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MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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Deb Pierson & Lloyd Mintz Promoted at Genius Brands

Kids’ multimedia entertainment company Genius Brands International has upped two of its leading executives: Kid Genius Cartoon Channel President Deb Pierson has been named Senior ... Continue Reading →
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Six Toons for Under-Sixes

A heartwarming half-dozen series debuting at this year’s fall MIP markets, aimed at tiny tots and their families. Happy Babies Songs Produced By: HappyUp Animation Studios [KOCCA ... Continue Reading →
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Stone Newman Expands Role at GBI; Jo Kavanagh-Payne Joins as SVP

Genius Brands International has promoted Stone Newman to President of Global Consumer Products, Worldwide Content Sales & Marketing. This expansion of the executive’s purview ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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GBI’s Stone Newman Takes on Global Marketing

Genius Brands International has promoted industry vet Stone Newman from President of Global Consumer Products to President of Global Consumer Products & Marketing, per an announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Hershinger Appointed CFO of Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and its Board of Directors have named veteran financial executive and former VP of Finance for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rebecca Hershinger, as Chief Financial ... Continue Reading →
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NCircle to Bring ‘Llama Llama’ Home

Having taken on bestselling book series Llama Llama as exclusive entertainment and consumer products partner, Genius Brands International (GBI) has named NCircle Entertainment as the ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Picks Up Kids Classics

Genius Brands International has acquired two animated series to add to its programming lineup for its new Kid Genius channel, launching on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand service ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Appoints Two New International Sales Agents

Genius Brands International is expanding its global representation with the appointment of two new international sales agents to handle its growing portfolio of original brands, including ... Continue Reading →