Russian animated series “Be-be-bears” and “Paper Tales” will be shown on the children's television of Discovery group of channels in the Middle East and North Africa, with the audience of more than 355 million people.
As part of its international activities, Digital Television Russia closed the deal with the Discovery Communications media company for the sale of rights to two animated series - “Be-be-bears” and “Paper Tales”
Now popular Russian cartoons, dubbed into the Arabic language, will be available to the audience of more than 355 million people. Viewers from the Middle East and North Africa will see 104 episodes of “Be-be-bears” series and 78 episodes of “Paper Tales” series on DKids channel, as well as video-on-demand services operating in the region.
The agreement on the cartoon rights buying was concluded by Discovery Corporate Services Limited, a part of Discovery Communications, and Signal Media, making international sells of content for Digital Television Russia.
In 2016 Digital Television Russia translated 6 cycles of Russian animated films into 10 languages, including Arabic, English, Chinese, Hindi. Together with “Be-be-bears” and "Paper Tales", "Magic Lantern", "Rolando Locomotov”, "Leo and Tig" and "Fantasy Patrol” cartoons were dubbed.
More than 2000 documentaries, TV programs of different genres created by the “My Planet”, “Live Planeta”, “T24”, “Nauka” channels, being part of Digital Television Russia, have been prepared for international markets.
Digital Television Russia entered the international market in October 2016 with a large-scale presentation at the world's main television market MIPJunior and MIPCOM (Cannes, France). The projects of Digital Television Russia were also presented at the television and cinema market in Cancun (Mexico) and Singapore, where they aroused great interest among the countries of Asia and Latin America.