SLR Greenlights Two ‘Nutbrown Hare’ Holiday Specials

Australian kids’ and family entertainment company SLR Productions has announced it will produce two new 26-minute holiday specials for its award-winning, internationally acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

BLE: Roundtable Seminars, Ink, ‘Oggy,’ Rainbow, ‘Smurfs’

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe (Oct. 11-13, Olympia, London) announce that for the first time, visitors can take part in a roundtable discussions. Set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 and ... Continue Reading →

‘Super Wings’ Ready for Takeoff with m4e Germany

German brand management and media company m4e AG is taking over licensing and merchandising responsibilities for animated preschool series Super Wings in German-speaking territories ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Hosts Semi-Final Judging for International Kids Emmys

On Monday, June 27, Cyber Group Studios for the fifth time played host to the semi-final round of judging for the International Emmy Kids Awards in two categories: Kids Preschool and ... Continue Reading →

m4e Inks International Broadcast Deals for ‘Wissper’

In the long-rippling wake of the MIPTV show, German brand management and media company m4e AG has kept busy securing a number of international broadcast deals for its fresh CG animated ... Continue Reading →

Ink Previews Licensing Expo Slate

Ink Global is preparing to jet off to Las Vegas with a slate of hot toon properties in tow for the annual Licensing Expo, taking place June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ... Continue Reading →

‘Pikkuli’ Wings It to KiKA

Monster Entertainment has sold animated preschool series Pikkuli to Germany’s MDR. The non-dialog series will broadcast on KiKA from August 19 through September 13, 2016, airing Monday ... Continue Reading →

Sprout Picks Up ‘Magic Hockey Skates’ Special from eOne

Entertainment One has inked a broadcast agreement in the U.S. with NBCUniversal’s Sprout preschool network for the animated TV special, The Magic Hockey Skates. The half-hour mini ... Continue Reading →
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Gwen Hughes Upped to COO at Zodiak Kids Studios

Zodiak Kids has announced key staffing changes to its production entity, Zodiak Kids Studios — which encompasses all production across the U.K. and France. These transitions include ... Continue Reading →

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If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →