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Erick Rouillé Named France Manager, Int’l TV Sales Director at Planeta Junior

Planeta Junior announces that Erick Rouillé has joined the Barcelona-based company as Country Manager for France and International TV Sales Director. Rouillé will report to International ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont, AGE Team to Relaunch ‘Herself the Elf’

American Greetings Entertainment — the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corp. — and leading European kids’ entertainment producer Gaumont Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Vermeulen Named Head of Global Sales & Co-Pros at American Greetings

Zodiak Kids executive Karen Vermeulen is joining up with American Greetings Properties as the new Head of Global Sales and Co-Productions. Vermeulen’s appointment, which she will ... Continue Reading →
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Original ‘MLP’ Feature, ‘Care Bears’ Set Rock Home Video

It’s a color-jammed 1980s flashback week in animated home video releases, with the arrival on disc of a new My Little Pony feature film and a new Care Bears collection. My Little ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Makes Friends with ‘Care Bears’

Lovers of ’80s classic toon properties will be getting the warm fuzzies at the news that streaming giant Netflix is bringing the loveable Care Bears to its popular service in ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment, Phase 4 Films’ kids & family label, has inked a deal with American Greetings for French Canadian DVD and EST rights to seasons 1 & 2 of the new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ralph’ Ready to Rock for Home Video Release

Wreck-It Ralph is ready to fix up your home video collection. The hit Disney animated feature leads this week’s homevid releases, arriving in multiple formats for fans to choose ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Moves For-Hire Ops to Canada

Canadian indie toon house DHX Media is moving its Los Angeles-based work for hire production operations to Canada to take advantage of tax credits, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Launches New ‘Care Bears’

Those lovable, magical belly-badged Care Bears return to the small screen in a new CG animated series just in time for their 30th anniversary with Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot. ... Continue Reading →