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MIPCOM Updates: Studio 100, Blue-Zoo, Monster Ent.

Animation entertainment studios around the world continue to make key announcements at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this week. Euro entertainment house Studio 100, U.K.’s Aardman ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin and Friends’ to Travel to China on CCTV

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises’ agent, Ciwen Media Group, has entered into a deal with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television (CCTV) to ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ to Nick France

9 Story Entertainment has sold SLR/KI.KA/Scraw Studios’ preschool toon Guess How Much I Love You: The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare (52 x 11) to Nickelodeon France. The beautifully ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Totally Spies!’ Hit North America Shelves

Zodiak Kids and its North American DVD partner Cinedigm have released the first-ever Totally Spies! DVDs in the U.S. and Canada. The premiere two-volume set of Season 1, Top Secret ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights Two New Animated Shows

Kids cabler Nickelodeon has greenlighted two new animated series, Bad Seeds and Pig Goat Banana Cricket, ordering 26 episodes of each. Nick has also ordered four live-action pilots. ... Continue Reading →
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Flashback to the U.N. of Animation

Whatever happened to Klasky Csupo? All right, it’s a rhetorical question since Klasky Csupo is still around, albeit in a somewhat different capacity than 15 or so years ago when ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Media Launches Distribution Arm

U.K.-based indie animation company Silvergate Media is launching its own TV distribution arm, to be led by new SVP Global TV Distribution & Consumer Products (Americas & France), ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Toons Go Global with Raft of Deals

Viacom International Media Networks has signed multiple deals with international broadcasters for three of its most popular Nickelodeon animated programs for kids and preschoolers: ... Continue Reading →
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Craig Bartlett Offers Inspiring Keynote at Ottawa

If you were a kid in the ’90s, then chances are Craig Bartlett’s hugely popular Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! played an important part in your childhood. The talented animator ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park,’ ‘Mickey Mouse’ Earn Creative Emmys

Last night’s 65th Annual Creative Arts revealed several additional winners to the juried list that was previously announced. Here they are: Outstanding Animated Program South ... Continue Reading →