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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 →
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Welcome to Vinyl Toy High

Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peppa Pig’ on the Hoof in Asia

Entertainment One (eOne) has announced new broadcast and licensing agreements for its preschool property Peppa Pig that will see the little oinker increase her hoof-fold in the Asian ... Continue Reading →
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Mind Candy Hires Jocelyn Stevenson As Exec Producer

Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx’s ‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Is Set for Cannes

Komixx Entertainment will take its new children’s stop-motion animated series, Toby’s Travelling Circus (52×10’) to this year’s MIPJr and MIPCOM. The show follows the exciting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jake and the Pirates’, ‘Batman’ Help Mattel’s Bottom Line

Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mike the Knight’ Gallops onto Nick

Nickelodeon is suiting up its latest CG preschool hero as Mike the Knight premieres this Friday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m. The 26 x half-hour adventure series teaches kids about friendship ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Bullough Warns About Plight of U.K. Animation

Speaking to the BBC and Deadline.com, Aardman Animations’ head of TV Miles Bullough warned that the Bristol-based shop may have to produce its beloved plasticine projects in Ireland, ... Continue Reading →