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‘Mr. Fox’ Returns in Criterion Edition

One of the most-acclaimed indie animated films of recent years gets the Criterion treatment this week with the release of Fantastic Mr. Fox: Criterion Collection Edition (Fox, $39.95 ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Picks Up Second Season of ‘Peter Rabbit’

Nickelodeon and indie company Silvergate Media have announced the greenlight of a second season (26 episodes, two half-hour specials) of the hit animated preschool series Peter Rabbit. ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Plans Month-Long Monster Mash

Nickelodeon is packing the pre-Halloween season with spooky tricks and delightful toon treats, including brand new themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... 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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Brown Bag Sends Love to Russia with ‘Anya’

Oscar-nominated Irish studio Brown Bag Films has teamed up with the To Russia With Love charity to create an animated short film to raise awareness of the group’s work with abandoned ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Nickelodeon will celebrate spring with new special of preschool series Peter Rabbit and the launch of a new animated pre-k series, Lalaloopsy, on Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m. ET/PT ... Continue Reading →
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Ireland’s Brown Bag Launches Digital Division

Dublin-based animation studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new digital division that will focus on the company’s tablet, mobile and web ventures as well as developing new IP. Digital ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to Nickelodeon

A new CG-animated series based on the works of Beatrix Potter is high-tailing it to Nickelodeon as the preschool-targeted show Peter Rabbit debuts on the channel Tuesday, February 19 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to New Territories

U.K.’s Silvergate Media has secured several major new pre-sale deals for its charming new CG animated series Peter Rabbit, co-owned by Penguin U.K. Deals have been secured with major ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Gets Hopping with ‘Peter Rabbit’

CBeebies will be the U.K. broadcast partner for brand-new CG animated series Peter Rabbit, a co-production of Penguin, Silvergate Media and Nickelodeon U.S. (also lead broadcaster). ... Continue Reading →