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DreamWorks Channel Coming to MENA

beIN Network and DreamWorks Animation are joining forces to launch the first DreamWorks channel in the Middle East and North Africa, with the new channel joining beIN’s service ... Continue Reading →
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Svensk Filmindustri Launching Kids’ Streaming Service

Sweden’s Svensk Filmindustri has announced a new children’s entertainment SVOD service: SF Kids Play. The ad-free streaming service will feature a blend of classic domestic properties ... Continue Reading →
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Emily Whinnett Appointed VP Creative for Cake

London-based Cake has appointed Chapman Entertainment’s former director of production & development Emily Whinnett as its new VP – Creative. Whinnett will work closely ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Teams with Abominable Snowman for ‘Camp Yeti’

Cryptozoology has never been so cuddly. Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced it has entered a development agreement for a new CG-animated preschool series, Camp Yeti. The ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Taps Award-Winning Team

Soho Square Studios partners Kim Goody and Alan Coates announce the launch of its new television production company, Soho Square Productions. The pair plans to take on the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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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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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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+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... 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 →