Paris, April 26, 2022
Premium kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family (part of Federation Entertainment) and China’s UYoung Media are delighted to announce deals with Discovery Kids in Latin America and UK’s POP for the kids’ animated action comedy series Kung Fu Wa!
Federation Kids & Family who handles worldwide distribution of the series (outside of China and Latin America) has brokered a deal with Narrative Entertainment for POP in the UK whilst UYoung has finalised a deal with Discovery Kids in Latin America.
Kung Fu Wa! (52 x 11’) co-produced by Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent Video and leading Chinese kids’ entertainment company UYoung, is a fun, endearing series targeting kids 6 – 9 years, which combines the pizzazz of girl power, Kung Fu, comedy, action and more.
The series follows the adventures of a curious 8-year-old girl named Tee Zee who always dreamed of going on adventures and exploring wonderful places, and then one day she finds an odd-looking sock in her mother’s laundry that…. talks, and was originally a Kung Fu Master from another world charged with guarding an ancient scroll. When the Master came through a vortex into Tee Zee’s time, his powers were weakened, and he was transformed into a sock. However, when the little girl puts the sock on her foot she transforms into a super heroine – a kick-ass Kung Fu girl, and together they must complete Kung Fu Wa’s mission and follow the ancient scroll to defeat evil and protect their world.
Monica Levy, Head of Sales, Federation Kids & Family said: “Kung Fu Wa! is one of those unique zany fun-filled series that brings a smile to your face – and that goes for some of us that don’t quite fit the 6 – 9 year demo! It’s a pleasure to have closed this deal with Narrative Entertainment and we are confident this series will delight UK viewers when it airs on POP. With other sales negotiations well underway, further announcements will follow shortly.”
Clara Yang, Vice President, UYoung Culture and Media Co said: « We are thrilled to see Kung Fu Wa! travel across borders with our partners at Federation Kids & Family. The series has done really well on Tencent in our home territory and with this new pickup for Pop in the UK, following pickup from Discovery Kids in LATAM, we’re excited more fans will get to discover and enjoy the show. »
Federation Kids & Family previously collaborated with UYoung to sell one of Cottonwood Media’s animated series (The Ollie & Moon Show) into China.
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About Tencent Video:
Tencent Video is the leading online video streaming platform in China. With an extensive content library of drama series, films, variety shows, animation, sports, documentaries, news and many more, Tencent Video provides the best entertainment experience to audiences across different platforms and devices.
About UYoung Media:
UYoung is the leading media company in China and has 20 years’ experience in developing quality brands for kids and families. UYoung’s businesses include Ukids, which is a graded English educational content SVOD app for pre-school, animation development and production as well as distribution, licensing, merchandising and retail. UYoung has offices and production facilities in Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. www.uyoung.com.cn
About Federation Kids & Family:
Headed by co-founder David Michel, Federation Kids & Family is a global kids’ content producer and distributor, and a division of Federation Entertainment, a leading global media powerhouse specializing in high-end international programming. Federation Kids & Family distributes premium original content featuring animated series and specials, as well as talent-driven live action drama series – ANIMATION – Kung Fu Wa!, Presto! School of Magic, The Ollie and Moon Show, Squish, The Star of Andra and Tati, DOCU-STYLE Let’s Dance (unscripted dance coaching series), LIVE ACTION –Theodosia (magical period Egyptology themed series) Find Me in Paris (tween time-travelling ballet/dance series), and more. Federation Kids & Family also focuses on building strategic partnerships and alliances with major international companies and broadcasters.