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Planeta Junior Highlighting Two Kids’ Co-Pros at MIP

European children’s and youth entertainment company Planeta Junior will be showcasing two fresh animated series for young viewers at next week’s MIPTV market. The titles are both ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Media Launches Gaming Division

Trivandrum, India-based animation and entertainment company Toonz Media Group announces the launch of Toonz Games, a new global division that will develop titles for a variety of platforms, ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: SICAF 2017 The 21st Seoul Int’l Cartoon & Animation Festival is seeking feature films, shorts, student work, kid-targeted films, online/digital works, TV and ... Continue Reading →
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Platinum Films Appoints Bomanbridge to Rep ‘Matt Hatter’ in Asia

UK children’s entertainment company Platinum Films has appointed Bomanbridge Media as its TV distribution partner in Asia for popular animated adventure-comedy Matt Hatter Chronicles. ... Continue Reading →
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Sociedad Fantasma Tapped for Original Pixelatl 2017 Art

The International Animation Film Festival, Pixelatl has announced that Sociedad Fantasma has been commissioned as creative partner for the 2017 event, taking place in Cuernavaca, Mexico ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Ent. to Shop Three New Series at MIPTV

Monster Entertainment has picked up three new children’s series for global distribution, and will be presenting them to international buyers at MIPTV: Cleo (Season 2, 39 x 7 min.), ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Sends ‘Blinky Bill’ to Nordics

Studio 100 Media has inked a number of deals that will bring its new CG series The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill (52 x 12) even further beyond the Outback. New Nordic partners include ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Upfronts Fresh Toon Slate for 2017-18

Global kids brand Cartoon Network has announced a well-plotted slate of content for the 2017-18 upfront season designed to offer fans something new every day across a variety of platforms. ... Continue Reading →
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WDRmg Introducing German Icon ‘Little Sandman’ at MIPTV

Cologne-based public broadcaster WDR Mediagroup will be introducing MIPTV buyers to one of the cult hits of German television, Little Sandman. Subsidiaries RBB and RBB Media previously ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Greenlights Animated ‘Apollo Gauntlet,’ ‘Hot Streets’

Adult Swim — the No. 1 basic cable network with millennials for over a decade — has given the greenlight to two new action-driven animated series set to premiere later this ... Continue Reading →
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Elton John, STX Animating ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s oft-revived Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is getting the animated feature treatment with the help of fellow musician ... Continue Reading →
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Cressida Cowell’s ‘Wizards of Once’ Enchants DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation has secured the rights to award-winning, internationally bestselling author Cressida Cowell’s upcoming fantasy novel series The Wizards of Once. The deal was ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Sofia the First’ Season 4 Debuts April 28

Season four of the hit animated series Sofia the First will premiere Friday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. ET on Disney Channel. Featuring a fresh raft of special voice guests, the new season ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Gravity Falls’ Cast Reunites for Journal 3 Infomercial Kristen Schaal (Mabel) and Jason Ritter (Dipper) make their best possible pitches for the perfect way to glam up or ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Titles and Dates ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel

Wreck-It Ralph is busting out of the arcade and venturing into the expansive universe of the internet for the pixel-powered sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, coming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tangled Before Ever After’ Arrives on DVD April 11

The all-new adventures of Rapunzel and Eugene jumpstarted on Disney Channel with the original TV movie Tangled Before Ever After — a fun-packed adventure serving as a narrative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition’ Hits Home in May

Fan can relive the ultimate animated Amazon adventure as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment released Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition — a fresh treatment of Lauren Montgomery’s ... Continue Reading →
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Jetpack Inks Raft of Broadcast & Licensing Deals for ‘Yoko’

Jetpack Distribution has announced multiple broadcast agreements with leading international channels as well as key licensing partnerships for preschool hit Yoko. The 52 x 12 animated ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Licensing Awards Nominees Selected from Record Entries

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has revealed the nominees for the 2017 International Licensing Awards, selected from a record number of submissions ... Continue Reading →
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FICCI’s BAF Awards 2017 Winners Revealed

The 18th edition of FICCI Frames took place last week in Mumbai, at the luxe moderne Renaissance hotel, capped by the presentation of the Best Animated Frames Awards. The BAFs celebrate ... Continue Reading →