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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Names Industry Excellence Nominees

The second annual Manchester Animation Festival will celebrate this impactful and creative industry at HOME this week, Nov. 15-17, and will toast the best in the biz with its Industry ... 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 →
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Hasbro Acquires Dublin Studio Boulder Media

Hasbro, Inc. announces that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning animation company based in Dublin, Ireland. Boulder has produced a number of acclaimed series for top ... Continue Reading →
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‘Danger Mouse’ Given Extended Mission

FemantleMedia Kids & Family and CBBC have announced that the “World’s Greatest Secret Agent” Danger Mouse will return in a second season of his reinvigorated animated adventures. ... Continue Reading →
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Refreshed ‘Danger Mouse’ Arrives on Netflix in NorAm

North American fans will finally get to binge-watch the warmly received reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, which arrives on Netflix at long last April 29 after premiering on CBBC ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Box Office: Disney’s Zootopia Tops $500M Worldwide Animated animal caper has triumphed in China, Russia an at home. Disney Names New VPs of Original Series & Movies Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →
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Filmlance Developing New ‘Moomin’ Series

Filmlance International, the production house behind the acclaimed Scandinavian thriller Bron (The Bridge), has entered a licensing agreement with Moomin Characters and Bulls Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →
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Market Watch: Kidscreen Summit

The pre-Kidscreen chaos continues, and the TV animation business is abuzz with new project announcements, partnerships and sales. Here’s a quick study sheet to review before you head ... Continue Reading →