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Manchester Animation Fest Reveals 2017 Program

The Manchester Animation Festival returns to the city’s HOME venue for the third year in a row November 14-16, 2017, bringing a three-day celebration of the best and brightest ... Continue Reading →
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Larkshead Media Takes on ‘Numberblocks’ UK Management

Media services company Larkshead Media has been appointed to manage UK licensing for hit animated CBeebies series Numberblocks by brand owner and creator Alphablocks Ltd. Larkshead ... Continue Reading →
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Blindraw Challenge Connects Creativity and Compassion

A new viral campaign to raise awareness and critically necessary funds to aid the people affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, especially kids, officially kicked off in honor of International ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miffy’ Creator Dick Bruna Dies Age 89

Dick Bruna, the Dutch children’s author and artist who created the internationally popular character Miffy the bunny, died Thursday, February 16 in his hometown of Utrecht, The Netherlands. ... Continue Reading →
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Manimation 2016 Speakers Announced

Manchester, UK’s animation and content creation conference Manimation has revealed its speaker lineup for the 2016 edition, taking place Thursday, November 17 at Auto Trader, ... Continue Reading →
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German Co-Producers Spotlight UK & Ireland at Cartoon Forum

The German Producers Alliance took to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse to promote international co-productions on Tuesday, September 13. This year’s focus was on partnering with counterparts ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Tree Fu Tom’ Season 3

The U.K.’s CBeebies has commissioned a third 20 x 22 season of preschool adventure series Tree Fu Tom, set to debut in 2016. The CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Kids & ... Continue Reading →
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Four U.K. Animation Studios Win BFI Cash

The British Film Institute has awarded 20 production companies a share of $4.3 million (£2.8 million) handed out separately from a cash pool from 170 applicants. The BFI provided its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ To Nest on Sprout

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced that their animated preschool series Tree Fu Tom will continue to put down global roots as it premieres on the U.S.’s ... Continue Reading →