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VIDEO: Star Wars Rebels “The Last Battle” Captain Rex returns in an all-new episode that finds Ezra, Kanan, Zeb and Chopper captured by a unit of old battle droids determined ... 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 →

‘Zorro the Chronicles’ Launches in the U.S. on Hulu

Paris-based production and distribution company Cyber Group Studios continues to build the worldwide presence of its hit CG animated series Zorro the Chronicles (26 x 22), with a U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Kratt Bros., 9 Story Enter Production on ‘Wild Kratts’ Season 5

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are now underway on production of season five of the hit animated series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network ... 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 →

Mattel Creations Trailers New ‘Thomas & Friends’ Movie at MIPTV

Mattel Creations — the new centralized theatrical, TV and digital content creation company from Mattel, Inc. — gave MIPTV attendees a first look at the newly announced CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Sells 130 Animated Half-Hours to WeKids China

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has struck a deal with WeKids for exclusive distribution rights in Greater China for over 130 half-hours of three of its top animated series: Zou, Zorro ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha’ Says Buon Giorno to Rai YoYo

Ink Global announces that Masha’s Tales — the new spinoff of worldwide hit kids show Masha and the Bear from Russia’s Animaccord studio — has been snapped up ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha’ Coming to Italian Theaters at Christmas

Hit Russian TV toon Masha and the Bear will make its big screen debut across Italy this Christmas with a special theatrical screening event, thanks to a joint agreement between Warner ... Continue Reading →

MIPJunior: Cyber Group Secures ‘Zorro’ Presales

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios reports that its new CG series Zorro The Chronicles is off to a swashbuckling start following its MIPJunior World Premiere Screening in Cannes. The show ... Continue Reading →