As the new season continues to launch across multiple platforms – licensing and digital media accelerates with exciting results!
For Immediate Release:
(Paris, France, Thursday 1st October 2020) – Premium European kids content producer Cottonwood Media has finalised a new partnership agreement with Wagram Music for Season 3 of the global hit tween drama series Find Me in Paris.
The deal sees Wagram Music secure worldwide distribution rights to the original soundtrack of Find Me in Paris Season 3, which they will roll-out across all key global music platforms to include Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Deezer and more, covering several countries such as the United-States, France, Germany, CEE, LATAM over the coming months.
The deal was brokered by Ana Micoud who leads Cottonwood Media’s licensing business through her company The Wizards.
Ana Micoud, Founder, The Wizards commented, “Find Me in Paris music tracks have received such a great reception by our fans around the world that it was necessary for us to take the music of the IP to the next level. This new partnership with such a dynamic music group as Wagram follows that thinking.”
Olivier Delachanal, Head of Wagram+ said, “The partnership with Cottonwood Media for the release of Find Me in Paris Season 3 is a perfect fit with our willingness to develop new dynamics and original content. By relying on our expertise in promoting new products as well as the strengths of the back-catalogue, we intend to offer an optimal environment for the international resonance of the Find Me In Paris brand.”
The first two albums for Season 1 and Season 2 (released by Cottonwood Media) of Find Me in Paris registered a superb 6.3 million streams, of which 5.4 million were for 2020 alone resulting in a breath-taking 700% growth this year.
The Find Me in Paris brand continues to go from strength-to-strength:
Bentex in the US has launched a new print-on-demand range of apparel for Find Me in Paris, much to the satisfaction of fans and making the related post on Instagram (official account) one of the most liked FMIP posts on social media with an engagement of approximately 40%.
Nathan launched a series of new books in May 2020 (with close to 170 000 of their Find Me in Paris books sold to date), whilst Delcourt Group reported a hugely successful launch for a new property with the new comic book in June 2020.
The Find Me in Paris social media accounts continue to see phenomenal results.
- More than +1300% growth in one year for the YouTube Channel which accounts for 22 million views
- Tik Tok account registered +200% growth from July – August 2020
- Instagram accounts garnered 10M impressions in 2020 with an average engagement level of 25%
Key highlights of the international roll-out of Season 3 include the US premiere on HULU August 21st, and Disney Channel (France) on September the 18th, with more to follow!
Find Me in Paris (78 x 26’) is a premium hit tween series that combines world-class ballet, modern dance, drama and comedy. It follows the story of Lena Grisky, a time-travelling ballet dancer from 1905 Russia trapped in modern day Paris, and the many dilemmas she faces finding her place between two worlds.
Find Me in Paris is produced by David Michel, Zoé Carrera Allaix, Cecile Lauritano. The series is a Cottonwood Media production, co-produced with ZDF, ZDF Enterprises, Be-Films and the Opera National de Paris. Co-created and co-executive produced by Jill Girling and Lori Mather-Welch (creators of Nickelodeon’s hit series Ride), with Leila Smith as Executive Producer. Find Me in Paris is directed by Matt Bloom (Emmy Award-Winning Hank Zipzer, and Disney’s The Lodge), along with heavyweight Irish directing team Ronan and Robert Burke (TV3’s hit show Ed Rock, Netflix’s Free Rein, animated series Roy and Damo & Ivor: The Movie).
NOTES TO EDITORS
About Cottonwood Media:
A subsidiary of Federation Entertainment, Cottonwood Media was created by David Michel, Zoé Carrera Allaix & Cécile Lauritano. Cottonwood Media creates, produces and invests in premium, talent-driven content with a focus on bringing together North American and European audiences, on both linear and non-linear platforms. In 2015 Cottonwood Media partnered with Federation Entertainment to form Federation Kids & Family, a global distribution division which distributes original content as well as third party acquisitions. Based in Paris with offices in Los Angeles, Toronto and Berlin, Cottonwood’s productions include the preschool series The Ollie and Moon Show, the animated comedy Squish for 6-10 year olds, teen drama Find Me in Paris (a premium live action series co-produced with ZDF, ZDF Enterprises, Be-Films and the Opera National de Paris), now with 3 seasons; as well as feature films such as Around the World in 80 Days, distributed by Studio Canal. www.cottonwood.tv
About The Wizards:
The Wizards, founded by Ana Micoud, is a Paris based consultancy firm specialising in the global development of brands in the media and entertainment sectors. Combining diverse competencies from strategy consultancy, brand licensing to new business creation, The Wizards focuses on brands and licensing management, new partnership negotiations, and the direction of innovation and diversification of projects. www.thewizards.fr
About Wagram Stories:
Wagram Stories is an independent artistic production company, operating in music business, entertainment, film, audio-visual creation and book publishing. With an editorial line focused on music production, it offers its artists unique perspectives of expression. Wagram Music (a division of Wagram Stories) has enjoyed significant success in music production and artist development such as Orelsan, -M- , The Do, Dominique A, Katerine, Lilly Wood & The Prick, Aaron, Brigitte, Saez, Corneille and more… Wagram + department designs playlists, vinyls and special projects.
Tel: +44 (0)7957 334228
Federation Kids & Family
Tel: +33 (6) 82 57 06 09