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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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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →
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Squint/Opera and Genevieve Dexter Form Eye/Present

Following the collaboration between Squint/Opera and Serious Lunch to finance the 4.5m GBP ($7.2m USD) animated series Messy Goes to Okido — coming to CBeebies in Spring 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders ‘Twirlywoos’ Series

U.K. broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a new 50 x 11 mins. preschool series from Ragdoll Productions. Twirlywoos, devised and executive produced by Anne Wood with lead creative ... Continue Reading →
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Plug-In Sells ‘Tee and Mo’ Series to CBeebies

Plug-in Media’s has placed its animated series Tee and Mo with CBeebies in the U.K., securing a 50 x 7 min. series order. The channel has also committed to expanding the brand’s ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Junior 2014 Highlights

Nine animated and hybrid series to work into your schedule during the kids’ content market, taking place October 11-12 in beautiful Cannes, France. Heroes: Legend of the Battle ... 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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Michael Carrington Named CEO of The Foundation

Kids entertainment veteran Michael Carrington is leaving his post as VP of global content & executive producer at London’s HIT Entertainment to become Chief Executive Officer ... Continue Reading →
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Court Joins Brown Bag Board

Brown Bag Films has appointed Decode Entertainment co-founder Neil Court to its board of directors. Court has been advising the company on original-program development and production ... Continue Reading →