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The Animated Movie Dossier

The past few years have seen familiar animated faces as well as franchise reboots and original concepts raking in the box office bucks, and the toon features landscape for the next ... Continue Reading →
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FranceTV To Shop New ‘Peanuts’ Toon

Peanuts Worldwide has announced that FranceTV Distribution will be the global distribution partner for a new animated series based on the beloved comic strip by Charles M. Schulz. Normaal ... Continue Reading →
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FranceTV Distribution Nabs ‘Super 4′ Licensing

FranceTV Distribution has signed a brand licensing agreement covering France, Luxembourg and French-speaking Belgium for Super 4, the first series based on the world of Playmobil, with ... Continue Reading →
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Territory Report: French TV Animation in 2013

It’s no surprise that France continues to be a market leader in animation production in Europe. Despite the tough economic climate in the continent, French studios strive to bring ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS’ ‘The Rabbi’s Cat’ Rolls Out in the U.S.

Prolific French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar discusses the real-life inspirations behind The Rabbi’s Cat and his love for American classics. Joann Sfar, the celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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Third Season of ‘The Garfield Show’ Debuts on CN

Fans of Jim Davis’ lazy, lasagna-loving orange cat are treated to a new season of his adventures on Cartoon Network. The third season of The Garfield Show debuted on Tuesday on Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Olympic-Themed ‘Petits Joueurs’ Competes in Brazil

Bruno Collect’s well-received animated short Petits Joueurs (Little Players) and series is getting a lot of festival attention as well as airplay on France 3 and RTS this month. The ... Continue Reading →
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Lagardère Picks Up Zodiak Kids’ Package

Zodiak Kids, Zodiak Media’s children’s production and distribution arm, has secured a deal with the Lagardère media group for 80 hours of Zodiak Kids programming. Lagardère has ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie to Set Up ‘Suicide Shop’

Writer/director Patrice Leconte’s unusual French animated feature The Suicide Shop has just joined the lineup of eclectic titles to be screened at this year’s Cartoon Movie event ... Continue Reading →
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Nominees Announced For Kidscreen

Kidscreen has announced its list of nominees for its annual Awards. The shortlisted entries will be continuing in the competition through a final round of judging. Winners will be announced ... Continue Reading →