Cottonwood Media and leading French brand management agency France TV Distribution announced a remarkable list of licensees for premium tween drama ‘Find Me in Paris’ in key categories across publishing, stationery, homewares, apparel, toys, and footwear.
Making an impressive mark in the publishing and paper goods category, France TV distribution have signed three separate deals for — a stand-alone tri-monthly magazine with Milan, part of the Bayard Publishing Group; Comic Books with Soleil, an imprint of Groupe Delcourt; novels and albums with leading publisher Nathan.
“Thanks to the main theme of music, dance, drama, and fashion Find me in Paris offers many different opportunities to connect with its tween audience,” said Aude De La Villarmois, Director of Licensing at France TV distribution.
In apparel and footwear, Sahinler has come on board for a 2019 Autumn-Winter collection of daywear, nightwear, lingerie, and swimwear, while Royer will roll-out slippers, socks, shoes, and boots.
In toys, industry leader Ravensburger has snapped up puzzles and CTI has kicked off a homewares with a line of bed linen, blankets, cushions, and bathroom accessories.
France TV distribution is in final negotiation with top licensees across all categories including back to school, fashion bags, food and beverages among others.
In addition to France 4, the series has been widely sold to top broadcasters worldwide such as Hulu (the USA, the SVOD platform’s first-ever original live-action tween show), NBC Universal (USA), Disney (France and Italy), ABC (Australia), and VRT (Belgium).
‘Find Me in Paris’ follows the story of Lena Grisky, a young dancer and student at the prestigious school at the Paris Opera. But Lena has a secret: accidentally hurled into 2018 by her fiancé Henri, she is actually a Russian dancer poised to become the next young star of the ballet world, in 1905.