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eOne & Merlin Plan 1st Indoor Peppa Pig Play Center in Shanghai

Entertainment One (eOne) and Merlin Entertainment are planning the first-ever “Peppa Pig World of Play” — a standalone indoor attraction inspired by the globally beloved preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Yeti Farm and Surprise Bag Form Strategic Partnership

Yeti Farm Creative of Kelowna, BC, has formed a content partnership with LA- and Vancouver-base Surprise Bag, Inc. Leveraging Yeti Farm’s state-of-the-art 2D/3D animation facility ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Highlights Part 2

Read part one here. +      Entertainment One secured a powerful range of partners for its preschool superhero show PJ Masks (on Disney Junior & Disney Channel in the US). Among ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Launches Preschool Hit ‘Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom’ in China

Entertainment One has secured a major partnership with iQiyi which will see Emmy- and BAFTA-winning preschool property Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom launch in China on one of the ... Continue Reading →
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TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Pics: ‘PJ Masks’ Blasts Off with “Moonstruck” Special March 9

Catboy, Owlette and Gekko — the heroic trio of preschool hit PJ Masks — are ready to shoot for the stars in an all-new special, “Moonstruck.” The two-part, out-of-this-world ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Animation Fest Lines Up Local & International Speakers

Celebrated creative minds and experienced executives from the global industry will be assembling in South Africa next month, when Animation SA presents the seventh annual Cape Town ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, 9 Story, CAKE, LEGO & YouTube Kids Top KS Hot50 Lists

Kidscreen’s reader-voted Hot50 rankings for 2017 have been revealed, with a glimpse of which companies are perceived as leading in the broadcasting, production, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →