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MIPCOM News Bytes

+ Disney Channel has acquired Guru Studios‘ Emmy-nominated preschool show Justin Time (52 x 11) for its channels in Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Dublin-based indie studio Kite Entertainment has nabbed a 13-episode commission for its science-themed comedy series Brain Freeze from U.K. channel CBBC. A follow up to Kite’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Debuts on DVD Next Month

U.S. fans of Scholastic’s popular mouse journalist Geronimo Stilton will finally be able to enjoy the popular animated series based on the character on DVD in September. Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop and Dinamo Go Into Administration

Sadly as we were getting ready for the long weekend, we got word that two major children’s animation companies have gone into administration. French/U.S. animation studio Moonscoop ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Spins Off IP Sales Agency

Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian entertainment company behind the hit animated series Geronimo Stilton, launched Atlantyca IP Agency, a new branch that will focus on selling Atlantyca’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Catches More Global Buyers

Italy-based children’s entertainment house Atlantyca Entertainment announced new global sales for its animated series Geronimo Stilton in advance of the MIPTV market this month. Canal ... Continue Reading →
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‘Empire Strikes Out’ on DVD

It’s time to dust off the ol’ lightsaber as LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out [Fox, $14.98] tops our DVD watch list this week. The half-hour special, which aired on Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Third Season of ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Goes into Production

Production has begun on the third season of Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop’s popular 2D-animated series Geronimo Stilton. The 78 x 23 series, which is produced with the participation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Travels to Germany

Co-production and distribution partners Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop have secured a deal to bring Geronimo Stilton, the animated series based on the popular children’s books ... Continue Reading →
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La Dolce Vita Animata

Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects. A lot has happened and evolved ... Continue Reading →