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Cathal Gaffney Keynoting U.K.’s Manimation

MIDAS, Manchester’s inward investment agency, and the Children’s Media Conference have announced the speakers for animation and content creation conference Manimation, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Jam Media to Double Workforce

Dublin-based animation firm Jam Media, which earlier this year expanded into Northern Ireland, has announced plans to double its workforce from 40 to 80 in 2015. This news follows Jam’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball’ Earns Pair of Children’s BAFTA Noms

The Amazing World of Gumball earned two nominations in this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards, leading all animated contenders. The Cartoon Network Europe-produced show was ... Continue Reading →
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Alexander Armstrong Is New Voice of ‘Danger Mouse’

CBBC has announced that English actor, comedian and game show host Alexander Armstrong will lend his talents to the network’s reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, set to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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PGS, OuiDO! Team up for ‘Smiley’ Series

Iconic logo character Smiley, the originator of the now ubiquitous emoticon, is gearing up for its TV debut. International brand manager PGS Entertainment and animation house OuiDO! ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Scream Street’ Starts Production

Coolabi Group has begun production on a brand new stop-motion animated series called Scream Street. The company is producing 52 11-minute episodes as a co-production with the animation ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC, FremantleMedia Revive ‘Danger Mouse’

Danger Mouse is back! After many years away, one of the most popular animated series in the United Kingdom is set to return to TV screens in a new 52 x 11 min. Series. Commissioned ... Continue Reading →
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Partners Re-up With 9 Story for ‘Arthur’

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series Arthur (20 x 22′). Longstanding broadcast partners for the ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →