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Sam Register, exec VP of Creative affairs at Warner Bros., closed the MIP Junior market on Sunday (Oct. 2) with a dynamic look at new shows and sharing some of the key points in revitalizing franchises like the Looney Tunes and the DC universe superheroes. Offering a brief overview of [...]
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 [...]
U.K. production/rights management company Formula Fun Entertainment has announced that Ireland’s Telegael and India’s DQ Entertainment have joined in as co-production partners for a new CG animate preschool series based on kids’ property Franco and Formula Fun, which won the 2009 MIP Junior Licensing award. The series sees six-year-old Franco [...]
Alphanim is unveiling a new animated series titled Pok & Mok at the Mip Junior and MIPCOM market next week. Produced for France Télévisions, the 76 x 7’ comedy is directed by Isabelle Lenoble, one of France’s most prominent women in animation. Lenoble’s stop-motion studio Vivement Lundi! is co-producing the [...]
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 [...]
Paris-based awol animation has announced the first international TV and home entertainment deals for Portuguese newcomer Big Storm Studios’ 3D CG series, Gombby’s Green Island. The 52 x 13 series will launch at MIP Junior (Oct. 1-2), with solid domestic ratings under its belt. Having sold to Portugal’s RTP and [...]
Dublin-based Monster Distributes is rebranding itself as Monster Entertainment, and plans to re-launch at MIPCOM with a broader focus on the business including animating its own content. The company has just wrapped animation on the preschool animated series I’m a Monster (52 x 2 mins.), and the series has already been presold [...]
Toronto’s animation studio Guru Studio is partnering with award-winning zinc Roe design to create online and mobile games based on the popular children’s brand. Three new apps that bring the Justin Time characters to life through creative interactive play have been designed for the iPhone and iPad. The new Squidgy [...]
The Jim Henson Company has appointed Richard Goldsmith as exec VP of Global Distribution. Goldsmith will lead global sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for the company’s titles across all platforms, and reports to Henson president and COO Peter Schube. At MIPCOM, Goldsmith and his team will focus on Henson’s [...]
French studio Mediatoon will have something to cluck about at the MIP Junior market (running in Cannes October 1-2) as it lets fly a new CG-animated series titled Chicken Town. Co-produced with Ellipsanime and 1st Day studios, the 39 x 8’ series will be aimed at kids six and up. [...]