Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →

Market Watch: Kidscreen Summit

The pre-Kidscreen chaos continues, and the TV animation business is abuzz with new project announcements, partnerships and sales. Here’s a quick study sheet to review before you head ... Continue Reading →

Teletoon, Shaftesbury On-Board for ‘Squish’

Cottonwood Media has signed new development partnerships with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon Canada and Toronto production house Shaftesbury for its microbial comedy toon Squish. ... Continue Reading →

Xilam to Open New Lyon Production Facility

French animation studio Xilam (Oggy and the Cockroaches) has announced plans to expand its operations with a new production facility in Lyon, opening next year. The company has been ... Continue Reading →

Cottonwood Sets Asia TV Forum Slate

David Michel’s Cottonwood Media will be bringing two animated series based on Random House publishing properties to the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), taking place December ... Continue Reading →

APC Kids to Co-Produce ‘Memories of Nanette’

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment sales arm operated by APC and Lionel Marty of The Distribution Factory, has signed a coproduction deal with German broadcaster NDR for Memories ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Announces ‘Magiki’ for Gulli, Super

Zodiak Kids announced at the MIFA content event in Annecy, France that it will be producing a new 52 x 11 animated series titled Magiki for Lagardere’s Gulli in France and DeAgostini’s ... Continue Reading →

Cottonwood, Gulli Partner on ‘Squish’

Cottonwood Media and Gulli have teamed up to produce Squish (52 x 11), an animated comedy about the secret life of amoebas. The deal is a first collaboration between David Michel’s ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Scores Presales for ‘Get Blake’

Zodiak Kids has secured presales for new animated series Get Blake! (52 x 11), from its production company Marathon Media. Agreements have been inked with De Agostini Editore for Italian ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor Acquires Paris-Based OuiDo

Technicolor has acquired French independent animation producer OuiDo Productions. Headed by Sandrine Nguyen and Boris Hertzog, OuiDo Productions has produced such globally popular animation ... Continue Reading →