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Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →
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Sixteen South Opens £1M Belfast Studio

BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated children’s television producer Sixteen South has opened a brand new, four-story animation studio in the heart of Belfast to accommodate its growing ... Continue Reading →
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HIP Signs New Partners for ‘Lily,’ ‘Elias’

Henson Independent Properties (HIP), the third party licensing and distribution label under The Jim Henson Company, has secured new broadcast and digital license deals for animated ... 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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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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Sixteen South Develops New ‘Claude’ Preschool Toon

Belfast-based studio Sixteen South has announced today that it is developing a new 52 x 11′ animated pre-school series based on the Claude, popular picture books by Alex T. Smith. ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →