Paris-based Kids First Distribution is a 2017-born international distributor, specializing in entertainment content for kids. The company is a subsidiary of producers Watch Next Media and Monello Productions (part of TetraMedia Studios/ ITV Studios company). Marie Lassal acts as head of sales.
Kids First has gained the support from major French tax-shelter company SofiTVciné, who is backing its investment in content. The company aims to become a leading multiplatform children content provider, looking to distribute libraries and third-party shows from the most talented French and international producers. The company makes a point in working in close partnership with them, in order to build their IP as a global international brand at best.
The initial slate includes six brand new animation series set for 2017-2018 deliveries, comedies Nate is Late, Max & Maestro, Best Bugs, I Elvis Riboldi, and Rocky Kwaterner along action series MarbleGen.