2017 Annecy Festival

Annecy, Mifa Report Record Attendance for 2017

The Annecy International Animation Festival and its market, Mifa, reported record attendance at this year’s event, which wraps Saturday. An estimated 3,000 professionals — an increase ... 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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TeamTO Plans Free Animation School in France

TeamTO announced June 13 at Annecy its plans to start a consolidated and free animation school in Bourg-lès-Valence, (Drôme), l’Écas for students with no prior experience or ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Sells ‘Mike’ to France Televisions and Super RTL

TeamTO has presold its new comedy series Take it Easy Mike (78 x 7) to leading European networks France Télévisions (France) and Super RTL (Germany). Currently in full pre-production, ... Continue Reading →
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Schedule for 1st Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy Revealed

Next month, the first ever Women in Animation World Summit will be held in conjunction with the Annecy International Festival and MIFA. Presented by Women in Animation and Les Femmes ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2017 Highlights, People and Participants

France’s Annecy animation festival (June 12-17) and MIFA market (June 13-16) is just around the corner, and this year’s event highlights are jelling nicely. 2017 will welcome ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Snags ‘PJ Masks’ Partners in APac, LatAm and Beyond

Entertainment One is growing the global footprint of its hit preschool property PJ Masks, with new merchandise launches ready to roll across Asia Pacific and Latin America, as well ... Continue Reading →
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CAKE Enters ‘My Knight and Me’ in the Lists with DHX Canada

London-based CAKE announces a deal with DHX Television that will see medieval comedy series My Knight and Me riding forth to conquer Canadian viewers. Created by French studio TeamTO ... Continue Reading →
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Leanne Passafonti’s Career as a Head of Production Development

As a go-to person for creators and producers looking for a Head of Production Development, Leanne Passafonti has helped various clients make new connections, look for co-production/distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →