Cannes, 5th October 2012. At the occasion of MIPCOM, Cyber Group Studios is pleased to announce the creation of apps and electronic content for all platforms, based on its properties.
As a first initiative, the company has signed a coproduction deal and partnership with Lille-based 3DDUO company, a leader in application development. A first e-book on “Zou” (52×11’), sold in more than 120 territories around the world to such broadcasters as Disney Junior (EMEA, Asia, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand), France 5, Tele Quebec, Karusel (Russia), KBS (Korea), RTS (Switzerland), YLE (Finland), TV2 (Norway), Momo Kids (Taiwan), TG4 (Ireland), RUV (Iceland), S4/C (Wales), will be published before the end of the year. Followed during the first half of 2013 by the release of a set of apps and games on Disney’s hit series “OzieBoo”, “Tales of Tatonka”(52×13’) and “Zou” (52×11’).
Marketed through regular channels and the social networks, the apps and games will be available in many languages. The initial 2013 release for “Zou” is planned in ten languages almost simultaneously.
“We are very excited to be able to extend the entertainment experience of our brands beyond the television screen and we are pleased to have entered into this partnership with 3DDUO which has a proven track record in the development of apps and games” declares Pierre Sissmann, President of Cyber Group Studios.
“It’s an honor for 3DDUO to have gained the trust of Cyber Group Studios and to have the company among our references in the animation industry. We strongly believe in the potential of their IPs and will do our best to ensure success is achieved,” adds Maxence Devoghelaere, CEO of 3DDUO.
Concurrently with the releases of the apps on various platforms, Cyber Group Studios is also developing a multi-media environment, including a large web platform dedicated to “Zou“ which will be available by the end of 2012.