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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit ‘16 Heads Down Under

This year’s fifth annual Asian Animation Summit will take place in Brisbane, Australia from November 22-24, organizers have announced. An initiative of KOCCA (Korea), MDeC (Malaysia) ... Continue Reading →
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OddBot, Tails of Whimsy Partner for ‘Mackie McKeens’

Los Angeles-based animation studio OddBot, Inc. has optioned The Mighty Machines of Mackie McKeens from The Art of Daryl Slaton LLC — best known as Tails of Whimsy — to ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Blossoms in Miami

The Kidscreen Summit’s 2016 edition achieved a five percent year-on-year increase on registrations, the organizers announced. Nearly 1,800 attendees convened in Miami, Florida just ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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MarcoPolo Debuts Short-Form Series ‘The Polos’

Mobile-centric kids media company MarcoPolo Learning is launching a new video business with the debut of its first short-form video series, The Polos. Aimed at kids 3-7, the shorts ... Continue Reading →
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Bejuba Picks Up ‘Deer Little Forest’ Rights

Canadian kids entertainment company Bejuba! Entertainment has inked a deal with Koko Rose Media, picking up global distribution rights for animated preschool series Deer Little Forest ... Continue Reading →
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Ankama Inks Deals for ‘Kit & Kate’

Preschool series Kit & Kate — produced by Toonbox Animation Studio and distributed by Ankama Animations — has picked up several international broadcast partners recently. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Season 3 Picked Up by Disney Junior LatAm

9 Story Media Group announces that it has licensed season three of award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Disney Junior in Latin America. The first ... Continue Reading →
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Korea’s Strength Shows at Asian Animation Summit

The fourth annual Asian Animation Summit opened today with several strong pitches from the host country. Organized by Kidscreen and held this year on the idyllic Jeju Island, South ... Continue Reading →