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Rainmaker Ups Tara Kemes to VP Culture & Talent

Vancouver studio Rainmaker Entertainment has promoted Director of Talent Development Tara Kemes to the newly created position of Vice President, Culture & Talent. Kemes, who has ... Continue Reading →
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MGM Vet Steve Hendry Joins Rainmaker Board

Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors. The decision was announced by Rainmaker’s ... Continue Reading →
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Mainframe to Animate HIT’s New ‘Bob’ Series

HIT Entertainment has tapped Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment’s Mainframe division to animate a new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. Now in production, the series is ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Picks Up ‘Hettie Makebelieve’

U.K.’s 1973 Films has announced that their new stop-frame animated series Hettie Makebelieve (52 x 7) has been pre-bought by preschool outlet CBeebies. The show is being animated ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies, Coolabi Will Bring Back Classic ‘Clangers’

It looks like another classic British children’s series is making a comeback. The cult class show The Clangers, is ready for a revival on the BBC after 45 years, thanks to The ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx Ent. and MacKinnon & Saunders Form New Studio

UK animation studios Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Acquires Chapman Library

DreamWorks Animation acquired the library of Chapman Entertainment, including well-known preschooler properties Fifi and the Flowertots, Roary the Racing Car, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion ... Continue Reading →
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BAF 2013 Lineup Celebrates Event’s 20th Anniversary

The Bradford Animation Festival — the United Kingdom’s longest-running animation festival — and its sister event, BAF Game 2013, announced their full programs, featuring a ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Bring ‘Chamelia’ to Forum, MIPCOM

Technicolor and Mercury Filmworks, will unveil their new 2D animated preschool series Chamelia at the upcoming Cartoon Forum (17-20 September) and MIP Jr./MIPCOM (5-10 October). The ... Continue Reading →