Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
Classic Media has completed deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess With Jess, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Voltron: Defender of the Universe — with terrestrial broadcasters, pay-TV outlets, home [...]
Italian production company Grupo Alcuni has reported broadcast rights sales for its recently debuted eco-friendly animated show Galileo and the hit series Slash://. Galileo is a green co-production with RAI Fiction and DQ Entertainment. Its 13 13-minute episodes are now airing on RAI 2 in Italy and soon will air on [...]
Iconic Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm has requested a bailout from Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to avoid going under, reports Variety. Founded 75 years ago, the studio has produced such classics as The Snow Queen, The Golden Antelope and a Russian version of Pinocchio called The Adventures of Buratino. It also produced [...]
Milan-based Atlantyca Entertainment has reported several major sales for its flagship television series, Geronimo Stilton, in advance of the DISCOP East market in Hungary. Among the sales: Channel One Russia Worldwide has licensed seasons one and two (52 x 23’) for a mid-September premiere on the new children’s channel Carousel. The deal includes broadcast [...]
The Denmark-based makers of the upcoming 3D animated feature Ronal the Barbarian have presold the film to more than 15 countries, Variety reports. Due for international release in October following a Sept. 22 bow in Denmark , Ronal is aimed at the 15-25 market and follows a barbarian with low [...]
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 [...]