Butch Hartman

World Animation & VFX Summit Reveals Master Classes

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce that this year’s World Animation and VFX Summit will feature three Master Classes lead by top industry experts, taking place Wednesday, November ... Continue Reading →

The Return of Mouse and Mole

CBBC, FremantleMedia and Boulder Media find classic U.K. series Danger Mouse needs minimal fine-tuning to work for a modern audience. With ... Continue Reading →

FremantleMedia Racks Up ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Sales

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces that a number of major international broadcasters have acquired its new preschool show Kate & Mim-Mim (26 x 22). Among the ... Continue Reading →

‘Ella the Elephant,’ ‘Grojband’ Coming to U.K.’s Pop

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment animated series Ella the Elephant and Grojband will premiere on U.K. kids channels Tiny Pop and Pop this month. “Pop’s new ... Continue Reading →
Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
Sander Schwartz

Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →

Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment has three animated properties set for a Halloween DVD retail launch. The properties are: Daddy I’m a Zombie, a feature-length animation from Porchlight ... Continue Reading →

Open Road Ready for Live-Action ‘Max Steel’ in 2014

Those familiar with the Max Steel property know that Paramount had plans to produce a live-action version of the popular Mattel toy and animated series before, with Taylor Lautner attached ... Continue Reading →