Chi-Chi, The Apprentice Sorceress

TV Bytes: ‘Chi-Chi’ Co-Pro, ‘Mr. Magoo,’ ‘School of Roars’

News dispatches from MIPTV and around the world. + Toonz Media Group, Neon Creation and Backbone Ent. inked a co-production deal for a new 3D CG kids’ fantasy-comedy, Chi-Chi, The ... Continue Reading →
Little Princess

Illuminated Films at 25: A Very British Kind of Magic

***This article was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** As the founder of British animation studio The Illuminated Film Company, which celebrates its 25th ... Continue Reading →
The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

Electronica Duo Basement Jaxx Signs on to ‘Dave Spud’

London-based studio The Illuminated Film Company and commissioning broadcaster CITV have confirmed the voice cast for animated comedy series The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, and announced ... Continue Reading →
Mr. Bean

Tiger Aspect Serves Up 3rd Season of ‘Mr. Bean’

Tiger Aspect Productions (part of Endemol Shine Group) will be producing a third season of Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, to air in 2019 on CiTV in the UK, and across international ... Continue Reading →
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British Academy Children’s Awards 2017 Nominees Revealed

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Scores Nine New ‘Fangbone!’ Deals Internationally

DHX Media announces nine new distribution deals for the first season of animated series Fangbone! (50 x 11 min.) Broadcasters newly onboard include ABC ME (Australia), CITV (UK), Gulli ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Slate Racks Up International Sales

Turner International is enjoying brisk sales for key shows from across its portfolio, including animated series aimed at kids and adults, which are among the slate of new and returning ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Inks Package Deal with Amazon India

Zodiak Kids has made a major content sale to Amazon India in a new deal that adds up to over 100 hours of programming. The agreement includes all four seasons of popular kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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ITV Gears Up for ‘Thunderbirds’ Season 2 in UK

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is getting ready for the UK premiere of the second season of Thunderbirds Are Go, bringing in new licensing partners and planning special events to ... 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 →