Funwood Media, founded by Aldo Spagnoli, acts as a distributor, producer and agent representing a host of brands as well as creating original IP. Operating primarily in Italy and Spain through Funwood Media Italia and Funwood Media Iberica, the business works with the likes of M6, Rai, Sky, Discovery, Paramount, Turner, TVE, Mediaset, A3 Media, and MGM and across Europe, as well as several regional outfits.
The company’s slate includes Monica Chef, a 40×30’ kids live action TV series in collaboration with Disney Channel Italia (Spain, France, Benelux, Italy, Brazil, Denmark), and La Sala ( The Room), an 8×60’ cop thriller (HBO Spain, Portugal, and other networks in Poland & Russia). Additionally, its licensing and merchandise portfolio comprises of Daniel Tiger, Atari, Animal Planet, Godzilla and Shaun the Sheep.
Funwood Media was acquired by Banijay Rights in December 2019.