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MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
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Sonar Starts Production on ‘Go Away, Unicorn!’ for Disney, Corus

Sonar Entertainment (Counterfeit Cat) has kicked off production on its animated children’s book adaptation Go Away, Unicorn!, a 52 x 11’ series plus 10 x 2’ shorts package aimed ... Continue Reading →
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MIP: New Series Bring Magical, Caring & Comical Characters to Cannes

Dandelooo (France) will be strutting their mutt Stinky Dog on home turf once again, following the (52 x 13′) 2D buddy comedy’s warm reception at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Axes Its ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Movie

Disney is abandoning Gigantic, its upcoming feature adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk, according to Deadline.com. The project, which was slated for a Thanksgiving 2020 release date ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sends ’3 Amigonauts’ to New Territories

Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group has secured multiple international sales for its new animated comedy 3 Amigonauts (52 x 11′), aimed at children 6 to 11 years old. New licensees ... Continue Reading →
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UK based Factory Recruits Zoë Bamsey as Chief Content Officer

Factory, a BAFTA-winning animation studio based in the UK, has announced the appointment of Zoë Bamsey from Coolabi Group as the company’s Chief Content Officer. This position ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse Spreads Its Wings

Behind the ivy-covered walls of a large contemporary building ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →
The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular

Disney Details NOW App, October On-Air Highlights

The WATCH apps for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior have been rolled up into one new destination, dubbed DisneyNOW. The combo app provides access to full episodes of series ... Continue Reading →