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A Few Things We Loved About the 2013 Animation Summit!

If you’ve been following Animation Magazine online, you already know that we had a terrific turnout at our 2013 World Animation & VFX Summit, which was held at the California ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Strange Hill High’ Gets Season 2 OK Ahead of Premiere

CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has ordered the students of multi-media comedy series Strange Hill High to return for a second term ahead of its broadcast premiere on the channel this ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Reorganizes, Seals Deal with BBC Kids

FremantleMedia is dismantling its FremantleMedia Enterprises division and naming two separate global divsions, one devoted to kids and family entertainment and distribution and the ... Continue Reading →
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Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, ... Continue Reading →
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New Season, Territories for ‘Monsuno’

FremantleMedia Enterprises, JAKKS Pacific and Dentsu Entertainment USA have announced they will being production on a new 26 x 30 season of animated boys’ action-adventure series ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Day 2 Wrap: More Toon Deals and Pick-Ups

More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Renews ‘Tree Fu Tom’ for Season 2

CBeebies has commissioned a second series of the hit preschool action-adventure series Tree Fu Tom. A co-production between CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Enterprises, the new ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Rocks with Freemantle’s ‘Grojband’

Freemantle Media Ent. has announced a new distribution deal with Cartoon Network, for the U.S. broadcast rights to the animated comedy series, Grojband. Grojband follows Corey and ... Continue Reading →