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MIPCOM: Talking Toons with Xilam’s Du Pontavice

We had a chance to catch up with Marc Du Pontavice, president of Xilam Animation, who is attending MIPCOM with his brand new animated series Mr. Magoo. Du Pontavice is the mastermind ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM News Bytes: Atlantyca, Bejuba!, Planeta Junior, WDR

Atlantyca Entertainment has inked a broadcast deal with Rai (Italy) to broadcast a 52 x 11′ package of the popular, fast-paced kids’ comedy horror series Scream Street from ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, WeKids & Toon Boom Launch IP Incubator in China

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation are expanding their existing partnership in China and launching a local kids’ animation incubator competition, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magic Adventures,’ ’44 Cats’ Most Watched Shows at MIP Jr.

Korean studio Hong Dang Moo’s animated series Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark and Italy’s Rainbow Media’s 44 Cats were the top most-screened shows at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
Andy Yeatman

Netflix’s Yeatman Discusses Kids Strategy at MIP Jr.

Andy Yeatman, the head of global kids’ content at Netflix discussed the popular platform’s commissioning and acquisition strategy during his MIP Jr. keynote on Sunday in ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
Joe Letteri

Joe Letteri Named 2018 VES George Melies Award Recipient

Following the announcement of its first Hall of Fame inductees, the Visual Effects Society has named Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri as the next recipient of the VES Georges ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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MIP: Fresh Toons, New Deals Lead Up to Cannes Confab

FranceTV Distribution has a couple animated highlights among its diverse MIP slate. First up, a brand-new 3D season of Little Brown Bear, the famous preschool series from Bayard. The ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Entertainment Doorkeepers Back Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch

Having recently announced the first-ever Asia TV Forum & Market Animation Pitch, partners Reed Exhibitions and Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. are pleased to welcome the support ... Continue Reading →