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Broadcasters from across the globe are picking up Cake’s series Oscar’s Oasis. The kids and family specialist has announced sales of the series to Cartoon Network Latin America, PT CIPTA TPI (Indonesia), Societe Radio-Canada (Canada), 2×2 Channel (Russia), YLE (Finland), ATV (Turkey), S4C Wales (Wales), SVT (Sweden), QTV (Ukraine), MBC (Middle [...]
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has released its 2011 Student AnimationWork Compilation Reel. Here’s how the school described the reel: Featuring VFX creations from alumni who have worked on blockbuster films like Green Lantern, Tron: Legacy and 2012, this student reel brings to life the inspiration and high level [...]
BBC Worldwide has greenlit a slate of new investments for international preschool brand CBeebies. The deals include a number of new properties for CBeebies, including animated and partially animated programs such as the new series Baby Jake from production company Darrall Macqueen. The deals, which encompass broader rights across BBC Worldwide’s different [...]
Disney has released two new stills and a handful of concept art images for The Ballad of Nessie, a new animated short film that will play attached to Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated short tells a tale of the Loch Ness Monster and is narrated by Billy Connolly. The story [...]
Munich-based brand management and media company m4e AG has acquired the available back catalogue of former TV Loonland AG out of the bankruptcy trust. The extensive package of rights was purchased directly from the insolvency administrator by its subsidiary m4e Television and contains more than 1,400 episodes of animation and [...]
It appears that release dates are a lot like dominoes: knock one over and the rest follow. DreamWorks Animation has moved the release date for its animated comedy The Croods back three weeks from March 1, 2013, to March 22, 2013. The move was made possible by Disney’s decision to [...]
Disney has been juggling release dates and the music has stopped with the animated features Reboot Ralph and Monsters University swapping dates. According to Variety, Reboot Ralph now moves up to a Nov. 2, 2012, release and Pixar’s Monsters University falls back to June 21, 2013. Little is known about [...]
Spain-based Zinkia Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in the award-winning children’s entertainment company Cake Entertainment. Both companies will maintain their own management, teams and identities under the deal, which will allow the companies to amalgamate their knowledge, expertise and creativity. Zinkia has has been successful in implementing brand management [...]
BBC children’s channel CBeebies has commissioned the new series Tree Fu Tom from CBeebies In House Productions and FremantleMedia Enterprise. Designed to help children’s movement development, Tree Fu Tom (26 x 22 mins) will follow the adventures of a boy with magical powers as he takes viewers to an enchanted world [...]
FUNimation has new owners. The anime importing company has been sold for $24 million cash by the Navarre Corporation to an investment group lead by FUNimation president and CEO Gen Fukunaga and includes John A. Kuelbs. Under the deal, Navarre has agreed to act as FUNimation’s exclusive distributor in the [...]