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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CAKE Serves Up ‘Tolibob’

London-based CAKE has signed on as distributor for new animated preschool series Tolibob, produced by Beakus in association with Cloth Cat for CBeebies (UK) and ABC (Australia). CAKE ... Continue Reading →

Nick UK Vet Launches Larkshead Media

Tim Patterson, formerly VP and director of programming for Nickelodeon UK, has officially launched his end-to-end children’s media service company, Larkshead Media. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →

DHX Bringing Teletubbies, Twirlywoos & Night Garden to BLE

Brand Licensing Europe will kick off in London on October 11, and DHX Brands will be on deck at stand C30 to present a diverse slate of properties for 2016 and beyond. DHX’s offerings ... Continue Reading →

Acamar Packs ‘Bing’ for BLE

Acamar Films and its licensing agent The Licensing Company are taking award-winning animated preschool property Bing to Brand Licensing Europe this year. The continent’s premiere ... Continue Reading →

‘Hey Duggee’ Makes New L&M Friends

BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand announce a trio of new licensing partners for its successful preschool animation brand Hey Duggee down under. The deals will bring branded ... Continue Reading →

‘Octonauts’ Steer for Spain’s RTVE

Silvergate Media has captained its hit preschool series Octonauts into exciting new harbors as Spanish national broadcaster RTVE enjoys a successful launch of the series on its kids’ ... Continue Reading →

‘Overcoat’ Casts Cillian Murphy and Alfred Molina

Dublin-based Giant Animation has kicked off production on The Overcoat — a 26-minute animated film being co-produced with A Film Estonia — and announced that the short story ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies and FME Kids Engineer ‘Bitz & Bob’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned a new animated comedy-adventure from FremantleMedia Kids & Family, Bitz & Bob (44 x 11). The groundbreaking series aimed at preschoolers ... Continue Reading →