New Transformers Series Goes to Entertainment Rights

Entertainment Rights has secured the television and video rights to Transformers Energon, the next chapter in the epic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. The company is ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Tales Soaring with Kids and Moms

The animated preschool series Dragon Tales, which airs in PBS’s Ready to Learn block, is a hit with young viewers and those who look after them. According to the latest Nielsen ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Japan to Launch Through J-COM

Beginning November 18, Jupiter Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (J-COM Broadband) will distribute Disney Channel Japan to subscribers nationwide. Disney Channel Japan will be the second-largest ... Continue Reading →

Atomic Monsters Invade Cannes

Ever wonder what Godzilla did on his days off from stomping Tokyo? Cyberpunk author Steve Aylett taks a humorous look at the domestic lives of the world’s giant mutants with Atomic ... Continue Reading →

Gee, Davey, We’re History!

Back when cartoons were mostly reserved for Saturday mornings, the Art Clokey-animated Davey & Goliath was the just about the only animated thing on Sunday morning TV. Those who ... Continue Reading →

Designer SquarePants to Benefit Kids with AIDS

Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants serves as the inspiration for 16 of the world’s most prestigious fashion designers to create Designer SquarePants. Giorgio Armani, Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →

Film Roman Paints Pop Artist Britto into Development Deal

Phil Roman recently collaborated with renowned artist Gaudi to produce the animated Howdi Gaudi series of TV specials. Now Phil’s old company, Film Roman, is recruiting from the ... Continue Reading →

DIC Kid’s Block Hangs with the Big Boys

Independent children’s entertainment producer and distributor DIC Ent. launched its DIC Kid’s Network on September 1, helping broadcast stations meet their FCC “core” ... Continue Reading →

Int’l Sales Come to Bear for Spellbound’s Koala Brothers

The Koala Brothers will soon be chewing up the scenery in France, Poland, New Zealand and Quebec. U.K.-based rights holder Spellbound Ent. has sold the stop-motion animated preschool ... Continue Reading →

Whamo, Porchlight, Anchor Bay Principals Form Marvista Ent.

Whamo Ent. principals Joseph Szew, Fernando Szew and Mar Gaya have teamed up with Michael Jacobs, former Sr VP of worldwide sales for PorchLight Ent., and George Port, founder and former ... Continue Reading →