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+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. Daryl Shute, who joined the company in 2006 and oversaw the marketing and merchandising of Magic Light’s flagship brands, [...]
Cartoon Masters’ Digital and Transmedia event has announced its slate of seminars and speakers for the upcoming edition, which takes place in Munich, Germany, June 25-27. Focusing on TV, online, mobile, gaming and animation sectors the event highlights strategies, possible partnerships and synergies in the new global digital landscape. Among [...]
Entertainment One (eOne) has landed the worldwide distribution rights for YouTube’s megahit Simon’s Cat cross all media including, TV, Home Entertainment, Licensing and Online. Created by British artist Simon Tofield, Simon’s Cat was first introduced in March of 28 as an animated YouTube short. The series and comic-book collection features the [...]
Entertainment One (eOne) has announced new broadcast and licensing agreements for its preschool property Peppa Pig that will see the little oinker increase her hoof-fold in the Asian market by launching in Korea this year. The company has also announced a dedicated territory manager, Daniela Flower, has been appointed to [...]
This fall, Monty Python fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a very unusual, animated feature about the late Python player Graham Chapman in select theaters. Featuring animation from 14 different animators in 17 different styles, A Liar’s Autobiography is based on the life and times of Chapman and uses [...]
Entertainment One (eOne) has secured the U.K. licensing rights to the new 3D animated feature Justin and the Knights of Valour which the firm’s theatrical division will distribute in U.K. cinemas in August 2013. “We’re extremely excited to be presenting licensing opportunities for Justin and the Knights of Valour which [...]
Entertainment One has acquired the worldwide rights to a TV show based on the popular Japanese manga Black Jack, created by Osamu Tezuka. The LA/Toronto-based indie studio is hoping to produce a live action series based on the of the classic 1970s comic by Tezuka, the master manga creator behind [...]
The animated feature A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman will unspool at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival this September as a Special Presentation. Python member Terry Jones and the film’s directors Bill Jones (Jones’ son), Ben Timlett and Jeff Simpson will be in attendance [...]
Rovio Entertainment’s terribly addictive game Angry Birds won the Best Licensed Program of the Year award at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The game, which has spawned a new animated series coming this fall, also won the Best Character/Toy Brand Program of the year and the Best Character [...]
UK-based producer and rights management company Coolabi has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool animated show Poppy Cat (52 x 11), beginning this fall. New-York based The Joester Loria Group has also been in discussions with potential partners on behalf of the property. Based [...]