FranceTV, Turner Ink U.S. ‘Peanuts’ Shorts Deal

FranceTV Distribution’s post-MIPCOM announcements contain good news for U.S. fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang. The commercial arm of pubcaster France Televisions has finalized ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →

‘Steven Universe’ Gets New Toy Partners

Cartoon Network has signed on five new hardlines partners for its popular animated comedy/adventure Steven Universe. Funko, Just Toys International, PhatMojo, Toy Factory and Zag Toys ... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →

‘Geronimo Stilton’ Set for TVE, TV3

Atlantyca Entertainment’s Geronimo Stilton is packing his bags for Spain with two broadcast deals secured for the internationally popular toon — which has sold to 130 territories ... Continue Reading →

Imira Inks LatAm Deals

Madrid-based Imira Entertainment has signed four key deals across Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. for several of its children’s content titles. Cartoon Network (Latin ... Continue Reading →

Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →

Execs at TAC in Ottawa Report All Boats Rising

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer, Rob Sorcher, is definitely in the spotlight the final day of the Television Animation Conference, which is part of the Ottawa International ... Continue Reading →

Season 3 of ‘1001 Nights’ Heads Into Production

Big Bad Boo Studios will shortly begin production on season three of its award-winning animated series 1001 Nights. Creators Aly Jetha and Shabnam Rezaei, along with showrunner and ... Continue Reading →

‘Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Top Toon Emmys

It was a good night for Cartoon Network at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend, as the network won the Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and ... Continue Reading →