‘Thomas & Friends’ Steams Ahead with New Deals

From the busy floor of MIPCOM in Cannes, Mattel Creations has announced a raft of new international deals for hit kids’ franchise Thomas & Friends, including broadcast, home ... Continue Reading →

Mattel Creations: New Content for MIP, Reups & Deals

Mattel Creations will be debuting new kids’ content across its iconic brand portfolio at MIPCOM this year (Stand R7.B2), including fresh animated adventures for Barbie, Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

Cheryl Gresham and Justin Richardson Join Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations announces the appointment of Cheryl Gresham as Vice President of Global Media and Marketing Integration, and Justin Richardson as the Vice President of Global Content ... Continue Reading →
Katie Rollings

Katie Rollings Appointed eOne Head of UK Licensing

Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Katie Rollings as Head of UK LIcensing for eOne Family and eOne Licensing, effective September 13. Base in the company’s London headquarters, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

Why China’s Animation Industry Is Destined for Success Domestically produced CG movies are growing in popularity, but is the technical prowess still outpacing creative storytelling ... Continue Reading →

APOS News Round-Up

APOS 2016 has wrapped up in Bali, with some notable deals taking place at the international media conference: Viacom International Media Networks Asia agreed to a multi-year Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Mattel Creations Trailers New ‘Thomas & Friends’ Movie at MIPTV

Mattel Creations — the new centralized theatrical, TV and digital content creation company from Mattel, Inc. — gave MIPTV attendees a first look at the newly announced CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Named TheWIFTS Animation Awardee

Actress, producer and director Salma Hayek has been named as the recipient of The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS) Animation Award 2015 for her labor ... Continue Reading →

Hopster Lands in Iceland

Education and entertainment kids’ content service Hopster has inked a deal with Vodafone in Iceland which will bring the fun to the mobile and IPTV producer’s SVOD platform, Vodafone ... Continue Reading →