Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
Animation Magazine is proud to announce the next batch of judges confirmed for this year’s Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry decision makers. Submissions are now open for this year’s contest, with the winners set to be [...]
Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the right ingredients for a cool kids show come together, and the final product ends up being better than anyone had [...]
FremantleMedia is dismantling its FremantleMedia Enterprises division and naming two separate global divsions, one devoted to kids and family entertainment and distribution and the other on digital and branded entertainment. As a result of the reorganization, FME’s international CEO David Ellender gets the new title of CEO, FremantleMedia International and [...]
Cookie Jar Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises have joined forces to launch the 26 X half-hour animated preschool show Ella the Elephant. The series is award-winning Ella The Elegant Elephant books created, illustrated and written by Carmela D’Amico and Steve D’Amico. Ella the Elephant will make its U.S. debut in 2013 [...]
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 of excellence. To the casual observer of the TV animation scene in the U.K., the climate may seem quite healthy. With beautifully produced series [...]
The annual Licensing Show is set to open its doors Tuesday for three days of licensing (or licencing, if your British) craziness in Las Vegas. There’s always a ton of announcements related to animation properties coming out of the show, so here’s a rundown of some of the pertinent deals [...]
Random House and FremantleMedia have agreed to launch a pair of global kids entertainment brands. The two shows — Fish Head Steve and The Amazing Adventures of Charlie Small — are based on original stories from Random House Children’s Books and were co-developed by Random House Children’s Screen Entertainment, which [...]