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‘Bob the Builder’ Snags New European Deals

Mattel and HIT Entertainment announce that the all-new series iteration of top preschool brand Bob the Builder has been acquired by European broadcasters France 5, [email protected] (Netherlands), ... Continue Reading →
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Magic Light Scores Global Deals for Specials

Magic Light Pictures has signed and renewed a number of international agreements for its award-winning, 30-minute animated specials Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Picks Up ‘Wild Kratts’ Season 4 for Asia Pacific

9 Story Media Group has licensed an additional 26 x 22 season of animated action-adventure series Wild Kratts to Discovery Kids in Asia Pacific. The children’s network also renewed ... Continue Reading →
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Ireland Honors Four Animation Projects with Stamps

Guess it’s time to find an animation pen pal in Ireland! Ireland has issued a new set of four postage stamps honoring the nation’s most iconic animated projects. The honored ... Continue Reading →
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Geronimo’s ‘Nelly & Nora’ Attracts International Interest

Irish animation company Geronimo Productions is gearing up for the premiere of its new preschool series Nelly & Nora on RTEjr February 2. Ahead of the launch, the charming 2D series ... Continue Reading →
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Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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New Shows, New Deals: Nick, Pixar and More!

Some weeks, there’s so much going on in animation that the only way we can ensure our readers can keep up is with a desk-clearing post. • Nick will debut Oct. 13 at noon ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Missing Scarf’ Arrives Online Sept. 29

One of the year’s most successful short films will be available for online viewing next week as Shortoftheweek.com prepares for the web premiere of Eoin Duffy’s The Missing ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Joe & Jack’ Headed for KiKA

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold its animated preschool series Joe & Jack (39 x 7) to Germany’s ARD/SWR, which will broadcast the show on children’s pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Toons Go Global with Raft of Deals

Viacom International Media Networks has signed multiple deals with international broadcasters for three of its most popular Nickelodeon animated programs for kids and preschoolers: ... Continue Reading →