Zodiak Sends ‘Floogals’ Down Under & Beyond

Zodiak Kids has scored further sales for preschool series Floogals, securing broadcast deals with ABC (Australia), Cartoonito and DeAJunior (Italy) and BBC Alba (Gaelic-speaking UK). ... Continue Reading →

Boat Rocker’s Jam Filled Ent. Acquires Arc Assets

Jam Filled Entertainment — a full service Canadian animation company recently acquired by Boat Rocker Media — has purchased the principal assets of recently shuttered Arc ... Continue Reading →

Jam Filled Eyes Arc Productions Buy

Following the dramatic closure of Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment (itself recently acquired as a subsidiary of Boat Rocker Media) has moved to acquire ... Continue Reading →

Toronto’s Arc Productions Shutters

Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, formerly Starz Animation up until 2011, has halted operations and locked up its offices. CEO Tom Murray stated in a written note to employees ... Continue Reading →
Gwen Hughes

Gwen Hughes Upped to COO at Zodiak Kids Studios

Zodiak Kids has announced key staffing changes to its production entity, Zodiak Kids Studios — which encompasses all production across the U.K. and France. These transitions include ... Continue Reading →

‘LoliRock’ Attunes to France and Italy

Zodiak Kids girls’ property LoliRock is ready to play to crowds in France and Italy this spring through new broadcasting deals. France Televisions will launch 13 new episodes of season ... Continue Reading →

AVOD Platform batteryPOP Picks up Zodiak Toons

Zodiak Kids has sold AVOD right for two of its animated series — LoliRock season one and Get Blake! — to online ad-supported platform batteryPOP. The deal makes the toons ... Continue Reading →
Patricia de Wilde

Patricia de Wilde Named Director of Marketing for TeamTO

Paris-based studio TeamTO has promoted consultant Patricia de Wilde to the permanent position of Director of Marketing and New Business for the entire TeamTO group. The appointment ... Continue Reading →

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 →