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CANAL+ Picks Up Canadian Toon ‘Cracké’

Quebec City studio Squeeze announced that its original CG series Cracké (52 x 1-minute) will be aired by major French broadcaster CANAL+ staring this fall. In addition to reaching ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cracké’ to Hatch on Disney Channels EMEA

Quebec City studio Squeeze announces that its CG animated TV series Cracké has been acquired by Disney EMEA. Beginning next month, the 52 x 1-minute shorts series will broadcast on ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The 2016 Kidscreen Awards took place Tuesday evening in Miami during this week’s Kidscreen Summit, with DreamWorks Animation and Sesame Workshop coming away as the major winners ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Starts on Preschool Mini ‘Lilli & Lola’

Big Bad Boo Studios has begun production on an animated preschool mini-series titled Lili & Lola. The show follows the adventures of two sisters who live in a small apartment in ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Sutherland’s Animated Pirate Pic Begins Production

Donald Sutherland’s production company, Martin’s River Ink, has begun production of a new, animated movie called Pirate’s Passage. Ottawa’s PIP Animation Service ... Continue Reading →
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Seoul Promotion Plan Reveals Finalists

South Korean international animation market Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) being held this week has announced the 20 projects which will be competing for a $10,000 prize in three categories: ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM to Focus on Canadian Productions

International TV content market MIPCOM announced today that its upcoming edition will honor Canadian TV, film and digital industries. Scheduled for Oct. 8-11, the market will feature ... Continue Reading →