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9 Story Adds Broadcasters for ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Entertainment has signed up multiple broadcasters for Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11). Licensees include TVE (Spain), Canal+ Family ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Signs Package Deal with Al Jazeera

Zodiak Kids has sealed a 75-plus horror programming package deal with Al Jazeera for its Arabic children’s channels JeemTV and Baraem TV across the Middle East and North Africa. ... Continue Reading →
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MIP News Bytes: ‘Luchien,’ ‘P. King Duckling,’ ‘Zafari,’ ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’

+ Monster Entertainment continues to roll out the dialog-free kids fare for MIP Junior with two more series on its sales slate. Luchien (26 x 1) from Belgium’s Truffe Productions ... Continue Reading →
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Friends in Low Places

LAIKA sculpts two contrasting worlds to explore notions ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #243

Living with a Legend By Leslie Stern [TotalRecall Publications, $49.95] Seven years after his passing, animation genius Iwao Takamoto comes alive from a new angle with this collection ... Continue Reading →
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Joan Vogelesang Departs Toon Boom

Long-time Toon Boom President & CEO Joan Vogelesang will be leaving the animation software company after more than 16 years. Veteran exec and corporate advisor Paul Gardner has ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Bytes: ‘Miffy,’ ‘Hullabalooba,’ ‘Pikkuli’

+ Mercis BV and Telescreen BV/m4e will be launching sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for their new CG-animated Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small — the first 3D animated take ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Taps Award-Winning Team

Soho Square Studios partners Kim Goody and Alan Coates announce the launch of its new television production company, Soho Square Productions. The pair plans to take on the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart’s ‘Snow Queen’ Sequel Set for December

Wizart Animation’s CG sequel The Snow Queen: Journey Continues will arrive in theaters in a stereoscopic flurry this December in more than 10 countries around the world. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arthur’ Returns to PBS for 18th Season

PBS KIDS will welcome back its Emmy Award-winning animated series Arthur with the season 18 premiere set for September 29. Young viewers and their families can expect everything from ... Continue Reading →