DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →

BLE Announces License This Judges

Organizers of the Brand Licensing Europe event, taking place in London October 13-15 this year, have announced the 2015 judges for its License This! challenge. The panel will be chaired ... Continue Reading →
Cecilia Persson

Turner Ups Persson to VP Acquisitions and Co-Pros

Turner Broadcasting has promoted Cecilia Persson to the newly created role of VP, Acquisitions & Co-Productions, Kids, EMEA and International. Persson will oversee and negotiate ... Continue Reading →

Carrington Joins HIT as Head of Content & Production

Children’s entertainment producer/rights holder HIT Entertainment has announced the appointment of Michael Carrington to the newly created position of Head of Content and Production, ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s ‘Pajanimals’ Lands on Disney Jr., EMEA

The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 52 x 11’ episodes of its new preschool series, Pajanimals to Disney Junior platforms in France, Italy, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, ... Continue Reading →

Kidscreen Summit Unveils Complete 2013 Lineup

The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running ... Continue Reading →

Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, ... Continue Reading →

‘Bondi Band’ Set to Shine at MIP

After its June 2 launch on Disney XD LatAm, Bondi Band is set to hit MIPCOM with a bunch of good news. The 52 x 11 toon co-produced by Ledafilms, Exim Licensing Group and Mondo TV has ... Continue Reading →

Marathon/Spinmaster’s ‘Redakai’ Expands in Italy

Marathon Media and Spin Master have unveiled the rollout plans for their animated series Redakai: Conquer the Kairu. The 52 x 26 boys action series began airing on Cartoon Network last ... Continue Reading →

Turner Picks Up Second Season of ‘Jelly Jamm’

Vodka Capital has secured a broadcast deal with Turner Broadcasting for a second season of its CG-animated preschool show Jelly Jamm (26 x 11) on Cartoonito. Jelly Jamm premiered last ... Continue Reading →