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Court Joins Brown Bag Board

Brown Bag Films has appointed Decode Entertainment co-founder Neil Court to its board of directors. Court has been advising the company on original-program development and production ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg,’ ‘Panda,’ ‘Clone’ Top Daytime Creative Emmys

The PBS series Peg+Cat won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards, including the award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series. Meanwhile, DreamWorks/Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →
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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 →