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China’s Ciwen Media Group has picked up the rights to air about 1,000 half-hours of classic animated and live-action shows from Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises to Chinese broadcasters and digital platforms. The deal, which was announced at MIPCOM, gives the Beijing-based distributor exclusive rights to popular titles like Franklin, Babar, Rolie [...]
L.A.-based Home Plate Entertainment has formed a new distribution division, under the Home Plate Entertainment Distribution Alliance, announced studio CEO Bill Schultz at the MIPCOM market today. Schultz, a four-time Emmy Award winning-producer, says the new division won’t be just a traditional distribution division and won’t seek third party content, but it [...]
Japan’s toon powerhouse Toei Animation announced that the studio is releasing a new Dragon Ball Z movie in March of 2013. At MIPCOM, Toei Animation vice chairman Kozo Morishita told Animation Magazine, “This is one of our studio’s most popular brands, and we have worked hard to make sure the [...]
Leading Singaporean animation production house Monstrou Studio has announced a new deal valued at 3.9 million euros (appx. $5 million USD) with Spanish production company Sweatbox and Catalan TV network Televisio de Catalunya (TV3) to co-produce the 3D animated action-adventure series Nightbreeds in what will be the first international animation [...]
More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics Maya the Bee (78 x 11’), Vicky the Viking (78 x 11’) and Heidi (39 x 22’) will be distributed by Montreal-based DVD [...]
Global entertainment company DQ Entertainment and Foothill Europe Limited have announced an agreement to develop, co-produce and distribute CG-animated buddy comedy Raz & Benny. The multi-faceted agreement covers development, financing, production and distribution for the series as well as exploitation of ancillary rights. The partners will kick off their efforts [...]
It’s only the first day of the MIPCOM content market in France, and we’re already flooded with news about new partnerships, series launches and the usual global TV sales for properties. First up, Canadian producer Nerd Corps has begun production on its first animated preschool show Kate and Mim-Mim. Created [...]
After dashing from meeting to meeting around the Palais des Festivals at Cannes’ MIPCOM market this week, there’s going to be a lot of tired TV professionals looking for an entertaining time waster. Good news for them: Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced a new collaboration: Angry Birds Star [...]
Canadian toon house Breakthrough Entertainment will introduce its new Flash-animated series Rocket Monkeys to the MIPCOM market this week, president of distribution Nat Abraham announced. The 26×30 show is produced in association with Teletoon Canada and acclaimed studio Atomic Cartoons and follows the oddball adventures of two monkeynaut brothers, Gus [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced that its DreamWorks Classics shingle will debut at MIPCOM 2012, making available to global broadcasters a comprehensive portfolio highlighted by DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk–inspired by the hit How to Train Your Dragon film franchise (second and third films due out June 20, 2014 and June [...]