Silvergate Media (Silvergate) is proud to announce that Warner Bros. Discovery’s preschool channel Cartoonito and streaming platform HBO Max have secured the rights for the acclaimed animated series Octonauts in Latin America.
Octonauts Series 1-3 will be available to watch on Cartoonito and HBO Max in neutral Spanish (Latin Spanish) and Brazilian Portuguese later in the year. Silvergate will also launch local language Octonauts YouTube channels in the Latin American region building on the success of the Spanish language Octonauts YouTube channel, which is consistently a top 3 Octonauts channel worldwide.
These new launches form the next steps in SIlvergate’s strategy to expand the Octonauts brand in the Latin American region and build on a strong fanbase.
A robust consumer products program is being planned with Octonauts toys from global master toy partner, Moose Toys, launching in Mexico in 2022 with the wider Latin America roll out to follow in 2023.
“We’re thrilled to announce this latest agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery,” says Ron Allen, EVP Commercial. “The partnerships with Cartoonito and HBO Max as well as expanding with dedicated YouTube channels will strengthen our fanbase further and pave the way for future growth in this region.”
Silvergate Media is an award-winning media company developing world-class children’s brands with offices in London, New York and operations in China.
The company’s award-winning productions include Octonauts, Peter Rabbit, The Creature Cases, Hilda, and Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt for Netflix, and Sunny Day for Nickelodeon.
Silvergate Media has an extensive development slate and is in production on a number of commissions for new properties from partners such as Disney, Netflix and Ten Cent as well as producing a string of new content for hit shows Octonauts and Hilda.
Silvergate’s world-renowned content is created by its talented team of Executive Producers in New York. The company’s London-based commercial team builds global IP franchises via content distribution, consumer products, live entertainment and attractions partners with China, a particular area of expertise.