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As producers prepare to bring their animated product to the world market in Cannes next week, many are threatening to roll over the competition. California-based MagicDreams and India-based MUV Studios are even bringing a special vehicle. The two entities will debut their CG-animated feature Kiddo the Super-Truck. The co-production marks [...]
Sony Pictures Television Int’l (SPTI) unveiled its line-up of new programming available to international buyers at MIPCOM 2003, which will be held October 10 through 14 in Cannes. The diverse roster of new series includes the animated series Astro Boy and Cyborg 009. Astro Boy was created 50 years ago [...]
Heading into MIPCOM, channelzero ent. has just signed a deal with AGOGO Corp. to produce three half-hour episodes of the series SoSophie, starring the voice of Carmen Electra. While no animation has yet been seen, busty Sophie has been building somewhat of a fan base by appearing in Animation Magazine [...]
As WB founder Jamie Kellner prepares to step down as chairman and CEO in May, The Hollywood Reporter tells us that WB entertainment president Jordan Levin, multi-network veteran Garth Ancier and WB president and chief operating officer Jed Petrick will take over the reins. Levin will oversee operations as CEO, [...]
DIC Ent. is coming to Cannes with a healthy sampling of its Sonic the Hedgehog library under its arm. The independent childrens’ entertainment producer will be offering its Totally Sonic! Package, which includes a private collection of never-before-seen episodes available for the first time to international buyers in all major [...]
Nicktoons, Nickelodeon’s digital home for kid TV’s most popular animated hits, will add four new shows to its 2004 line-up. The slate will help the outlet move closer to its goal of upping its original programming to 25% by 2005. The outlet will develop an original series in 2004 and [...]
The stop-motion Rankin and Bass classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the No. 1 holiday special on primetime TV and at home video retailers in the U.S. Now the property is set to charm the U.K. like never before as New York-based family entertainment company Classic Media expands broadcast and [...]
Anime Network is set to launch on Time Warner Cable’s iControl interactive platform for video on demand service in select major markets. The roll-out will begin in November. Anime Network President Kevin Corcoran made the announcement. In addition to its new arrangement with Time Warner Cable, Anime Network has carriage [...]
The Los Angeles Times reports that The Writers Guild of America’s West Coast division president, Victoria Riskin, is circulating a letter to members denouncing DreamWorks SKG’s insistence that writers be represented by the Animation Guild Local 839. At the center of the dispute are 10 writers and two exec. producers [...]
The team behind Comedy Central’s cancelled primetime comedy Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist are back on the casting couch, this time for Fox. The network, in association with Touchstone Television, has recruited Jonathan Katz and Tom Snyder to write and exec. produce a pilot for an untitled animated comedy. The project [...]