Brittney Jorgensen

Brittney Jorgensen Upped at Expanding Renegade Animation

As it continues to grow its original programming unit, Renegade Animation announces the promotion of Brittney Jorgensen to the newly-created title of Head of Marketing and Development. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wind in the Willows’ Comes Back Around with Boomerang

Turner’s premium streaming service dedicated to classic cartoons, Boomerang, has acquired the US domestic rights from Hoho Rights to create a new show based on Kenneth Grahame’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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Wind Dancer Builds Kids’ Slate in the Wake of ‘Ready Jet Go!’

Wind Dancer Films, a Hollywood-based company behind many top TV sitcoms and box-office winners, is growing its kids’ entertainment footprint following the success of its first foray ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & WB to Launch Boomerang SVOD in US

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced a new domestic premium video subscription service, featuring an extensive collection of timeless cartoons: Boomerang. Set ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Int’l & Cyber Group Sink Teeth into ‘Taffy’

Turner International and Cyber Group Studios have teamed up to create a new original animated series, currently titled Taffy, for the broadcaster’s second flagship kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Inks Kids Programming Deal with Turner

Sky in the U.K. has secured a long-term deal that will bring over more kids’ content from Turner Channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito. Sky TV customers will be able ... Continue Reading →
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PBS’ ‘Nature Cat’ Gets All-Star Cast

At the PBS Annual Meeting, PBS KIDS revealed the all-star voice lineup for its newest animated series, Nature Cat. Premiering on November 25, 2015, the comedy adventure will star Saturday ... Continue Reading →
Mel Crawford

Illustrator Mel Crawford Dies at 89

Mel Crawford, a distinctive artist known for drawing and painting children’s books related to animated features and TV shows, died Feb. 23. He was 89. Born in Canada in 1925, ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Picks Up Method’s ‘Chaplin & Co’

The physical foibles and bewitching mustache of Charlie Chaplin live on thanks to the magic of animation in Chaplin & Co., which is proving a hit for distributor PGS Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →