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Edward Levitt, a background painter for Walt Disney Animation Studios during animation’s Golden Age and a key influence on the Cartoon Modern movement of the 1950s, died April 2 in Palmdale, California. He was 96 years old, Cartoon Brew reports. Born in New York City April 17, 1916, Levitt grew [...]
International children’s channel KidsCo has licensed a slate of new content from Nelvana, including Beyblade, Grossology, Rolie Polie Olie, Jacob Two-Two and Babar. The content acquired from Nelvana, which is owned by KidsCo joint-venture partner, Corus Entertainment, will form part of the channel’s January 2013 schedule when the refreshed brand [...]
China’s Ciwen Media Group has picked up the rights to air about 1,000 half-hours of classic animated and live-action shows from Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises to Chinese broadcasters and digital platforms. The deal, which was announced at MIPCOM, gives the Beijing-based distributor exclusive rights to popular titles like Franklin, Babar, Rolie [...]
Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, Charlie Brown, Jake and Finn, and Alvin and the Chipmunks slated to appear Monday at the 134th annual White House [...]
Babar, king of the elephants and beloved star of children’s animation, is celebrating his 80th anniversary this year, and Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company have planned a regal slate of festivities to celebrate! For TV audiences, a second season of 26 half-hour episodes of the CG series Babar [...]
New arrivals Mike the Knight, My Big Big Friend and returning shows such as Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Franklin and Friends, Max & Ruby, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!, Team Umizoomi, Thomas & Friends and Angelina Ballerina are part of the new fall [...]
Indie distributor Entertainment One (eONe) has secured home entertainment and digital rights to the classic Babar animated series, as well as the new CG take Babar and the Adventures of Badou from Nelvana. Under the agreement, eOne obtains U.S. and Canadian rights for 78 episodes of the classic series, as [...]