Leading family entertainment producer, distributor and licensor, Chorion, is expanding its Americas team with the appointment of key executive talent.
Wayne Stamps (Moesha, The Proud Family, Phil of the Future, Just Jordan, Da Jammies) is ready to rock the world of politics – and comedy – with a highly imaginative and piercingly poignant animated series, B-Rock.
Mondo TV, a leading Italian producer of original programming for global television, has named Chicago-based domestic distributor Showplace Television Syndication as the exclusive U.S. sales representative for Mondo’s slate of FCC educational compliant animated kids’ series, it was jointly announced by Matteo Corradi, Board Member & Senior VP of Mondo TV and Hal Pontious, Chief Executive Officer of Showplace Television Syndication.
Disney Junior, a new multiplatform destination for kids age 2-7, one that reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary, will debut MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14 (8:30 a.m., ET/PT), anchored by the new animated series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates."
Is that a sniffle? Have a dose of fun medicine and get ready to dance and sing with the all-new DVD release Yo Gabba Gabba: Let’s Visit the Doctor!
Dream Theatre Private Limited, an entertainment company based in Mumbai, has won the exclusive licensing and merchandising rights from HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment producers and right’s owners, for renowned pre-school brands – ‘Thomas & Friends’ and ‘Bob the Builder’ across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Cartoonist and animator Michael Jantze is teaching a Master Class on January 8th at the Charles M. Schulz Museum.
There’s trouble off the shore of Pontypandy in the new CG-animated Fireman Sam adventures ‘Choppy Waters’, available on DVD from 24 January 2011 with a RRP of £12.99.
Mystical moonstones, creepy creatures and unlikely romances are on the docket for Mystery Inc. in Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, an all-new, live action movie featuring an exclusive extended cut of the film with never-before-seen music sequences coming to Blu-Ray™ and DVD March 1, 2011 from Warner Premiere and Cartoon Network.
Corus Entertainment’s YTV is giving kids and their families another reason to curl up this winter and spend more quality time together with its new Sunday movie block, Big Fun Movies.
MTV Networks International (MTVNI), a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and OJSC WebTV, which is a part of WebMediaGroup internet-holding, one of the largest players on the market of user services and electronic commerce, are pleased to announce a deal to distribute 14 seasons of South Park on-line, on one of Russia’s largest entertainment video portals - Zoomby.ru.
Novel Entertainment is launching an iPhone App based on the hit CITV-commissioned animated series Horrid Henry.
KidScreen Summit 2011 is offering delegates a comprehensive conference program featuring unparalleled access to some of the world’s leading kids entertainment executives and networking opportunities designed to inform, inspire and invigorate new business.
The appetite for Little Airplane Productions’ new short-form, animated series “Small Potatoes” continues to grow with new programme deals agreed with Canal + and Piwi in France and Finland’s YLE.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), and Turner Broadcasting, EMEA, have agreed to a programming deal covering four key properties including Transformers Prime, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Pound Puppies and My Little Pony.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it will bring Me and My Shadow, an original project, to the big screen in March of 2013.
Spearmark International, leading UK manufacturers of child safe lighting and housewares, have announced that they are set to produce two brand new lunchware products featuring top brand Sonic the Hedgehog.
Corus Entertainment’s Nickelodeon (Canada) is giving kids two new reasons to tune into Nick as the network welcomes T.U.F.F. Puppy, a new 2D animated comedy from hit-maker Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents) and the new CGI animated comedy series Planet Sheen this January.
Dublin based animation company, Igloo Animations, launched their latest product GimmeTheShortVersion.com. The award winning animators have created a website to explain seemingly complex issues relating to the Government, Finance and the Environment.
The Writers Guild of America has releases its list of nominees for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation.