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Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels EMEA Unveils Slate Headed by ‘101 Dalmatian Street’

Disney Channels EMEA unveiled a first look at several new animated series — including 101 Dalmatian Street, Gigantosaurus, and Space Chickens In Space — as well as acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
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New PBS KIDS Series ‘Pinkalicious & Peterrific’ Premieres in 2018

At the PBS Annual Meeting on Tuesday, the debut of a new PBS KIDS animated series was announced, with Pinkalicious & Peterrific set to premiere February 19, 2018 on TV and digital ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dingle Sets 2017 Speakers

Animation Dingle and JAM Media are preparing to welcome high-profile international media companies to the Irish coastal town for the fifth edition of the industry event. Offering conference ... Continue Reading →
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Dingle Dates Irish Animation Awards 2017

The second Irish Animation Awards — celebrating outstanding talent in Ireland’s animation, VFX and gaming industries — will take place Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the ... Continue Reading →
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CN Scores Big at Children’s BAFTAs

The British Academy Children’s Awards proved a ringing success for Cartoon Network, which scooped up three prizes for its animated series at the event in the Animation (The Amazing ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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Sixteen South Opens £1M Belfast Studio

BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated children’s television producer Sixteen South has opened a brand new, four-story animation studio in the heart of Belfast to accommodate its growing ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Here’s How ‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney & Launched a Renaissance Era of Animation In the wake of continued chatter about a live-action remake from Disney, Kristin Lai ... Continue Reading →