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CBeebies, Coolabi Will Bring Back Classic ‘Clangers’

It looks like another classic British children’s series is making a comeback. The cult class show The Clangers, is ready for a revival on the BBC after 45 years, thanks to The ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx Ent. and MacKinnon & Saunders Form New Studio

UK animation studios Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Acquires Chapman Library

DreamWorks Animation acquired the library of Chapman Entertainment, including well-known preschooler properties Fifi and the Flowertots, Roary the Racing Car, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion ... Continue Reading →
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BAF 2013 Lineup Celebrates Event’s 20th Anniversary

The Bradford Animation Festival — the United Kingdom’s longest-running animation festival — and its sister event, BAF Game 2013, announced their full programs, featuring a ... Continue Reading →
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Cake to Distribute Chapman Ent. Shows

Kids TV distributor Cake will distribute Chapman Entertainment’s entire catalog of shows for the world, excluding N. American and the U.K. The new deal includes well-received stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Target Finds New Homes for 3 Chapman Shows

London-based Target Entertainment has securing a major new multi-regional broadcast deal for Chapman Entertainment’s hit pre-school series Roary the Racing Car with Nickelodeon. The ... 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 →
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Factory Transmedia to Launch ‘Ribbit’ at Cartoon Forum

TV production house Factory Transmedia has announced it will unveil a new preschool series called Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot at the Cartoon Forum event in Sopot, Poland next month. The show, ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Transmedia Takes Over Hullabaloo Studios

Factory Transmedia has launched its production company at the former facilities of  post-production house, Hullabaloo Studios. Based in Altrincham, Factory TM now employs over 30 ... Continue Reading →
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Chapman Gets Investment, Restructures Executives

Fifi and the Flowerpots producer Chapman Entertainment has received an influx of cash and reorganized itself, with many top executives leaving the company. Company co-founders Keith ... Continue Reading →