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Nelvana Makes Major Content Sale to China’s Ciwen Media

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Home Plate Ent. Launches New Distribution Shingle

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Movie Plans for Toei’s Dragon Ball, One Piece & Saint Sieya

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Monstrou, Sweatbox Ink First Spain-Singapore Toon Deal

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 ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Day 2 Wrap: More Toon Deals and Pick-Ups

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 ... Continue Reading →
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DQ, Foothill Partner for ‘Raz & Benny’

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. ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM News: Nerd Corps, DHX Media, CreaCon & Ameba

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. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ and ‘Star Wars’ Join Forces

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough, Teletoon Launch ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Sales

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. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Classics to Debut at MIPCOM

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 ... Continue Reading →