TOONZ MEDIA AND ZOONICORN DEBUT PRESCHOOL BRAND PARTNERSHIP WORLDWIDE Toonz Media Group and Zoonicorn have closed multiple deals for their upcoming preschool brand Zoonicorn, launched this August. The series follows zebra-unicorn creatures who inhabit the dreams of young animals, taking them on adventures to learn social-emotional skills. It has been picked up by Peacock (U.S.), Kidoodle (U.S.), Astro (Malaysia), Truecorp (Thailand), La Teletuya (Venezuela) and Viu (Hong Kong). “Toonz has now finalized the last footprint into the 360-degree monetization of Zoonicorn with media distribution and licensing and merchandising representation deals with well-established partners such as Jean Philippe Randisi for bRAND-WARD and Maria Romanelli for Team Entertainment,” said Bruno Zarka, president of the distribution and feature films division at Toonz Media Group. “With our North American partner All Art Licensing, headed by J’net Smith, we also attended Licensing Expo at Las Vegas this year, from where we got tremendous response.” Emmy Award winner Mark Zaslove (Winnie the Pooh, Lazytown, Bob the Builder) serves as showrunner and lead writer/editor of the series. The Zoonicorn creative team also includes Stephen Senders (Inspector Gadget, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Max & Ruby), Annie Girard (Donald Duck’s Three Caballeros, Club Penguin) and the Emmy Award-winning team of Dennis Haley and Marcy Brown (Kong, King of the Apes, Lego Friends, Dinosaur Train). Music for the show is composed by Emmy Award-winning composer Rich Dickerson.