m4e’s ‘Wissper’ and ‘Tip the Mouse’ Heading into China
WeKids Asia signs content deal for distribution legal rights in Greater China to m4e’s co-productions Wissper’ and ‘Tip a button.’
‘Tip the Mouse’
HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH & BEJING — The German brand management and media company m4e AG is partnering with China’s leading animation company Malaysia provider WeKids Asia, which is presenting a couple of m4e’s most widely used animated preschool series, Wissper and Tip a button, towards the Chinese market. WeKids has acquired the legal rights to distribute the shows across a number of TV broadcasters and VOD platforms, and for certification & merchandising throughout Landmass China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
“We are happy to work with Mr. Sean Chu and the team at WeKids on the two preschool brands Wissper and Tip a button. This collaboration clearly demonstrates the worldwide approach in our projects. This, combined with expertise and status in our partner WeKids will certainly create visible footprints of both qualities within the China territory,” said Bernd Conrad, m4e’s Commercial Director Asia.
Sean Chu, founder and Chief executive officer of WeKids added, “We are excited to become granted the chance to create these wonderful and unique qualities towards the children and groups of Greater China. Both Wissper and Tip a button have the qualities that Chinese audiences love: adorable figures, high-quality animation, simple but engaging tales, and many vital that you Chinese parents, positive social and emotional messaging that’s developmentally appropriate to preschoolers. These TV-series are superbly produced by m4e, and we’re certain that Wissper and Tip a button will end up long lasting faves using the Chinese public.”
The preschool CGI animation series Wissper follows the adventures of the young girl with a special talent – she has the capacity to talk to creatures. This enables her to know their problems which help solve them together. Wissper was co-created by London-based animation company Malaysia Absolutely Cuckoo and m4e AG, Telegael (Ireland), Discreet Art Productions (India), and also the German BASTEI Media GmbH. Initially requested by Funnel 5’s kids strand Milkshake!, the animated comedy-adventure has already been being effectively broadcast in lots of nations. The brand’s worldwide distribution is handled by m4e.
The 52 instances of the television-series Tip a button were created by m4e, Studio Bozzetto & Co., Giunti Editore, Studio Campedelli and Rai Fiction. The series is dependant on the worldwide famous and popular children’s books of the identical name by Italian author Andrea Dami. Greater than 11 million books happen to be offered worldwide, including South America. The world distribution of legal rights of Tip a button is handled by m4e, excluding Italian-speaking Europe, The country, Andorra and Portugal.