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Gagné’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Optioned for Animated Feature

Michel Gagné’s popular graphic novel The Saga of Rex is on its way to become an indie animated feature, thanks to Belgium-based animation studio Grid Animation. The 2010 Image ... Continue Reading →
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Europe’s EBU Plans Animated Specials

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), an association of 60 national broadcasters negotiating and advocating for pubcasters in Europe, has revealed plans to create half-hour animated ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Toons Thrive at 2013 Cartoon Forum

The 2013 edition of Cartoon Forum, the three-day TV animation pitching and co-production event held in Toulouse France drew a record attendance of 850 professionals, pitching 68 European ... Continue Reading →
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‘Science of Botheration’ Is Most Popular Show at Forum

Vivement Lundi’s Science of Botheration presentation at this past week’s Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, proved to be the most popular session of the event. With 354 ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Dublin-based indie studio Kite Entertainment has nabbed a 13-episode commission for its science-themed comedy series Brain Freeze from U.K. channel CBBC. A follow up to Kite’s ... Continue Reading →
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Creators Discuss Origins of ‘George & Paul’

Rotterdam-based animation studio Ka-ching Cartoons and Dutch distributor Pedri Animations will pitch a preschool series for ages 4-6 called George & Paul at Cartoon Forum, set ... Continue Reading →
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U.K., France Top Cartoon Tributes Noms

Fifteen European companies will share the spotlight at the upcoming Cartoon Tributes, whose awards recognize broadcasters, investors and distributor; and producers that have contributed ... 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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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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Studio 100′s ‘Super Mega Hyper Pets’ Ready for Forum

Studio 100 Animation will be pitching a new preschool series called Super Mega Hyper Pets at the upcoming edition of Cartoon Forum (Sept. 17-20) in Toulouse, France. The colorful show ... Continue Reading →