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DQE pacts for ‘Jungle Book’

Indian toon house gets North American rights

LONDON — Indian animation house DQ Ent. has signed a licensing and distribution deal with SMC Ent., a division of Sun-Mate Corp., giving them North American television, homevideo, licensing and merchandising rights for the first season of toon skein “The Jungle Book” for five years.

The 3D series comprises 52 11-minute episodes and a 60-minute TV feature and is a DQE co-production with France’s TF1 and Moonscoop and Germany’s ZDF Group. It cost $12.3 million to produce.

DQE has also joined Spanish shingles Imira Entertainment and Enne Entertainment Studios and broadcaster TVE to co-produce 3D toon skein “Escape Hockey.” The comic space adventure is aimed at the 6-12 age group and will comprise 26 26-minute episodes.

Besides the television series, “Hockey” will also be produced in an interactive version that will allow viewers to watch the episode and simultaneously play embedded games. This is aimed at the VOD, online, interactive TV and games console markets.

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