graphics in Belgium. M6 will soon announce the broadcasting schedule of the series.
Superprod Films, Superprod’s live-action division, has just produced a live-action feature film adapted from the same book property, in partnership with SND (M6 Group), Bidibul Productions and Frakas. The movie is a family comedy set to be released theatrically later this year.
“It’s a long lasting and relationship we have with Thierry Coppée, the creator of That’s Joey, and Delcourt, its publisher. We are very happy to enrich it and that an even wider audience can follow Joey’s adventures.” say Clément Calvet and Jérémie Fajner, producers at Superprod Animation.
“It is a real asset to have a brand as strong and well-known as That’s Joey in our catalogue. In this new 3D series, we meet an adorable character, full of humor and kindness.” says Nathalie Pinguet, Deputy General Manager of Superights.