World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →

Pre MIP Sales: ‘Floogals,’ ‘Zack and Quack,’ ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM set to swing into action this weekend, the deals are already starting to fly fast and furiously. Here’s some of the most-recent: Zodiak Kids has pre-sold ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak’s ‘Waybuloo’ Comes to Sky

Zodiak Kids has secured a deal with Sky, which will take on rights to over 150 episodes of CBeebies favorites Waybuloo and live-action crafts program Mister Maker. The episodes will ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak, Britt Allcroft Bringing Back ‘Mumfie’

Zodiak Kids has announced a new development deal with Britt Allcroft Productions — the company owned by the eponymous British film and TV producer, writer and director responsible ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Announces ‘Magiki’ for Gulli, Super

Zodiak Kids announced at the MIFA content event in Annecy, France that it will be producing a new 52 x 11 animated series titled Magiki for Lagardere’s Gulli in France and DeAgostini’s ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Launches Multi-Brand YouTube Channels

Zodiak Kids announces the launch of two multi-brand YouTube Channels for kids and preschool audiences: ZeeKay and ZeeKay Junior. ZeeKay Junior comes to the platform with an established ... Continue Reading →

Carrington to Head Up New Zodiak Kids Studio

Zodiak Kids has minted a new operation called Zodiak Kids Studios that will encompass all of its production across the United Kingdom and France. The new operation will comprise Marathon ... Continue Reading →
Karen Vermeulen

Karen Vermeulen Named Head of Global Sales & Co-Pros at American Greetings

Zodiak Kids executive Karen Vermeulen is joining up with American Greetings Properties as the new Head of Global Sales and Co-Productions. Vermeulen’s appointment, which she will ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Scores Presales for ‘Get Blake’

Zodiak Kids has secured presales for new animated series Get Blake! (52 x 11), from its production company Marathon Media. Agreements have been inked with De Agostini Editore for Italian ... Continue Reading →