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BBC Inks First Kids’ Content Deal with Amazon Prime

BBC Worldwide has set a multi-year licensing deal with Amazon Prime Video, giving the SVOD service’s subscribers in the UK and Ireland access to a slew of TV series from CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here and here. + DHX Brands and Dentsu ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies’ ‘Go Jetters’ Gallops Off to China

BBC Worldwide has inked an agreement with state broadcaster CCTV which will send the comedic CBeebies adventure series Go Jetters charging to Chinese screens. The 50-episodes show is ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Programs Get Digital Debut in China on iQIYI

BBC Worldwide last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s largest online video platform, iQIYI, which will bring nearly 300 hours of preschool content from its CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches in East Africa

The BBC’s preschool channel CBeebies is coming to young audiences in East Africa through a new deal between BBC Worldwide and pay TV platform Zuku TV. The kids’ channel is available ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Acquires Dublin Studio Boulder Media

Hasbro, Inc. announces that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning animation company based in Dublin, Ireland. Boulder has produced a number of acclaimed series for top ... Continue Reading →
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‘Overcoat’ Casts Cillian Murphy and Alfred Molina

Dublin-based Giant Animation has kicked off production on The Overcoat — a 26-minute animated film being co-produced with A Film Estonia — and announced that the short story ... Continue Reading →