41e’s Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Gets New International Deals
41 Entertainment has recently announced that their hit CG animated comedy series Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures has licensed its home entertainment rights (including home video, electronic sell-through, and transactional video on demand rights) to Universal Pictures Germany for the German speaking territories of Europe. Universal Pictures Germany has also acquired seasons 1 and 2 as well as two specials (Pac’s Scary Halloween and Santa Pac’s Merry Berry day) scheduled for a major fall 2014 launch.
Jessica Schulte, Manager of Acquisitions for Universal Pictures Germany, states “This is a wonderful property that will be broadcast on the Disney Pay (“Disney XD”) and Disney Free (“Disney Channel”) in Germany which will assure us of major TV exposure. We are very excited.”
Kristin Ehring, Director Sales & Accounts at glam GmbH, 41e’s local agent for the territory, adds “We are very pleased to have secured such a prestigious licensee for this incredible brand. We are very confident that this will be a successful venture in Germany.”
”Universal Pictures Germany is a major player in this segment in the German speaking markets and we love their passion for the brand. We have an extremely strong broadcast platform in Germany and are very much looking forward to a positive product launch” states Allen Bohbot, Managing Director of 41e.
Avi Arad, Executive Producer, continues, “The international roll-out of this Property continues. 41e has done a great job securing great partners such as Universal Pictures Germany.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Universal Pictures Germany to this Property in 2014 under the management of 41e,” adds Shin Unozawa, Executive Vice President at BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc.