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Germany’s Crater Software has released the 2.0 version of its CTP animation software today. Designed to create broadcast and film-quality animation, CTP requires only a standard Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer, a simple scanner and a graphics tablet. The new version offers new English or German user [...]
Universal Pictures Germany has acquired home video and VOD rights to French sci-fi TV series Metal Hurlant Chronicles. According to Variety, the deal which was made with The Licensing Machine, the licensing arm of the Panini Group, includes rights for Germany and German-speaking Europe for the first two seasons of [...]
According to a story in Deadline.com, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has acquired the rights to reboot Hanna Barbera’s iconic series The Flintstones both on TV and in features. Nikki Finke reports that the deal was ironed out after years of tough negotiating between Fox TV and Warner Bros TV, [...]
Golden Network Asia Ltd. has announced that Malaysian-produced animated feature SeeFood has signed multiple worldwide distribution deals, worth over $2 million US. The sales were reported Monday during the Marche de Film in Cannes, France to the Malaysian Pavilion – hosted by the National Film Development Corporation in association with [...]
Entertainment One (eOne) Family has announced a slew of deals following their successful attendance of MIPTV last month. The family brand management arm of the globally recognized production and distribution house has signed on international agreements for new broadcast deals, renewals and in-flight sales for its children’s portfolio—which includes hit [...]
Thor, Marvel’s powerful God of Thunder is sitting on top of the new animated DVD releases list of the week. The new direct-to-DVD Thor: Tales of Asgard is the eighth in series of animated films produced by Marvel Animation and distributed by Lionsgate Entertainment. Timed to coincide with the release [...]
Create Media Ventures and phuuz entertainment are close to wrapping the first season of Iconicles, their new animated/live-action series produced for the preschool set. The 26 x half hour High Def series, which will be ready for CBeebies this summer, features a live-action host named Nat (played by Gavin Stenhouse) [...]
Target Entertainment has appointed Lindsay Pearl as its new Director of Licensing and Children’s Acquisitions. She joins Target in June and will be representing the company at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Pearl will be responsible for acquiring new kids content while also heading up Target’s licensing & merchandising division, [...]
What’s the use of having a great idea for an animated show if you can’t get the key development execs at the networks and cable outlets to give you a shot? Well, we may have the right solution for you. Animation Magazine’s 10th Annual Pitch Party is coming up. That’s [...]
Fox-TV will have two new players on its Sunday Night Animation Domination block this fall. Variety reports that the new animated show Allen Gregory will be premiering at 8:30 p.m., following The Simpsons. Produced by 20th Century Fox TV an Chernin Entertainment, the series is described as the adventures of [...]