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Disney’s Paul DeBenedittis Talks Programming Remit SVP of programming strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide talks kids entertainment trends. Japan MIPCOM 2016 Country of Honor Reed ... Continue Reading →

Hornet Films & Bejuba Team Up for ‘Mutant Cleaners’

New York creative house Hornet Films has inked a deal with international boutique distributor Bejuba! Entertainment for their new animated action-adventure series The Mutant Cleaners. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Junior LatAm Snaps Up ‘Tip the Mouse’

German brand management and media company m4e AG has finalized a broadcasting agreement for its preschool series Tip the Mouse (52 x 7) with Buena Vista Int’l for all Latin American ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Focus on Latin America

Moderator and director Raul Garcia led a discussion among luminaries from Mexico and Brazil during the World Animation and VFX Summit’s panel on animation south of the border. Garcia ... Continue Reading →

FranceTV, Turner Ink U.S. ‘Peanuts’ Shorts Deal

FranceTV Distribution’s post-MIPCOM announcements contain good news for U.S. fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang. The commercial arm of pubcaster France Televisions has finalized ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Acquires Rainbow’s ‘Regal Academy’

Italy-based Rainbow’s new animated series Regal Academy will air on Nickelodeon channels around the world, beginning in of 2016. Regal Academy takes the familiar world of fairy ... Continue Reading →

‘Eena Meena Deeka’ Secures Multiple Deals

As announced at the MIPCOM market in Cannes, leading Asian animation producer Cosmos-Maya has secured multiple sales in several territories for its flagship series, Eena Meena Deeka ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100, Jeem TV Ink Three-Show Deal

Announced at MIPCOM, Studio 100 Media has signed a deal with Al Jazeera Media Network which will bring the CG updates of classic brands Vic the Viking and Heidi and CG preschool series ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Bento Box, Corus Form New Studio

Corus Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment announce the creation of Bento Box Canada, an animation production company based in Toronto aimed at developing and producing toons targeting ... Continue Reading →