Coscient Group - Motion International Sells Popular Mechanics for Kids to Disney Channel France.
Jean Bureau, Vice-President of International Distribution for Motion said that "Popular Mechanics for Kids / Super Mecanix is a top-rated product performing well on the international market". The series has received numerous acclaims: it is among the finalists for the prestigious Prix Jeunesse International in the category "7-12 non-fiction" and has also been awarded a Silver Apple from NEMN 1998 (National Educational Media Network, Apple Awards Films and Video Competition). NEMN, in its 28th year, symbolizes excellence and innovation in educational programming.
Super Mecanix has been sold to Radio Canada for broadcast next fall. The series has also been sold by Hearst Entertainment to Latin America, South Africa, Mexico and many other territories.
Motion International and SDA Productions are Coscient Group companies, one of Canada's leading television and film production and distribution groups. The Group also includes: Allegro Films, Productions Coscient, Owl/SDA Productions, Cactus Animation and Legend Entertainment. The Class A and Class B shares of Coscient Group are listed on the Montreal and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the ticker symbols CST.A and CST.B.
CONTACT: Coscient Group Inc.
Marie-Christine Dufour, 514/284-2525
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|Date:||May 7, 1998|
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