Rai Fiction Announces Hybrid Production Slate

Italian pubcaster Rai Fiction announced new animated productions on the final day of the Cartoons on the Bay festival in Venice. The productions are part of a slate mixing live action ... Continue Reading →

Market Showcase: Atlantyca Entertainment

A trans-media entertainment company, Atlantyca Entertainment maintains Production & Distribution, Licensing, Publishing and Foreign Rights sales divisions. The company maintains ... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Appoints U.S. Agent

Family entertainment company Rainbow aims to expand its brands across America with the appointment of a new U.S. agent, Earthbound, to represent Winx Club and Mia and Me across the ... Continue Reading →

MIP Bytes: ‘Miffy,’ ‘Hullabalooba,’ ‘Pikkuli’

+ Mercis BV and Telescreen BV/m4e will be launching sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for their new CG-animated Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small — the first 3D animated take ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media has announced a raft of deals for its hit preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba! across several key territories. The award-winning series has been picked up by Free-To-Air Pan-Arab ... Continue Reading →

‘Miffy’ Movie Wins Top Prize at Cinekid Festival

The children’s animation feature film Miffy the Movie has won the Cinekid Lion Jury Prize for best Dutch children’s film at this year’s Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam. ... Continue Reading →

M4e Expands ‘Mia and Me’ Licensing Program

German brand management and media company m4e is expanding its licensing program for its award-winning animated and live-action hybrid children’s show, Mia and Me. More than 30 licensees ... Continue Reading →

‘Julius Jr.’ Tops MIP Jr. Most-Screened List

MarVista Entertainment’s animated preschool series Julius Jr. was the most-screened series at this year’s MIPJunior market in France (Oct. 6-7). Produced by Saban Brands ... Continue Reading →

Fifteen Companies Nominated for Cartoon Tributes

Fifteen companies from nine European countries are on the list of finalists for Cartoon Tributes 2012, the annual awards for sector professionals to honor outstanding contribution to ... Continue Reading →

‘Mia and Me’ Makes a Big Splash on Germany’s KiKA

The live-action/CG-animated children’s series Mia and Me proved to be a ratings success during its launch on German TV KiKA last week. Produced by Lucky Punch GmbH (a joint venture ... Continue Reading →