Canadian distributors unveil deals ahead of Asian content market

Instant Cash, Wild Kratts (pictured) and Making Stuff are a few of the series sold to Asian broadcasters ahead of the Asian Television Forum kicking off Tuesday in Singapore.

Canadian distributors are unveiling library deals ahead of Singapore’s Asian Television Forum (ATF).

The first two seasons of Cineflix Productions’ Instant Cash and the third season of Force Four Entertainment’s Cupcake Girls has been sold to Fox International Channels Asia as part of deals hammered out by Cineflix Rights.

As the Singapore content market’s 12th edition launches Tuesday, Cineflix Rights also inked a deal with Discovery India to buy the third and fourth seasons of Food Factory  from Cineflix Productions.

“Asia continues to be a strong region for Cineflix Rights, with consistent sales of many of our long-running, high-rating brands,” Chris Bonney, CEO of rights at Cineflix Media, said in a statement Monday.

Elsewhere, 9 Story Entertainment on Monday reported Discovery Kids Asia has acquired the third season of Wild Kratts, the third season of Finding Stuff Out, and the first two seasons of the edutainment-focused Making Stuff.

Other 9 Story Entertainment deals include the animated preschool series Peg + Cat being picked up by Zee Learn in India and Disney Korea, while the first season of Almost Naked Animals has been sold to Animax Korea.

“Asia is an important territory for us, and we are so pleased with this raft of sales in the region ahead of ATF,” said Natalie Osborne, managing director at 9 Story Entertainment, in her own statement.