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Nelvana Teams with Abominable Snowman for ‘Camp Yeti’

Cryptozoology has never been so cuddly. Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced it has entered a development agreement for a new CG-animated preschool series, Camp Yeti. The ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Taps Award-Winning Team

Soho Square Studios partners Kim Goody and Alan Coates announce the launch of its new television production company, Soho Square Productions. The pair plans to take on the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Acquires Chapman Library

DreamWorks Animation acquired the library of Chapman Entertainment, including well-known preschooler properties Fifi and the Flowertots, Roary the Racing Car, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion ... Continue Reading →
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+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →
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Barry Purves Ascends With ‘Plume’

British writer/director/animator Barry C. Purves has been making outstanding stop-motion shorts and directing children’s series such as Postman Pat and Fifi and the Flowertots since ... Continue Reading →
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Cake to Distribute Chapman Ent. Shows

Kids TV distributor Cake will distribute Chapman Entertainment’s entire catalog of shows for the world, excluding N. American and the U.K. The new deal includes well-received stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Target Finds New Homes for 3 Chapman Shows

London-based Target Entertainment has securing a major new multi-regional broadcast deal for Chapman Entertainment’s hit pre-school series Roary the Racing Car with Nickelodeon. The ... Continue Reading →
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Keeping Toons Alive in Old Blighty

Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition ... Continue Reading →
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Hoho Bundles ‘Cloudbabies’ for CBeebies

London-based Hoho Entertainment has announced it is begging pre-production on Cloudbabies, a CGI 52 x 10’ preschool series set to air on CBeebies in 2012. The project is the first ... Continue Reading →