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+ Catalan animation producer/distributor Neptuno Films has closed a raft of sales for its slate of long lived toon series. Dougie in Disguise and Connie the Cow have sold to Cinetel (Hungary); The Gloops to Voxell for the Commonwealth of Independent States; Tork and The Gloops to SOMOS TV (Spanish-speaking [...]
Swedish animation company Assorted Nuts Entertainment, the studio behind toons such as Monkey Business and The Goob has signed an agreement with music publishing entity Reel Muzik Werks to administer all music rights on its current and future TV and movie properties. Assorted Nuts will join Reel Muzik’s roster of [...]
Saban Brands has announced plans to reintroduce popular 1980s brand Popples, with a wide array of merchandise—including apparel, accessories, mobile and tablet apps, plush and more—set for Fall 2013. Further expansion of the refreshed franchise is set for Spring 2014 with new Popples characters and publishing, stationery, party goods, crafting [...]
Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. He was 80. Wilson first published Ziggy in 1969 in a cartoon collection titled When You’re Not Around. The strip, which was launched [...]
Care Bears are coming to Latin America, courtesy of a broadcast and home video distribution deal the characters’ owner, American Greetings, has cut with distributor Televix. Televix will offer a full slate of Care Bears programming, including 52 episodes of Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot, the classic Care Bears animated [...]