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Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘17 Full Program: 23 Features, 31 TV Titles & More

One of the glittering highlights of the animation events calendar is drawing near, with the 2017 Annecy Festival & Market kicking off in the French Alps from June 12-17. Having ... Continue Reading →
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SND Picks Up Global Rights to ‘Jungle Bunch’ Movie

France-based SND has picked up worldwide rights to The Jungle Bunch – The 3D Movie, a new feature adventure based on the fast growing animated franchise. The movie is currently ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures 10-Plus Broadcasters for ‘Jungle Bunch’ Season 2

The global success of TAT Productions and Master Films’ The Jungle Bunch franchise has boosted pre-sales for the second season of Jungle Bunch: To the Rescue!. The CG series is created ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Showcases Euro Toon Diversity

Cartoon Movie 2015 kicked off in Lyon, France Wednesday evening, opening the pitching and co-production forum with a screening of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep stop-motion feature, ... Continue Reading →
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SeaWorld Toons Up for Licensing Expo

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has announced it will be scouting broadcast and licensing partners for three new 52 x 11 animated series at next month’s Licensing Expo in Las ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has appointed seasoned marketing exec Jennifer Ansley to the new positions of Vice President, Marketing & Communications. Ansley will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Territory Report: French TV Animation in 2013

It’s no surprise that France continues to be a market leader in animation production in Europe. Despite the tough economic climate in the continent, French studios strive to bring ... Continue Reading →
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John Lithgow to Voice ‘The Jungle Bunch’ Movie

John Lithgow has joined the English-language voice cast for the animated family comedy The Jungle Bunch, according to producers TAT Productions and PGS Entertainment. Lithgow will ... Continue Reading →