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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 →
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TFOU and Alphanim Hatch Plans for ‘Calimero’

Calimero, Pagot’s famous black chicken, has found a new home on TF1’s youth programming block TFOU. Alphanim and TFOU announced today that the new 104 x 11’ CG-animated Calimero, ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Sneaks ‘Mistral Ranch’ at Cartoon Forum

Paris-based Zodiak Kids’ production outfit Tele Images Productions is screening the pilot of Mistral Ranch, its new animated series (26 half-hours) in development for TF1 at this ... Continue Reading →
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250 Buyers to Attend Cartoon Forum in Poland

If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16.  According ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lucky Fred’ Brings New Jobs to Oasis

Quebec-based Oasis Animation has announced that it will be doubling its workforce and space thanks to the fact that will be working on the upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52-episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Animation Panels

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA), taking place in France June 6-11, has completed its lineup of animation industry panels. Highlights include making-of ... Continue Reading →
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France’s TF1 Acquires ‘Mike the Knight’

Mike the Knight looks like he’s on his way to France. Co-producer Nelvana is finalizing a deal with TF1 for the French channel to air the CG-animated series for preschoolers. Ready ... Continue Reading →