Disney EMEA Commissions ‘Hive’ Season 2

Disney EMEA — covering U.K., Germany, France, Scandinavia, Spain, Italy, Central/Eastern Europe, Poland, Middle East, Turkey and Africa — has commissioned a second season ... Continue Reading →

Magic Light Scores Global Deals for Specials

Magic Light Pictures has signed and renewed a number of international agreements for its award-winning, 30-minute animated specials Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s ... Continue Reading →

APC Kids to Co-Produce ‘Memories of Nanette’

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment sales arm operated by APC and Lionel Marty of The Distribution Factory, has signed a coproduction deal with German broadcaster NDR for Memories ... Continue Reading →

Russian Series ‘Alisa’ Crosses Borders

Russian-produced 3D animated kids series Alisa Knows What to Do! — brand new to the MIPCOM content market — will be entertaining children in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Israel ... Continue Reading →

New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →

Sales Report: Raft of Global Sales Precede MIPCOM

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM looming in Cannes, reports of sales of animated programs around the world are stacking up. Here’s the latest: Genius Brands International has sold Stan ... Continue Reading →

Victory Arts, TVO Developing ‘Air Crafters’

Victory Arts has signed a development deal with Canada’s TVO for a new animated preschool series, Air Crafters (52 x 11 mins). Created by Tero Hollo, founder and director of creative ... Continue Reading →

Monster Grows Slate with ‘Wulfie’

A 2D toon concept titled Wulfie will be one of nine projects boasting Irish ancestry at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France this week. The series is produced by Wulfie Animation and ... Continue Reading →

Second Seasons of ‘Originalos,’ ‘Tiny Square Critters’ Coming to MIP Jr

Monster Entertainment continues to parcel out reveals of the nearly 20 titles the distribution company is bringing to the MIP markets in Cannes next month. Two fresh offerings coming ... Continue Reading →

MIP News Bytes: ‘Luchien,’ ‘P. King Duckling,’ ‘Zafari,’ ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’

+ Monster Entertainment continues to roll out the dialog-free kids fare for MIP Junior with two more series on its sales slate. Luchien (26 x 1) from Belgium’s Truffe Productions ... Continue Reading →