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+ SLR Productions and co-producers Telegael and Top Draw Animation have welcomed Nine Network and ZDF Enterprises as broadcast partners for the new kids animated series Captain Flinn ... Continue Reading →
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Eight Shows to Track Down at MIP Junior

One of the great draws of the MIP Junior market in Cannes (Oct. 5 and 6 at the Carlton Hotel) is that buyers and execs can take a look at the kids’ entertainment crystal ball ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Elliot to Attend Bradford Animation Fest

The organizers of U.K.’s Bradford Animation Festival have announced that acclaimed Australian stop-motion animation director Adam Elliot, creator of Oscar-winning short Harvie ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 5 Welcomes Back the Wombles

The fuzzy ol’ Wombles of Wimbledon Common are returning to the small screen in a new CG-animated series for the U.K.’s Channel 5. The new 52 x11 series of shorts about the ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Tackles ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Teaser

Aardman Animation has done it again. The Bristol-based studio’s teaser trailer for BBC Radio’s adaptation of Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Darkside has created quite a buzz ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Adds Three New Shows to Upcoming Slate

BBC’s Children’s Channel CBeebies has announced several new shows that put the spotlight on female characters and voices: A co-commission with BBC Learning, Melody (20×7-minute) ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ BBC’s CBeebies has begun airing 10 new episodes of Karrot Animation‘s 2D animated preschool series Sarah & Duck as of August 12, following its hugely successful debut ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. 3D Society Picks a New Name

The International 3D Society has changed its name to the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society. “New advances in display technologies to enable features such as auto-stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →
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Former Aardman and BBC Execs Launch New Org

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have founded Wildseed Studios, a next-generation entertainment content ... Continue Reading →