BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →

Factory Studio Rebrands

U.K.-based animation studio Factory (formerly Factory Transmedia) has unveiled its new rebrand and website, which is rolling out across all of the company’s platforms. The update ... Continue Reading →

BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →

Pickups and Premieres: Poppy Cat, Octonauts, Regular Show, Black Dynamite, Slugterra

It’s fall TV season time, which means there’s plenty of premieres and pickups for animated series aimed at both young and old. Here’s the latest: Nerd Corps Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Sixteen Animated Projects to Receive U.K. Tax Relief

A total of 16 animation programs have received official certification from the British Film Institute, the first step in accessing the U.K.’s competitive new tax relief, and a ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies, Coolabi Will Bring Back Classic ‘Clangers’

It looks like another classic British children’s series is making a comeback. The cult class show The Clangers, is ready for a revival on the BBC after 45 years, thanks to The ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Purr-fect for U.S.

Hit preschool animation series Poppy Cat from London-based Coolabi has secured a further U.S. broadcast home on the new Sprout-programmed NBC KIDS block which will air Saturday mornings ... Continue Reading →

Cake Sells ‘Poppy Cat’ to France TV

Kids’ entertainment distributor Cake has sold Coolabi’s show Poppy Cat to France Télévisions. The beautifully animated series first aired on Nick Jr. UK last May and has been ... Continue Reading →