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TV PinGuim Opens US Office in Miami

Leading Latin American animation company TV PinGuim has announced last week the opening of a US office in Miami, Florida. The Brazilian toon shop will use this new outpost as the administrative ... Continue Reading →
Wishfart

‘Wishfart’ Brings Its Magic to CITV UK, MIP Markets

CITV UK acquired national free TV rights for the magical comedy toon Wishfart, created by John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams. The 20 x half-hour / 40 x 11 min. animated ... Continue Reading →

Tencent Invests in FZ Ent.’s ‘CoNaBLUE’

Chinese technology and media giant Tencent has agreed to invest in local producer FZ Entertainment’s original animated series, CoNaBLUE, to the tune of 30% of the project’s ... Continue Reading →
Dream Street

MarVista Snags Exclusive International Distribution for ‘Dream Street’

Film and TV producer-distributor MarVista Entertainment has been named the exclusive international distributor for Dream Street — a charming vehicle-themed, BAFTA-nominated preschool ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

9 Story Distribution Int’l Boards Magic Mall’s ‘Luo Bao Bei’

9 Story Distribution International and China’s Magic Mall Entertainment have joined forces for a new animated children’s series, Luo Bao Bei. Created and produced by Magic ... Continue Reading →
Heroes of Envell

MIPJunior Recruits Russian Toon ‘Heroes of Envell’ for World Premiere

For the first time in its 25-year history, the MIPJunior content market has selected a Russian animated project as one of its World Premiere TV Screenings. Organizers Reed MIDEM have ... Continue Reading →
Guitar and Drum. Courtesy of Punkrobot Studio

Oscar-Winning Chilean Studio to Debut ‘Guitar & Drum’ Series at MIP

Punkrobot Animation Studio in Santiago, Chile — the shop behind Oscar-winning animated short Bear Story — will be presenting the pilot for a new short-form series called ... Continue Reading →
Beijing Opera Cats

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 →
Simon

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 →
Pirate Smooch

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 →