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GKids to Release Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim’s ‘Calimero’ to Hatch on Italy’s RAI

Alphanim and Studio Campedelli’s new CG-animated Calimero series will air on RAI in Italy. Created in 1963 by Nino Pagot, Toni Pagot and Ignazio Colnaghi, Calimero originated as a ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 and Thunderbird Create Buzz for ‘Maya the Bee’

Flemish studio Studio 100 has tapped Indie distributor Thunderbird Films to distribute its new, 3D animated adventure series Maya the Bee into Canada and to help the producer with U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s ‘Lucky Fred’ Lands in New Countries

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has found a few new homes for its new animated series Lucky Fred: RTM in Malaysia, e-Vision in UAE, TG4 in Ireland and Kidz in Turkey have joined ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Scores Big Deals for ‘Mike the Knight’

HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and ... Continue Reading →
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Télé Images’ ‘Secret Ranch’ Rassles New Sales

Paris-based animation studio Télé Images Productions (part of Zodiak Kids) has secured presale deals for its new animated series Secret Ranch with TF1, Teletoon and Equidia (France), ... Continue Reading →
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A Royal Celebration: Babar Turns 80

Babar, king of the elephants and beloved star of children’s animation, is celebrating his 80th anniversary this year, and Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company have planned ... Continue Reading →
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Must-Sees at the MIPCOM Market

Each October, thousands of TV programming execs, buyers, animation producers and children’s entertainment pros gather at the MIPCOM market in France (Oct. 3-6) to buy and sell programming ... Continue Reading →
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Studio100 Wins Deals for Re-Mastered Classics

Studio100 Media, a subsidiary of Belgium’s leading family entertainment group Studio100, has entered into an agreement with French/Swiss broadcaster RTS for several of its library ... Continue Reading →
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Marathon’s ‘Rekkit Rabbit’ Hops to Third Season

Zodiak Kids-owned Marathon Media has announced that it will produce the third season of its popular Rekkit Rabbit series for TF1 and Disney XD Europe. This will bring the total show ... Continue Reading →