The new animated Star Wars Rebels series will premiere in the fall of 2104 as a...
U.K.-based specialty public relations company Blueprint P.R. has joined forces with U.S. outfit DDA to form a new stand-alone venture. The new company, which is called DDA Blueprint is owned 50/50 by the two partners. Blueprint PR’s Janet Balmforth and Aimee Norman, will head the new operation with DDA PR’s [...]
European production and distribution company Millimages has secured international broadcast deals for its animated children’s series Bugged, Me and My Robot, CJ the DJ and Trust Me, I’m a Genie. ABC Australia and Italy’s RAI picked up the Timoon-produced 3D series Bugged. The 52 x 7 mins. Canal Plus-commissioned show [...]
Technicolor has added three key execs to its animation development and production team. Producer and SD Entertainment’s former head of production Robert Winthrop is the new VP of animation and games for Technicolor Digital Productions. In his new post, Winthrop will supervise over 500 animators working in TV, direct-to-DVD, games, [...]
The international children’s content market MIP Junior wrapped over the weekend in Cannes. The two-day event was packed with various panels focusing on different aspects of the industry—from what buyers are looking for shows this year to how the teen market is driving the transmedia trends, and the possible merging [...]
Euro producer and distributor Millimages is offering a fresh slate of quality animated shows at the MIPCOM market this year. Among the studio’s offerings is its brand new show, Mouk, a 62 x 11-minute preschool show that has already been commissioned by France Televisions and Disney Channel U.K. Based on [...]
If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16. According to event organizer, 250 buyers and 700 participants will be attending the program, which allows animation producers [...]