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Dazzling Star Puts ‘Beijing Opera Cats’ in Licensing Expo Spotlight

Chinese animation producer Dazzling Star will be bringing its award-winning kids’ series Beijing Opera Cats to the show floor in Las Vegas for the 2017 Licensing Expo (May 23-25). ... Continue Reading →
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GO-N’s ‘Simon’ Goes Abroad

Following its launch at the MIP Junior market last fall, animated preschool series Simon (52 x 5 min. HD) from Paris-based producer-distributor GO-N Productions has secured an initial ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest ‘17: Open Air Fare, Awards & Musical Updates

Kicking off next week in Germany, the 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS) has already announced many of the exciting program highlights that its expected 80,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Finds ‘Pat the Dog’ a US Home on Disney

Indie French distributor Superights announces that cartoon comedy Pat the Dog (78 x 7 min.), which made its market debut at MIP Junior last year, has been adopted by ABC Cable Networks ... Continue Reading →
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GO-N Gets Prehistoric with ‘Tib & Tumtum’ Toon

Paris-based producer/distributor GO-N Productions has kicked off production on a new animated series, Tib & Tumtum (52 x 13 min.), with the participation of TF1 (France) and in ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Inks Czech and Finnish Deals

Studio 100 Media has cinched a new deal with Czech network Ceska Televize for FTA rights to roughly 200 half-hours of kids’ programming. Included in the package is the CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Brings Slew of New Kids Acquisitions to MIP

Spain’s Imira Entertainment is heading to MIP Junior and MIPCOM with a newly acquired slate of over 300 half-hours of kids’ content under its distribution belt. The company is one ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Director & ‘Frozen’ Writer Join GBI Series

Genius Brands International is teaming up with Rob Minkoff, director of Disney’s The Lion King, and Shane Morris, co-writer of Frozen, to develop and produce a new animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wubby School’ Enrolls More Broadcasters

Several key broadcast partners have been secured for Superprod and Muse Entertainment’s animated preschool series Wubby School (52 x 11). Currently in production for France Televisions, ... Continue Reading →