NEW YORK, New York – February 10, 2014 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – QB9 Entertainment, the new business unit of Transmedia Projects of CMD from Grupo Clarin, announced today within the framework of Kidscreen Summit in New York, that starting in February 2014 its animation products, already successful in Latin America, will become available for the Hispanic market of the United States.
“Gaturro has become one of the most successful children’s properties in Latin America and is now prepared to conquer a new audience in an integral and multicultural way for the Hispanic market”
In addition, QB9 Entertainment also announced the closing of new distribution agreements for European markets such as Italy, France, Spain and emerging economies such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives.
The comic strip “Gaturro” quickly became one of children’s favorite characters, and today it is enjoyed by nearly 10 million children in Latin America through its virtual world http://www.mundogaturro.com and it will soon be seen by more children through the screen of Cartoon Network in the region. Gaturro entails an integral and comprehensive platform that encourages and allows children to experience a unique cross-platform environment.
QB9 Entertainment continues the legacy of animation of Latin America, being one of the main companies expanding their animation products outside of the region and in a multicultural way, in a highly competitive industry of players, positioning itself as one of the major production companies that generates high quality animation.
“Gaturro has become one of the most successful children’s properties in Latin America and is now prepared to conquer a new audience in an integral and multicultural way for the Hispanic market. The growing international expansion of QB9 Entertainment reflects our business objectives in the Americas and the world,” said Marcelo Liberini, Chief Operating Officer of QB9 Entertainment.
QB9 Entertainment also announced that they are in the process of pre-production for two new series: Krakatoa and Rejected. “The addition of these new productions, are a very significant step forward for the growth and consolidation of QB9 Entertainment in the local and international market. This demonstrates our commitment to offer not only children’s television programming but also to enrich the experience and strengthen the relationship of our audience through comprehensive assets such as games, trivia’s, events, images and much more,” added Marcelo Liberini.
About QB9 Entertainment
It is the business unit of trans-media projects within CMD, the digital department of Grupo Clarin, the largest media group in Argentina. CMD has been developing content online since 1996, including the largest Spanish speaking newspaper in Latin America (Clarin.com), among other initiatives. Organized in four very successful business units (content and advertising, E-commerce, mobility and games and properties), QB9 is one of the leading online companies in Argentina with business projections throughout Latin America and the world.