Animaccord Signed as Master Agent for Cleo & Cuquin
Animaccord will be expanding its operations outside the scope of the globally popular Masha and the Bear CG series, as they have r ecently signed on as the Master Agent for Anima Estudio’s preschool property Cleo & Cuquin. The responsibilities include coordinating all licensing for related consumer products, traditional media, promotions, and digital content such as video, games, and apps.
Animaccord managed to secure the rights for the first two seasons of Clea & Cuquin, which consist of 78 episodes with accompanying 30 musical video clips. The series focuses on the hilarious yet educational adventures of the mischievous little boy Cuquin, and his protective older sister Cleo. Together, they encounter and figure out the situations with the help of natural curiosity and smart guidance.
Miguel Aldasoro, Director of International Sales and Co-Productions, Ánima Spain: “This agreement means a big boost for Cleo & Cuquin with the best possible partner for in the region. With Animaccord we share a very similar vision of the business that complements our brand strategy.”
Vladimir Gorbulya, CEO of Animaccord Group: “We are delighted to announce our management of the licensing program for Cleo & Cuquin. We believe both as a company and on my personal level in its success. This partnership represents an important step for Animaccord’s business as we would like to showcase our ability to build a similar level of distribution as we have done for our own globally successful IP, Masha and the Bear that we have created. We aim to communicate the strong, positive attributes behind the TV series Cleo & Cuquin that delivers fun and adventure to kids and families, combining important values such as education and friendship. It has a strong musical component, which is critical in the modern preschool world and clicks perfectly with Masha and the Bear in terms of target audience and messaging. Overall, we are very excited and keen to raise awareness of the show across the world where it is not yet established or widely recognized”.