Aardman has acquired a number of international TV distribution deals for Sunrise Productions’ pre-school show Munki and Trunk.
Munki and Trunk follows the advenutrs of Munki, a vine-swinging force of nature and Trunk, a big-hearted elephant.
Currently under production, the silent CG animated series has already been licensed to 75 territories with deals including Amazon India, Moores in China and MBC3 across the Middle East.
Other key broadcasting partners taking the series include SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland, NRK in Norway, ANTV in Indonesia, RSI in Switzerland and LTV in Latvia.
Alison Taylor, head of sales and acquisitions at Aardman, said, “We are delighted to have had such a positive response to Munki and Trunkin such a short time. It’s heart-warming to know that this charming series will be seen by such a wide audience, and we will look to finalise further licenses following a successful MIPCOM Junior, where potential partners will be able to viw the show at the screenings.”