Shochiku, Production I.G to Ride with French Knight

Looking to capitalize on the growing TV animation market, one of Japan’s leading entertainment companies is entering into a production pact with animation house Production I.G. ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Babies Ruffles Feathers

Probably hoping to go where Baby Einstein has gone before, the creators of Sesame Street plan to release a series of videos aimed a children as young as six months. This has drawn vociferous ... Continue Reading →

MTV Gets in a Jam with Irish Animator

MTV Networks International has secured television rights to Jam Media’s newest hit property, Pic Me, for its Nickelodeon channels in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The ... Continue Reading →

Canuck Series Goes Online With AOL KOL

American children on the AOL KOL service will now get the chance to watch Nelvana’s Jacob Two-Two, which has been seen by worldwide audiences for several years now. As its first ... Continue Reading →

New PBS Kids’ Platform A Go For October ’06

Wishbone and company are getting a new digital home now that the PBS KIDS GO! Channel has announced plans to launch in October. The new 24-Hour digital broadcast channel will be devoted ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar’s Spider Riders in TELETOON Web

TELETOON in Canada has picked up broadcast rights to Cookie Jar Ent.’s Spider Riders, a co-production with Japanese advertising agency Yomiko. The 52×30 series, which is ... Continue Reading →

Foothill Unveils MIP Pilots

Forget March Madness. How about MIP Madness? It continues apace today as, among other things, Santa Barbara-based Foothill Entertainment, Inc. unveils the two completed pilots it’s ... Continue Reading →

Icon’s Vitaminix Gobbled By MIP B’Casters

Barcelona-based Icon Animation has announced the signing of a raft of programming deals at MIPTV 2006 for its Vitaminix series. Panama free TV channel TV7 (Corp. Medcom), UEA cabsat ... Continue Reading →

Laika Snaps Up Snow’s Monsters

Portland-based Laika Entertainment is developing an animated feature based on author/illustrator Alan Snow’s best-selling children’s book series, Here be Monsters. The book, ... Continue Reading →

Carrere Picks Up Cotoons

Independent European production and distribution company Carrere Group has picked up international distribution rights to Cotoons, a new 26-episode, 3D-animated preschool series produced ... Continue Reading →