Amazon Prime Video India, the OTT service provider, and Xilam Animation, a kids’ and family entertainment company in Europe, has sealed a multi-year content pact. This will make Amazon Prime Video the unique subscription streaming provider of well-known animated kids’ series.
Viewers will thus be able to enjoy the popular series of ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’, ‘Zig & Sharko’, alongside other famous shows such as ‘Floopaloo Where Are You’, ‘A Kind of Magic’, ‘If I Were An Animal’, ‘Paprika’ and ‘The Daltons’.
Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India, “Amazon Prime Video India is delighted to partner with Xilam Animation, creators of the world-famous animated series, ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’ that continues to entertain kids for nearly 20 years. This is an important milestone in the journey to offering the best kids’ entertainment to our Prime members”.
Marc du Pontavice, co-founder of Xilam Animation, commented: “Xilam is proud of the growing success of its animated characters in India, with Oggy leading the pack for many years now. As we prepare for the future, and the new ways content is used within the family, it is essential that we find the right partners to facilitate our expansion into the digital world”.
Further, he added: “That’s why we are so thrilled to be entering into this agreement with Amazon Prime Video since we value so highly their expertise in subscription streaming. As a multi-year deal this is a great step for Xilam as we look forward to watching the special bonds that our characters have developed in the hearts of millions of Indian kids, grow bigger and stronger”.