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DHX Mixes Up Studio & Distribution Management Teams

DHX Media has tasked seasoned members of its management cadre with integrating its studio and distribution teams and enhancing synergies across its businesses to propel its global growth ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Elmendorff Departs Studio 100 Media

The management team of Studio 100 N.V. has announced that it was informed of Patrick Elmendorff’s intent to resign from his position as Managing Director of Studio 100 Media GmbH ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Ups Nancy Kanter to Worldwide Content EVP

In recognition of her enormous success building Disney Junior into a powerhouse kids & families entertainment platform, Nancy Kanter has been promoted to the newly expanded role ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: Black Ink Update 0.300 Bleank’s digital drawing app is the first to introduce brush shading, offering artists high levels of customization. New features include Brush Preview, ... Continue Reading →
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Hari Secures First Sales for Flagship Show ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

Recently launched Paris-based distribution company Hari International announces the first raft of sales for Grizzy and the Lemmings, a 78 x 7 non-verbal CG animated comedy series. Hari ... Continue Reading →
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‘Richard the Stork’ Trailer Takes Flight for Berlinale

This week, Global Screen is presenting its new CG animated family feature Richard the Stork at the European Film Market in Berlin, uncaging the official trailer for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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Groupe PVP Ropes Interactive Rights to ‘Zorro the Chronicles’

Groupe PVP and Cyber Group Studios have inked a worldwide interactive license agreement with Zorro Productions Inc. for Zorro the Chronicles, the new CG-animated TV series that has ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Finds New Homes for ‘Pat the Dog’

Animated comedy series Pat the Dog (78 x 7) has been “adopted” into new broadcast homes following its launch at last year’s MIP Junior market, where it ranked No. 3 out of over ... Continue Reading →
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‘Antboy’ Franchise Toons Up with Nimbus, Sardine & Attraction

Denmark’s Nimbus Film is joining forces with Montreal-based boutique animation studio Sardine Productions to bring its Antboy entertainment franchise into a new dimension: a fresh ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution360 Picks Up Pedri’s ‘George and Paul’

Distribution360, a MarbleMedia company, has signed on for international representation of preschool stop-motion property George and Paul (26 x 5), from Dutch studio Pedri Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Univ. del Cine Opens Call for TALENT Scholarship in LatAm

Fundación Universidad del Cinema in Buenos Aires has issued a call for submissions for prospective Animation and Multimedia Film Degree students across Latin America to compete for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Harvey Beaks’ Flits to Primetime on Nicktoons

Nickelodeon Animation Studio’s Harvey Beaks will get hopping with all-new adventures as season two continues Wednesday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nicktoons — launching with ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart Trailers Melnitsa’s ‘Fantastic Journey to Oz’

Just ahead of its presentation at the European Film Market in Berlin, Russian animation studio Melnitsa and distribution partner Wizart have released a brand new trailer for Fantastic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Kubo’ Top VES Honors

It was a good night for The Jungle Book and Game of Thrones, with each winning five categories at the 15th annual VES Awards held Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Jungle Book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stolen Princess’ Teaser Is a Sweet Tooth Showdown

Animagrad animation studio (part of FILM.UA Group) has released the teaser trailer for its first animated feature project: The Stolen Princess. The spot pits a spunky princess against ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Shorts Program Features 50+ Premieres

The Oscar-qualifying New York International Children’s Film Festival has unveiled its complete short film lineup for its 20th anniversary edition, running February 24-March 19 ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Maizes Named Kids Ent. VP at Jim Henson Co.

The Jim Henson Company has recruited 20-year children’s entertainment and publishing veteran Sarah Maizes into the newly created position of Vice President of Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Vishal Dembla Appointed VP & GM for Turner SE Asia

Turner Asia Pacific has appointed Vishal Dembla as Vice President and General Manager of its newly established Southeast Asia division. Based in Singapore, Dembla will be tasked with ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Grows Original Toon Slate with ‘Remy & Boo,’ Renewals & More

NBCUniversal Cable Ent.’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout is expanding its original programming offerings with a greenlight for a new animated series, Remy and Boo (due in 2018), ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hanni and the Wild Woods’ Makes Global Debut at Kidscreen Summit

After over a decade in development for the global market and attaining a sizable Korean investment, brand-new CG animated children’s TV and multiplatform series franchise Hanni ... Continue Reading →