Worldwide agreement for animation series ZorroWorldwide agreement for animation series Zorro

Kids | Los Angeles | 08/02/2017

Worldwide agreement for animation series Zorro Groupe PVP and Cyber Group Studios are thrilled to announce the signature of a joint worldwide interactive licence agreement with Zorro Productions Inc. This agreement concerns the interactive rights of Zorro the Chronicles the new CGI television series featuring the famous masked hero and already airing in more than 100 territories on all continents.

Francois Trudel, Executive Producer and VP of international Affairs of Groupe PVP declares:” This is an important step for us as a company and I thank both John Gertz at Zorro Productions Inc. and Pierre Sissmann at Cyber Group Studios to have trusted us with this prestigious IP. I will now be looking for international partners to pursue an ambitious creation plan linked to this great property, starting with meetings at the next “Kidscreen Summit” in Miami and “Game Connection” in San Francisco.”

Under this agreement, Groupe PVP will develop alone or with partners, interactive games for consoles such as PlayStation, Nintendo or Xbox as well as applications for iOS, windows or android.
“Zorro the Chronicles,” a CGI production of 26 episodes of 22’, renews with the adventure-comedy genre celebrated by the original Zorro adventures, throughout his life in movies and on television. With a cast of over 100 characters, stunning backgrounds and music, the series has obtained groundbreaking ratings around the world.

John Gertz, President of Zorro Productions Inc. comments: “Zorro is a brand whose interactive life started long ago with games for the Atari, Nintendo and other platforms. We are very excited to see that the new CG animated series, “Zorro the Chronicles” will now be adapted for the new consoles of the 21st century”.

Pierre Sissmann, Chairman and CEO of Cyber Group Studios adds: “Ahead of “Zorro the Chronicles”’ second season, it is a real pleasure to partner once again with Zorro Productions Inc. and Groupe PVP, to create groundbreaking interactive games using the assets we have created for the television series.”

About Cyber Group Studios:
Cyber Group Studios is a French independent multi-awarded company which produces and distributes its own and third party audiovisual productions and brands. The company handles programs with strong international appeal targeted to kids and families in particular, 3D CGI and 2D HD, animated productions (TV series and movies) targeted at 2-12 years old kids and teens and HD animation series, for “Triple Play” broadcast (web, mobile phones, TV). Its mission is to bring the best quality entertainment associated with the best creative talent around the world and to develop breakthrough technology to enhance its productions. The company’s aim is also to associate with other top producers in the world to help bring their outstanding new productions to market through Cyber Group Studios distribution network.
www.cybergroupstudios.com

About Groupe PVP:
Groupe PVP’s core business is the production of documentary films, animation and fiction, complemented by our expertise in digital media and information technology.
Well established in the world of cinema, television and new media for the past thirty years, Groupe PVP sprang from founder Vic Pelletier’s passion for images. Since its creation, the company has evolved, adapted and diversified successfully to meet the needs of a constantly evolving market. Today, Groupe PVP has a firm foothold in Canada and internationally, thanks to the talents of a team that extends to more than sixty colleagues sharing the same strong work ethics and quest for quality. Over the years, the production company has garnered an array of awards and accolades.
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