Chi-Chi, The Apprentice Sorceress

TV Bytes: ‘Chi-Chi’ Co-Pro, ‘Mr. Magoo,’ ‘School of Roars’

News dispatches from MIPTV and around the world. + Toonz Media Group, Neon Creation and Backbone Ent. inked a co-production deal for a new 3D CG kids’ fantasy-comedy, Chi-Chi, The ... Continue Reading →
Rob Doherty

Rob Doherty Appointed VP Production at CAKE

Kids entertainment co. CAKE has brought on industry veteran Rob Doherty as its new Vice President of Production. Working closely with CEO & Creative Director Tom van Waveren, as ... Continue Reading →
Mr. Bean

Tiger Aspect Serves Up 3rd Season of ‘Mr. Bean’

Tiger Aspect Productions (part of Endemol Shine Group) will be producing a third season of Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, to air in 2019 on CiTV in the UK, and across international ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin & Ruth Fielding Receive Visionary Award

Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding, founders of London-based film and animation production company Lupus Films have been honored with TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM TV News Bytes

Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America ... Continue Reading →
Wishfart

‘Wishfart’ Brings Its Magic to CITV UK, MIP Markets

CITV UK acquired national free TV rights for the magical comedy toon Wishfart, created by John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams. The 20 x half-hour / 40 x 11 min. animated ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Directors to Keynote Children’s Media Conference

Organizers of the 2017 Children’s Media Conference (July 4-6 in Sheffield, UK) announce that two senior BBC brass will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. On day one, Director ... Continue Reading →
Adam Crozier

Adam Crozier Steps Down from ITV Leadership

After serving 7 years as CEO of UK-based network ITV, Adam Crozier has announced his intention to step down on June 30. Ian Giffiths will assume the newly combined roles of Chief Operating ... Continue Reading →
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Platinum Films Appoints Bomanbridge to Rep ‘Matt Hatter’ in Asia

UK children’s entertainment company Platinum Films has appointed Bomanbridge Media as its TV distribution partner in Asia for popular animated adventure-comedy Matt Hatter Chronicles. ... Continue Reading →
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Will Mahmood Named Head of Strategy at DHX’s WildBrain

Leading online kids’ network and AVOD expert WildBrain has appointed senior executive Will Mahmood to the newly created position of Head of Strategy. Mahmood will focus on helping ... Continue Reading →