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CBBC Kicks Off Toon Pilot Initiative

CBBC — in partnership with BBC Worldwide — is launching its first ever animated series pilot initiative, ANIM8. The pubcaster is seeking pitches for character-driven toon ... Continue Reading →
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The Return of Mouse and Mole

CBBC, FremantleMedia and Boulder Media find classic U.K. series Danger Mouse needs minimal fine-tuning to work for a modern audience. With ... Continue Reading →
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‘Danger Mouse’ Reboot a Hit for CBBC

The all-new series of Danger Mouse has proved a hit with young audiences, topping the ratings in its return to TV on CBBC. The animated series has become the best performing new kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Jam’s ‘Little Roy’ Set for CBeebies, CBBC

Dublin-based JAM Media has scored a far-reaching, cross-over commission from both CBBC and CBeebies for new live-action/animation hybrid series Little Roy (52 x 14). The show is set ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →
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Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →
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Co-Pro Trio Forms for ‘Bottersnikes’

Cake in the U.K., and Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice in Australia have kicked off a new co-production project for Seven Network Australia, CBBC and Netflix. Bottersnikes & ... Continue Reading →
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Alice Webb Named BBC Children’s Director

Alice Webb, currently COO of BBC England, has been appointed the new director of BBC Children’s. She will take charge of the department now based in Salford — a move which ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Studio Rebrands

U.K.-based animation studio Factory (formerly Factory Transmedia) has unveiled its new rebrand and website, which is rolling out across all of the company’s platforms. The update ... Continue Reading →