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Xilam Names Lansay Master Toy Partner for ‘Oggy’

Award-winning animation studio Xilam has appointed Lansay as master toy partner for its flagship cartoon, Oggy & the Cockroaches. Lansay will produce and distribute an initial line ... Continue Reading →
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GKMC in Angouleme Presents International Perspective

Next week, an international consortium of children’s entertainment professionals and analysts will collect in Angoulême, France for the third edition of the Global Kids Media Congress. ... Continue Reading →
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Planeta Junior Gets Smashing Global Launch for ‘Mutant Busters’

Planeta Junior’s kooky animated comedy Mutant Busters, co-produced with toy company Famosa and Kotoc in collaboration with Neox Kidz, has achieved a strong international launch ... Continue Reading →
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Kaleidoscope Picks Up ‘Little Princess’ for MIP & AFM

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has signed on to globally represent Illuminated Film Company’s new animated feature project, Little Princess & The Legend of Blue Foot, and will ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam, Lagardere Active Ink Exclusive ‘Oggy’ Deal

Xilam Studio and France’s No. 1 kids’ broadcasting group Lagardere Active (including channels Gulli, Canal J and TiJi) announce ahead of MIPTV an exclusive broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Adult Swim Teases Season 2 of Mike Tyson Mysteries and Mr. Pickles The second seasons of the irreverent toons are set to debut Sunday, April 17. Lagardere Active’s Caroline Cochaux ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Acquires Paris-Based OuiDo

Technicolor has acquired French independent animation producer OuiDo Productions. Headed by Sandrine Nguyen and Boris Hertzog, OuiDo Productions has produced such globally popular animation ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: Merged Animafest, ‘Belladonna’ Restored and More

Wrapping up the week with the following desk-clearing news items: • After years of alternating its focus, The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has merged features ... Continue Reading →
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Dion Draws 2014 Poster for Annecy

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its 2014 edition, featuring artwork from filmmaker, illustrator and producer Franck Dion. “I wanted ... Continue Reading →
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Sega Revitalizes Game Franchise with ‘Sonic Boom’

Sonic Boom, a new CG-animated series starring video-game icon Sonic the Hedgehog, is being coproduced by Sega of America and OuiDO! Productions as part of broad initiative to revitalize ... Continue Reading →