DreamWorks has just announced that their DreamWorks Classics portfolio will be debuting at this year’s MIPCOM, providing global broadcasters a comprehensive library highlighted by the How to Train Your Dragon spin off DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk, and an all new series based on the studios’ upcoming CG feature Turbo. DreamWorks’ DW Classics will also include a rich catalogue of movies, series, and specials from their recent acquisition, Classic Media.
“DreamWorks Classics is now the home of an expansive collection of high-quality properties that will resonate with a worldwide audience, and we are proud to make our MIPCOM debut this year, spearheaded by DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk, one of our premiere television series based on our blockbuster film, together with Turbo, one of our most highly-anticipated future franchises,” said Kelley Avery, Worldwide Head of Franchise Strategy and Distribution at DreamWorks Animation.
“Over the last four years DreamWorks Animation has proven to be a consistently successful producer of CG animated television content with its three series already in existence,” said Classic Media Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Eric Ellenbogen. “I believe that our longstanding success in the family market combined with DreamWorks Animation’s unparalleled original content will present many exciting growth opportunities for DreamWorks Classics in the future.”