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Animation Magazine is proud to announce the next batch of judges confirmed for this year’s Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry decision makers. Submissions are now open for this year’s contest, with the winners set to be [...]
CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has ordered the students of multi-media comedy series Strange Hill High to return for a second term ahead of its broadcast premiere on the channel this spring. The 13 x 30 series is a co-production of FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment and CBBC in association with [...]
FremantleMedia is dismantling its FremantleMedia Enterprises division and naming two separate global divsions, one devoted to kids and family entertainment and distribution and the other on digital and branded entertainment. As a result of the reorganization, FME’s international CEO David Ellender gets the new title of CEO, FremantleMedia International and [...]
More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics Maya the Bee (78 x 11’), Vicky the Viking (78 x 11’) and Heidi (39 x 22’) will be distributed by Montreal-based DVD [...]
Freemantle Media Ent. has announced a new distribution deal with Cartoon Network, for the U.S. broadcast rights to the animated comedy series, Grojband. Grojband follows Corey and his three best friends, Laney and twin brothers Kin and Kon, as they work to propel their garage band to international stardom. The band [...]
Animated preschooler series Tree Fu Tom is a hit in the United Kingdom, becoming CBeebies’ No. 1 show of the year since its debut last month. The show for kids 4-6 attracted 330,000 kids ages 6 and under for its first 11 episodes, with a 25 percent audience share. It [...]