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Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio in Production on Animated ‘Angry Birds’ Series

Having conquered the mobile gaming market, Angry Birds is coming to your television as a new animated series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Angry Birds developer Rovio announced ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Scores Big Deals for ‘Mike the Knight’

HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and ... Continue Reading →
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A Sneak Peek at ‘A Monster in Paris’

An excellent new clip for Bibo Bergeron’s upcoming 3-D, CG-animated feature A Monster In Paris (Un Monstre a Paris) premiered on the web this week. The pic, which will be released ... Continue Reading →
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Girerd’s ‘Aunt Hilda!’ Begins Production

Acclaimed toon helmer Jacques-Remy Girerd’s upcoming project Aunt Hilda! has landed SND-M6 Group as its theatrical and DVD distributor. Girerd, whose 2009 feature Mia and the Migoo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Annecy-Debuting Pixar Short ‘La Luna’

Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La ... Continue Reading →
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Danish ‘Ronal the Barbarian’ Pre-sells to 15 Countries

The Denmark-based makers of the upcoming 3D animated feature Ronal the Barbarian have presold the film to more than 15 countries, Variety reports. Due for international release in October ... Continue Reading →
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Canal + Brings ‘Action Dad’ to France

ToonZone Studios’ animated series Action Dad has been picked up for broadcast in France by Canal +. The series consists of 26 22-minute episodes and was produced by Los Angeles-based ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Announces 2011 Lineup

The 2011 edition of Cartoon Movie, a European event focusing on the development and production of animated features, has reported a 20% increase in project submissions this year. Scheduled ... Continue Reading →