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HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and the broadcaster has also been appointed as the property’s licensing agent in the territory. The other nine deals that [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s summer release Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is on track for a world premiere in May at the Cannes Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While only one film has been confirmed for the prestigious annual festival, an announcement is expected in a few days, the trade [...]
Nickelodeon announced at its annual upfront presentation in New York a roster of more than 300 new animated episodes in 2012, including premiere dates the for the highly anticipated series The Legend of Korra, a series based on the Raving Rabbids video game and another collaboration with DreamWorks Animation on [...]
Cake Entertainment has named former Chorion exec Helen Blayney VP of international sales in a restructuring announced today. At Chorion, Blayney worked on preschool properties including Noddy, Max & Ruby and Famous Five across territories including Scandinavia, Benelux, Ireland, Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Israel, South Africa and the Middle East. She worked [...]
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following a record number of 1,789 film submissions received and a 37 percent increase in audience figures in 2011. “The festival is [...]
French graphic artist Pascal Witaszek has caused a bit of a stir by creating a poster for a nonexistent biopic of Walt Disney that a lot of people wish was really happening. Here it is: What do you think, Animag readers? Is this a good idea? Is Ryan Gosling?
Classic Media has completed deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess With Jess, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Voltron: Defender of the Universe — with terrestrial broadcasters, pay-TV outlets, home [...]
IndyCar, the sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has announced a movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks Animation for its upcoming animated feature film Turbo. Turbo is described as being the story of an ordinary garden snail who gains extraordinary speed through a [...]
Disney-Pixar is taking its next feature film “home” for a special premiere. Brave, the next 3D animated feature from the Emeryville-based powerhouse, is slated to have its European premiere June 30 as the closing film of the Edinburgh Film Festival. Set in medieval Scotland, Brave follows the adventures of the princess [...]
Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy series, returns with its fourth season on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. In the highly anticipated fourth season, familiar characters return and a new flame heats things up for Finn. Also, Jake and Finn venture into the Nightosphere, Lumpy Space Princess [...]