ZDF Enterprises sells VRT’s Children’s titles across the continent
Mainz. July 15th, 2021
ZDF Enterprises has announced a raft of European sales for three Children’s titles, Hoodie, Buck and #LikeMe, all commissioned by Belgium’s VRT.
Hoodie (52 x 11’), a superhero story centered on a perfectly normal boy with an exceptional talent for parkour, has been picked up by RTV Slovenia, Canal+ International and Amazon Digital for all German-speaking territories.
Buck (32 x 15’) has so far been sold to Rai Italy, EITB in Spain, Telecomp ERA LLP in Kazakhstan and RTV Slovenia. The series explores the story of a boy, struggling with his homelife and bullying at school, who finds solace in computer games. His world changes when he comes across Commander Buck, a digital hero who never lets him down.
#LikeMe (26 x 26’), snapped up by DR Byen (Denmark), Amazon Media for the UK, Amazon Digital for German-speaking territories, is a heartfelt series about a young teenager who enjoys a happy life. She is surrounded by her close-knit family and friends and thrives at the village school until her mom is diagnosed with cancer. Moving to a city to be closer to the hospital throws her life into turmoil as she tries to navigate her way in this new world.
Peter Lang, Vice President ZDFE.junior, ZDF Enterprises, said: “These three shows, from our Children’s catalogue of 20,000 episodes in 25 languages are uniquely different but equally appealing. The sales that range from countries as diverse as the UK and Kazakhstan demonstrates how widely good quality Children’s content travels.”
About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 and is responsible for worldwide program distribution, international co-productions, program acquisition as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for broadcaster ZDF, and for third parties. Bound into a strong group of 18 subsidiaries and affiliated companies, ZDF Enterprises manages the largest German-language program stock worldwide and an impressive portfolio of international productions, consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. ZDF Enterprises provides a comprehensive, full-service offering and covers every step in the chain of creation and exploitation of successful content, from development to production and marketing. Website: www.zdf-enterprises.de
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Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.zdf-enterprises.de.