Oscar-winning vfx veteran John Knoll has been promoted to Chief Creative...
Santa Barbara-based Foothill Entertainment will bring the acclaimed new CG-animated series Boy and the Dinosaur from 1461 Limited and Studio Liddel to the MIPTV market this month. The charming show ranked third on the most-viewed projects lists at MIP Junior and has attracted interest from several major broadcasters worldwide. More [...]
Scotland-based game developer and publisher Tsumanga Studios has branched out into creating a girl-targeted virtual world game based on the hugely popular Winx Club brand created by Rainbow. The global fairy phenomenon is the number one IP for girls across Europe and many other territories, and the original animated series [...]
Italian animation house Rainbow has announced new raft of licensing agents for its popular brand Winx Club, on the even of London’s Brand Licensing Show. New licensees include: CPLG for Germany and Benelux; RBW for Brunei, Malaysi, Singapore and Thailand; Tuesday (Bates Group) Indonesia; License2Brand in Greece and FWD Licensing [...]
Italian production, distribution and licensing house Rainbow has secured a licensing partnership with toy giant Mattel for its new girls’ television series Mia and Me. Mattel joins international licensing partners Panini, Unilever Germany, Belltex, Ciementoni, Schmidt Spiele and Egmont in the property’s program, with consumer products set to launch this [...]
Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects. A lot has happened and evolved in the Italian animation business since the heydays of Bruno Bozzetto’s Allegro Non Troppo in the mid-1970s. While the state-funded RAI [...]
Nickelodeon has bought the broadcast rights to Rainbow’s animated girls series PopPixie for many of its channels around the world. The deal will see the series, aimed at ages 4-10, air on Nick channels in the United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia, Benelux, South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Eastern Europe, [...]
The fairies of Winx Club are becoming more popular every day in Russia, leading to a major new deal between the series’ owners at Rainbow and broadcaster CTC. The deal builds on the show’s long-term ratings success in Russia, where it is the most popular girls property, and will see [...]