In addition to distributing its own properties, Atlantyca’s distribution arm represents a growing library of entertainment properties which includes third party acquisitions including the Junior Catalogue of ZDF Enterprises for Italy with successful series such as “School of Roars”, “H20,” “Buck” and “Hoodie”.
The Foreign Rights division is dedicated to securing sales of publishing rights for the Geronimo Stilton books and over 1700 additional titles for other IP owned properties, boasting 7.700 granted agreements for translations in over 52 languages. It is also agent for leading European Publishing Houses such as Planeta and Electa Mondadori
The Licensing division manages the international Brand extension initiatives including consumer products and special marketing & promotions for all the “Geronimo Stilton”, “Bat Pat”, “Berry Bees”, “Snow Black” brands and all of their character spin-offs. In addition, Atlantyca Entertainment is the exclusive Italian Licensing Agent for the Junior Catalogue of ZDF Enterprises.
Atlantyca Live is the integrated division dedicated to the planning, creation, production and development of live stage shows for all of Atlantyca’s owned properties which include the “Geronimo Stilton,” “Thea Sisters”, “Bat Pat” and “Berry Bees” brands. The first U.S stage show was launched in 2016, featuring the lovable “Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space”. The company’s successful shows quickly expanded to stages in Asia, with live “Geronimo Stilton” theater productions premiering in Singapore and Hong Kong. Geronimo Stilton event partnerships have expanded to include several distinguishable museums including: Pompei Archeological Site, the Leonardian Museum of Vinci, the Prado Museum, MUDEC in Milan, the Galata Museum in Genoa, the Civic Museum Rovereto, Campi Flegrei Archeological Site and the Brescia Museum Foundation’s Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo, Santa Giulia, the Archaeological Park and Brescia Castle, the cultural event F#MU (Italian Family Day at Museum), with Geronimo Stilton featured as the beloved kids-friendly ambassador and guide.
Atlantyca Publishing oversees new contents’ creation and design of children’s books series aimed for international success. The division has produced more than 400 books over 10 years, working with some of the most eminent publishing houses in Italy and globally.
In 2020, Atlantyca introduced a new venture with the launch of the publishing house Marietti Junior. Established by Pietro Marietti (the man behind Edizioni Piemme and creator of Atlantyca) Marietti Junior is devoted to uncovering and nurturing today’s emerging children’s publishing “Made in Italy” featuring talent, authors and illustrators who are innovators. Through Atlantyca’s sales and production divisions the up-and- coming artists and their budding publishing properties will be exploited into multi-faceted entertainment brands.
For the past ten years, Atlantyca has been promoting the ethical project Terra Lingua Madre, designed to encourage second generations to maintain a connection with cultural their roots by reading texts in their mother tongue. The project has exceeded the quota of 12,300 volumes in 22 languages donated by Atlantyca to Consulates, Libraries, Associations and Cultural Festivals, and Neighbourhood Centres.
Atlantyca has garnered the 2017 Governance Advisors Digital Award Winner (Skills category); and the 2017 China Award for “Creatori di Valore from Milano Finanza & The China Foundation in Milan.