Image Inks Kids Animation Fare15 Dec, 2008 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Image Entertainment Dec. 15 signed a North American distribution deal with BKN Home Entertainment, an American unit of German-based children’s animation company BKN International AG.
Under terms of the deal, Image has exclusive packaged media (including Blu-ray) and digital distribution of more than 300 episodes from 26 properties, including “Legend of the Dragon,” “Kong” and “Zorro — Generation Z.”
Chatsworth, Calif.-based Image also has first-look rights to all new BKN content, which was previously distributed by Genius Products.
“Image is carefully moving into the kids’ business and BKN is the perfect partner for us to grow with,” said Bill Bromiley, chief acquisitions officer with Image, in a statement.