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If you missed our early MIPTV print edition deadline and the free listings deadline for our NEW Cartoons at Cannes: A Pocket Guide to Animation, don’t fret. There’s still time to market your new show with us. Starting Wed., March 24, we’re offering advertising in our daily e-mail newsletter at [...]
Sparx* and Sparkling* are heading to MIPTV with Zoe Kezako, a new cartoon series based on the works of French children’s author Véronique Saüquère. The computer-animated show is a co-production of Sparkling*, TF1 and TELETOON TPS Jeunesse, with keyframe animation produced by Sparx*. Zoe is an assertive and inquisitive seven-year-old [...]
A group of seasoned Disney character animators have banded together to form Project Firefly Animation Studios. Working out of offices on the Universal Studios Florida backlot, the company will produce family-friendly animated employing both traditional 2D animation and cutting edge 3D technology. Project Firefly was co-founded by Paulo Alvarado, Gregg [...]
Daily Variety reports that ABC Kids Network will announce the addition of new animated shows during its Upfront pitch to media buyers over the next couple of days. The web of outlets includes ABC Family, Disney Channel, Toon Disney and ABC’s Saturday morning block, ABC Kids. ABC Kids and Disney [...]
Will Brits still think Marge Simpson is such a great mom after she bares a little yellow skin for a popular men’s magazine? The BBC reports that the United Kingdom has voted the blue-haired Simpson family matriarch best celebrity mother. The results of the poll were announced just as word [...]
Fox Kids Europe NV will be relocating its London and Paris offices to take up residence at local Walt Disney Company facilities. FKE’s U.K. operation will move into its own independent spaces at Disney’s Chiswick Park and Hammersmith offices in London, while its French branch goes to Disney Channel offices [...]
Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny go anime as Comedy Central launches the eighth season of the hit series South Park tonight (Wednesday, March 17). Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s crudely animated social satire debuted in 1997 and has remained the cable network’s top-rated show. In this week’s episode, the boys [...]
As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, kid cable network Nickelodeon has announced the addition of nine new shows to its 2004-05 lineup. In addition to live-action, coming-of-age comedies, newcomers include the animated action series Avatar, a Dora The Explorer spin-off titled Go, Diego, Go! and fellow preschool toons The Backyardigans [...]
White Plains, New York-based J. J. Sedelmaier Prods., which animated The Ambiguously Gay Duo, The X-Presidents, Fun with Real Audio and other short cartoons for the "Saturday TV Funhouse" segment of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, is teaming up again with prolific comedian Robert Smigel after four years. We’ve been informed [...]
The 104×3 CG pre-school series Danny & Daddy is making its way around the globe. Distributed worldwide by Neptuno Films and produced by Danny & Daddy Prods., the property has been sold to Canal J in France, Télé-Québec, EBS Korea, RTP Portugal, MediacorpTV12 Singapore, RTV Slovenija, UBC Thailand, Talit Communications [...]