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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →
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Gwen Hughes Upped to COO at Zodiak Kids Studios

Zodiak Kids has announced key staffing changes to its production entity, Zodiak Kids Studios — which encompasses all production across the U.K. and France. These transitions include ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Inks Ten ‘Teletubbies’ Broadcast Deals

DHX Media has secured 10 new broadcast deals for its updated Teletubbies series with networks across the globe. The preschool series has been licensed to: TVE’s Clan (Spain), BBC ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep,’ ‘Stick Man’ & ‘Gumball’ Score at BAAs

The 2016 British Animation Awards have wrapped up, having successfully celebrated 20 years. Top honors were bestowed on internationally acclaimed actor Martin Freeman, Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Ragdoll Set for ‘Twirlywoos’ Season 2

DHX Media and Ragdoll Productions announce that UK broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a 25 x 11 second season of its stop-frame / live-action hybrid preschool series Twirlywoos. ... Continue Reading →
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Bejuba Inks Deals for ‘Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave’

Toronto-based Bejuba! Entertainment has sold original kids’ animated series Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave to a number of international broadcasters. Now in production on its second season, ... Continue Reading →
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Hoho Inks Sales for ‘Cloudbabies,’ ‘Everybody Loves a Moose’

Hoho Rights, the commercial arm of Hoho Entertainment, announces new international TV and SVOD sales for kids’ properties Cloudbabies and Everybody Loves a Moose. Preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate, SimEx Team for 4-D ‘Octonauts’

International TV production and licensing company Silvergate Media has partnered with SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment to bring the first Octonauts 4-D cinema experience to fans around the ... Continue Reading →
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Snapper Taps Abbey Home for ‘Q Pootle 5′ in U.K.

Snapper Productions has signed a deal with Abbey Home Media for the U.K. home entertainment rights to its animated preschool series Q Pootle 5. Abbey will release a first DVD, Pootle ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal Debuts The Secret Life of Pets CP Program Global master toy partner Spin Master leads licensee lineup that also includes Random House, Funko, Ty and more. Crimean Artist ... Continue Reading →