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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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31 LatAm Projects Selected for Pixelatl’s IdeaToon Bootcamp

After reviewing 300 submissions from 13 countries in Latin America, organizers have announced that 31 projects have made the cut and will take part in the IdeaToon Bootcamp. Over May ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Picks Up Nelvana’s ‘ZhuZhus’ for LatAm, Caribbean

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has allied with Discover Kids to bring 26 episodes of its hit animated series The ZhuZhus to young viewers and their families throughout Latin America ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cleo & Cuquin’ Headed to Discovery Kids LatAm

Leading Latin American preschool channel Discovery Kids has picked up broadcasting rights to animated series Cleo & Cuquin (52 x 7 min.) from Ánima Kitchent and Televisa. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks up Trio of Kids’ Series Ahead of MIPTV

9 Story Distribution International has acquired three children’s series for global distribution, and will present them at MIPTV. This includes animated series Vivi, created by ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Expands UNICEF Partnership

Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios is extending its partnership with UNICEF in order to reach more refugee children, in more countries, with additional content. The initial program ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Inks Multiple Deals Ahead of NATPE

Spain-based Imira Entertainment has closed key deal with leading broadcasters and digital platforms around the world in the run-up to NATPE — taking place Jan. 17-19 in Miami. Of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: Trollhunters – Jim Becomes the Trollhunter Guillermo del Toro’s amazing animated world comes to life in DreamWorks Animation’s Netflix Original Series, arriving Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thomas & Friends’ on Track for Discovery Kids LatAm

The world’s most famous tank engine is embarking on his biggest international adventure yet as the hour-long special Thomas & Friends: The Great Race is set to premiere exclusively ... Continue Reading →