Manimation Line-Up Announced

MIDAS and the Children’s Media Conference have released the full line-up for Manimation 2015 — an animation industry conference taking place in Manchester, U.K. on November ... Continue Reading →
Geraldine Laybourne

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →

Acamar, Aardman Sign ‘Bing’ Deals

Acamar Films and global distribution partner Aardman have inked a number of international broadcast deals for award-winning animated preschool series, Bing. Aardman’s team handles ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →

Kilogramme Mounts Exhibition to Celebrate ‘Tall Tales 3′

Manchester’s Kilogramme Animation has put on a gathering of the local animation community — a group the studio has been a part of for the past decade — to celebrate ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Doc McStuffins’ Wins Peabody

Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins has won the prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Children’s Programming. The acclaimed CG-animated series for kids ages 2-7 was recognized ... Continue Reading →

Acamar and Picturehouse Bringing ‘Bing’ to Big Screen

Indie studio Acamar Films will be bringing its award-winning kids’ TV property Bing to the big screen in partnership with indie cinema operator Picturehouse Cinemas (part of Cineworld ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag, Scholastic UK Team Up

Ireland’s Brown Bag Films has entered a mutual first-look deal to develop published and animated children’s content with Scholastic UK. This will see Brown Bag offering its animated ... Continue Reading →

StudioCanal Bringing Acamar’s ‘Bing’ to DVD

Acamar Films’ award-winning preschool show Bing is set to expand its U.K. presence with a new deal that will see Canal+ Group’s StudioCanal label launching a DVD in the country. ... Continue Reading →