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Al Jazeera Clicks with Gruppo Alcuni’s ‘SLASH://’

Italian animation shop Gruppo Alcuni, the studio behind toons such as Pet Pals, Symo and Rose and Leonardo, has found a new home for its action adventure toon SLASH:// on Al Jazeera’s ... 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 →
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Deal Roundup: ‘Koala Bros.,’ ‘Leonardo,’ ‘Rekkit Rabbit’

Here’s the latest sales and pickup deals from around the globe: • Spellbound Entertainment secured an ongoing commitment from CBeebies for the popular preschool series, The ... Continue Reading →
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Gruppo Alcuni’s ‘Pet Pals’ Trot to Turkey

Treviso, Italy-based animation house Gruppo Alcuni has finalized a package deal with Digiturk’s JOJO channel. The Turkish broadcaster has picked up Seasons 3 and 4 of the popular ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pet Pals’ Movie Wins Special Prize at Venice Festival

It makes sense that an animated movie set in Venice would get a special prize at the Venice Film Festival, right? As it turns out, Gruppo Alcuni’s Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code was ... Continue Reading →
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250 Buyers to Attend Cartoon Forum in Poland

If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16.  According ... Continue Reading →
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Gruppo Alcuni Sells ‘Slash://’ in Iberia

Gruppo Alcuni has sold its just-completed series Slash:// to Canal Panda Spain and RTP Portugal. The series consists of 26 20-minute episodes and is a co-production with RAI Fiction. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Planet Sheen,’ ‘Sym-bionic Titan’ Win Top Pulcinellas

The 15th edition of Italy’s popular Cartoons on the Bay festival drew to a close this past weekend in Rapallo. Among the animated TV shows honored with the top Pulcinella awards ... Continue Reading →