Da Vinci Media takes on Pincode
Berlin-based Da Vinci Media has acquired non-exclusive Free TV, Pay TV and VOD rights for 104 episodes of the animated TV Series Pincode for Da Vinci TV, its 24/7 TV-channel, and Da Vinci Kids, its video-on-demand app, for 5 years. The deal covers multiple territories, such as Russia and CIS, Poland, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Greece and Turkey.
Pincode is an edutainment spin-off of Kikoriki series produced by Riki Group for kids up to 12 years old as well as for the whole family. The science adventures project composed of 104 episodes is engaging kids to explore the world of innovations, technology and discoveries, what is fully in line with Da Vinci’s concept to help children to develop curiosity and critical thinking.
The first broadcasts are scheduled for May in Russia and CIS, Turkey, Africa and Asia. The series start airing on Da Vinci TV in Poland the next day.
“We have long thought that Pincode is a perfect match for the Da Vinci channel audience, so we had no doubts when proceeding with this deal. We are excited that Pincode will be broadcast in so many territories for kids and whole families who are interested in science and who want to have fun at the same time,” says Valeria Korotina, Head of International Business Development and Sales.
Da Vinci Media’s General Manager, Una Suput, adds: “We are very happy to be launching Pincode on our channel and the Da Vinci Kids app. It is a beautifully animated series, teaching kids the fundamentals of physics, chemistry and biology through an entertaining storyline and great characters. Da Vinci is all about fun, educational content and Pincode fits the bill perfectly.”
Based in Berlin, Germany, Da Vinci Media offers fun educational content for kids aged 6-12 and families through its 24/7 television channel, Da Vinci TV, as well as its curated Da Vinci Kids App. Covering a wide range of informative topics, Da Vinci creates a safe and positive environment for younger viewers, free of any violence or potentially unsuitable content. The channel is available to more than 40 million subscribers in 18 languages and over 100 countries.
Riki Group is and has been one of the leaders of the Russian animation market for 16 years. Its diverse portfolio consists of a variety of properties that appeal to the interests of different age groups including such successful Russian animation brands as Kikoriki, PinCode, BabyRiki and Tina & Tony. The projects are broadcast in more than 90 countries around the world and have been translated into 50 languages and dialects. During its 16 years the company has produced more than 100 hours of animation.