WOWKIDZ, the distribution arm of Cosmos-Maya, secured a slew of television, streaming, and OTT sales deals.
In North America and Latin America, the U.S.-based Olympusat Entertainment acquired the pay-TV and digital rights for a 221 half-hour package that includes Vir: The Robot Boy, Eena Meena Deeka, Chacha Bhatija, and Harry.
In India, Disney+Hotstar picked up the online rights for 130 half-hours of the same library titles. IN10 Media will be launching a new channel, Gubbare, with 78 half-hours of Cosmos-Maya’s co-produced shows like Atchoo, Berry Bees, and OPS.
Indonesia’s Spectrum Film licensed 536 half-hours of 10 Cosmos-Maya original series. Meanwhile, Dubuzz Entertainment acquired the non-exclusive AVoD rights to Motu Patlu and Chacha Bhatija. Catrack Entertainment’s Heeroz OTT also secured worldwide non-exclusive rights to Vir and Chacha Bhatija.
WOWKIDZ signed additional deals with FPT Telecom for 78 half-hours and China-based Puxin and Zhong Lu for 335 half-hours.
Nihal Kotian, senior manager of International Content Distribution & Acquisition at Cosmos-Maya, said, “2020 has been an extremely productive year for Cosmos-Maya from a syndication and licensing standpoint through our deals secured by WOWKIDZ. We have witnessed a phenomenal increase in the territories our content reaches and the sheer licensing volume of nearly 1200 half-hours from across our original IP library, with new and returning digital OTT and pay TV partners across the world. The work we’ve undertaken in the content syndication space enhances our business reach and brand presence globally, and we’re excited to have a growing collection of international partners.”