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Will Mahmood Named Head of Strategy at DHX’s WildBrain

Leading online kids’ network and AVOD expert WildBrain has appointed senior executive Will Mahmood to the newly created position of Head of Strategy. Mahmood will focus on helping ... Continue Reading →
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21st Century Fox Makes $14.6 Billion Bid to Take Full Control of Sky Murdoch, Incorporated seeks to grow its media empire on the other side of the Atlantic by snapping up the remaining ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Unveils 2017 Awards Nominees

The shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, honoring the best in children’s television and digital media, have been announced. Contenders in the Programming, Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Thunderbirds Are Go!: Mad Men in Rescue Ships Gets an Update and No More Strings Jevon Phillips of Hero Complex reports on the show’s WonderCon panel, moderated by Animag editor Tom ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Movies Hit High Point; So Do Studios’ Costs, Potential Rewards Bloomberg reporter Kyle Stock examines the crowded animation release calendar for 2016 and weighs the financial ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak’s ‘Waybuloo’ Comes to Sky

Zodiak Kids has secured a deal with Sky, which will take on rights to over 150 episodes of CBeebies favorites Waybuloo and live-action crafts program Mister Maker. The episodes will ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Plans 600% Growth of Kids Content Library

European pay TV leader Sky has announced it plans to expand its library of on-demand kids’ content from 700 titles to 4,000. The move is part of the broadcaster’s multi-million-dollar ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Grows London Ad Team

Framestore has augmented its advertising production team by taking on three new talents for the London Integrating Advertising department. Senior Producer Anna MacDonald, Senior VFX ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior HD launches in the U.K.

Disney’s preschool channel Disney Junior has officially launched in the U.K. in high definition. The Mouse cabler already transmits HD versions of its core Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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New Pac-Man Series to Fly on U.K.’s Sky

41 Entertainment announced today that its new stereoscopic CG-animated version of Pac-Man will debut in 3-D the U.K. and Ireland on British Sky Broadcasting (SKY) this fall. “We are ... Continue Reading →