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Technicolor to Produce ‘Cosmo’ for Fun Crew

Technicolor has optioned the rights from Fun Crew to develop and produce 52 11-minute episodes of the 2-D digital animated children’s series, Cosmo, Bud & Boo, which the company ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... Continue Reading →
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U.S. Toon Veteran Casemiro Is Marathon’s New Kids CCO

French studio Marathon Media has hired American animation veteran Eryk Casemiro as its Chief Creative Officer, Kids. Casemiro who recently relocated to Paris, reports directly to Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Purr-fect for U.S.

Hit preschool animation series Poppy Cat from London-based Coolabi has secured a further U.S. broadcast home on the new Sprout-programmed NBC KIDS block which will air Saturday mornings ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Sells ‘Poppy Cat’ to France TV

Kids’ entertainment distributor Cake has sold Coolabi’s show Poppy Cat to France Télévisions. The beautifully animated series first aired on Nick Jr. UK last May and has been ... Continue Reading →
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Sales for ‘Poppy Cat,’ ‘Ben and Holly,’ ‘Oscar’s Oasis’

Here’s the word on three of the most-recent animated series sales from around the globe: • Coolabi has secured a terrestrial broadcast deal for Poppy Cat with CITV in the ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Lands Purrfect Digital Deal

UK-based producer and rights management company Coolabi has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool animated show Poppy Cat (52 x 11), beginning ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Indie Coolabi Finalizes Management Buyout by Edge

UK indie Coolabi, which produces Nickelodeon’s animated preschool series Poppy Cat, has announced a $7.7 million management buyout by shareholder Edge Performance. Edge, a leading ... Continue Reading →
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Keeping Toons Alive in Old Blighty

Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition ... Continue Reading →