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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 Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel, CEO and Managing Director of Marathon. He will oversee the creative aspects of all current kids productions and will [...]
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 rights in France to Poppy Cat, which begins airing on France 5 in June. Asiana Licensing has been awarded [...]
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 starting July 7. The new deal will bring the show to over 110 million U.S. homes—Poppy Cat already has a strong licensing [...]
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 one of the top-rated shows on Sprout in the US. Poppy Cat is planned to launch on France 5 in July 2012. [...]
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 United Kingdom. CITV will begin airing in the spring the 52 x 11 min. animated series, which has been airing on [...]
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 this fall. New-York based The Joester Loria Group has also been in discussions with potential partners on behalf of the property. Based [...]
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 specialist fund in the entertainment and media sector, partnered with Coolabi’s chief exec Jeremy Banks, and the rest of the Coolabi management team, to effect [...]
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 of excellence. To the casual observer of the TV animation scene in the U.K., the climate may seem quite healthy. With beautifully produced series [...]
Coolabi has secured three licensing partners in the United Kingdom for its preschool animated series Poppy Cat. Children’s publisher Alligator Books is on board to create a range of art and activity books; Trade Mark Collections, the leading supplier to U.K. retailers of licensed children’s umbrellas and bags, has signed [...]
MIPTV 2011 Preview: 10 New Shows to Write Home About This month, international producers and distributors will unveil some of their new animated content at the annual market known as MIPTV. We thought it would be a good idea to sample 10 of the hot new toons that will be [...]