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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Grows Russian Presence

Silvergate Media has renewed its broadcast agreement with Russian broadcaster CTC for its undersea adventure preschool series Octonauts. The series also airs daily on the country’s ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Opens New Flagship Studio

Award-winning animation producer Brown Bag Films — a subsidiary of Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group — inaugurated a new, 30,000 square foot studio in Smithfield, Dublin on ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Fowler Tapped as Showrunner on ‘Flora of the Forest’

Koko Rose Media, King Rollo Films and Bejuba! have signed on three-time Emmy-winning creative executive Karen Fowler as Showrunner for Flora of the Forest (52 x 11), the preschool property ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate to Boost Growth with Shamrock Capital

International preschool-targeted TV production and licensing company Silvergate Media announces a partnership with Shamrock Capital Advisors in order to accelerate global growth, both ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Secures Euro TV Deals for ‘Octonauts’

The intrepid crew of Octonauts continues its global expansion, with international producer and licensor Silvergate Media announcing a number of new international sales for the undersea ... Continue Reading →
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Splash and NYC Ballet Partner for ‘Nutcracker’ Specials

Splash Entertainment co-CEOs Nicolas Atlan and Mike Young have announced that a deal to secure worldwide rights to The Nutcracker from New York City Ballet and The George Balanchine ... Continue Reading →
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Fisher Price Inks Three-Year ‘Octonauts’ Renewal

TV production and licensing company Silvergate Media has signed a three-year master toy renewal deal for undersea preschool adventure toon Octonauts with Fisher-Price, Inc. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Indicating PGA Noms Pick Five Top Toons

The Producers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the PGA Awards, long considered one of the best Oscars predictors. The list of animation nominees offered few surprises. ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has acquired Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production ... Continue Reading →