Nigel Pickard

Zodiak UK Kids CEO Pickard Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announced that Nigel Pickard is departing his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and Chair of The Foundation, but will return as a consultant on a range of projects for ... Continue Reading →
CBBC-150

CBBC to Air Nelvana’s ‘Sidekick’ This Summer

Nelvana Enterprises has signed a broadcast deal with the BBC for its animated series Sidekick to air on its kids channel CBBC beginning in summer 2014. The license includes seasons ... Continue Reading →
british-animation-awards-150

‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom’ Take Top BAA Honors

The British Animation Awards have revealed their honorees for the 2014 awards ceremony, which took place today at the British Film Institute’s Southbank, London location. The ... Continue Reading →
global-tv-150

Global News Bytes

+ DHX Media has inked a new seven-year broadcast deal with U.K.’s CBeebies for multi-award-winning preschool series In the Night Garden (100 x 30). DHX also announced new product ... Continue Reading →
mipcom-150

Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →
Mackinnon-and-Saunders-150

Komixx Ent. and MacKinnon & Saunders Form New Studio

UK animation studios Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in ... Continue Reading →
global-tv-150

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 →
cartoon-digital-150

Cartoon Digital Announces Lineup for Transmedia Event

Cartoon Masters’ Digital and Transmedia event has announced its slate of seminars and speakers for the upcoming edition, which takes place in Munich, Germany, June 25-27. Focusing ... Continue Reading →
strange-hill-high-150

Welcome to Vinyl Toy High

Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the ... Continue Reading →
Shaun-the-Sheep-movie-150

Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →