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Julia Bond Named Kids’ Comm. for BBC Scotland & N. Ireland

Experienced executive producer Julia Bond has been appointed BBC Children’s first Commissioning Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland, effective March 1. Based out of Glasgow, ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Signs Four Digital Brands for Distribution

London-based digital distribution and content management company MoMedia has signed on four new digital-first IP brands in the kids’ entertainment category. Added to the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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Season Two of ‘The Deep’ Gets Greenlight

Technicolor, an underlying rights holder in CG animated series The Deep; DHX Media and A Stark Production have announced that the show has been greenlit for a 13 x half-hour second ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Muller Named Head of Children’s at Channel 5

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller as Head of Children’s at Channel 5 in the UK. Muller will be responsible for commissioning and acquisition of linear ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Kubo and the Two Strings Launches Interactive Map Head to KuboMap.com to take your own interactive journey through Kubo’s realm with LAIKA and Focus Features’ latest innovative ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Young Game Designers Winners Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the 2016 BAFTA Young Game Designers competition, in association with Nominet Trust, at an awards ceremony held ... Continue Reading →
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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Presents 80 TV Projects

Attendees of the 2016 Cartoon Forum — taking place in Toulouse, France from September 13-16 — will be introduced to 80 new TV series projects from 22 countries across Europe. ... Continue Reading →