Shout! Factory and Odin’s Eye Entertainment have made a multi-picture deal for Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon and Kikoriki: Team Invincible, which are both directed by Dennis Chernov and produced by Riki Group (Russia). The deal was announced by Micahel Favelle (Odin’s Eye CEO) and Richard Foos, Garson Foos and Bob Emmer (Shout!’s founders)
The agreement gives Shout! Factory exclusive North American distribution rights to the 2 animated films which include VOD, theatrical, broadcast, digital and home entertainment rights. Shout! Factory is arranging a tactical rollout of Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon on major distribution platforms and in packaged media in 2017 through its Shout! Factory Kids Imprint.
The CG animated adventure Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon follows the little furry friends from Kikoriki Island on their funny new adventure when their local scientist invents a gadget that has the capability to transfer one personality in the body of another, which results to different kinds of problems.
The agreement was negotiated between Fields for Shout! Factory and Favelle for Odin’s Eye Entertainment.