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preschool Headline News

Entertainment One Takes Controlling Stake in ‘Peppa Pig’

Fifty-two new episodes of preschool sensation ‘Peppa Pig’ currently in production; brand’s expansive international presence now includes over 700 licensing agreements globally.

41 Entertainment Headline News

41E Appoints BRB as Iberian Agent for ‘Kong - King of the Apes’

Commissioned by Netflix, original CGI animation series from 41 Entertainment is targeted at kids and introduced through a feature-length film that will be followed by 12 half-hour episodes starting in 2016.

Bardel Entertainment Headline News

Bardel Entertainment Launches New B.C. Animation Studio

Located in in British Columbia’s downtown Kelowna, new animation studio provides services for a diverse slate of partners including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

Licensing Headline News

NBC Kids Sprout Acquires ‘Sydney Sailboat’

Produced by Essential Media and Entertainment in association with Shambles Communications, Ideate Media, Telegael Teoranta and Lemon Sky, CG-animated preschool series was commissioned by ABC KIDS.

Licensing Headline News

SND Acquires Season 2 of Les Armateurs’ ‘Martine’

French distributor bringing the completed season of ‘Zoom the White Dolphin,’ ‘Nicole Lambert’s Triplets’ and ‘Petz Club’ to buyers at this year’s MIP Jr. European animation marketplace.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Hotel Transylvania 2' Sets New September Record With $47.5M Debut

The Adam Sandler-led CG-animated sequel ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ sets a new opening weekend record for the month of September, marking the best start ever for a Sony Pictures Animation title.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Peg + Cat’

Canadian preschool channel Treehouse acquires second season to the Emmy-winning series, while Germany’s Super RTL and France’s Canal+ Family and Piwi+ picks up an additional 40 episodes of season one.

Radical Sheep Headline News

Radical Sheep Options Three New Properties

Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions acquires the rights to three new properties -- ‘Desmond Pucket,’ ‘Sprinkle and the Sweet Sugar Magics,’ and ‘Dinoswords’ -- in time for MIPCOM and MIP Jr.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Announces Multiple Sales of ‘Guess How Much I Love You’

Licenses for award-winning preschool classic ‘Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare’ secured with NA distributor NCircle Entertainment, and broadcasters Z@pp in the Netherlands and Minimini in Poland.

Little Airplane Productions Headline News

Little Airplane Bringing ‘Domo’ Special to MIP Jr.

Little Airplane Productions joins forces with NHK, NEP and Big Tent Entertainment on new long-form production for online sensation ‘Domo.’