The adventures of Macky and Portia, first shown on Italian TV in 2009, are now for the first time available for Italian viewers to purchase on DVD in their native tongue.
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Komixx Entertainment Ltd announces an exclusive multi-book publishing deal with Random House Children’s Publishers UK for the pre-school TV animation series, “Toby’s Travelling Circus.”
Shawn Kelly leads a series of educational lectures and conducts shot breakdowns with exclusive studio footage for online animation school, Animation Mentor.
DUCK animates a cast of animal characters to promote the healthy additions to McDonald’s iconic Happy Meals for Leo Burnett.
Creative strategy and production company BigStar completes two major projects for clients ABC News and Food Network.
Hasbro Studios signs a production agreement with Malaysia's Vision Animation and Australia's Moody Street Kids.
CBeebies will be the UK broadcast partner for “Peter Rabbit,” a brand new CGI animated series from Penguin, Silvergate Media and Nickelodeon US.
Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios will produce a new feature length movie, starring Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang, set for release on November 25, 2015.
Aardman Rights partners with Kite Entertainment as the international distributor for animated kids series, “Science Fiction.”
Studio 100 Media signs a distribution agreement Montreal-based DVD distributor Imavision for the French-Canadian rights to the company’s new re-mastered classics.
The Visual Effects Society releases the schedule for its 2012 Summit, with a panel to be moderated by former AWN Senior Editor Bill Desowitz.
FME announces a series of international TV deals for the kids’ comedy series about a wannabe rock band, “Grojband.”
Sky Vision inks a new television distribution deal with leading digital Russian broadcaster Carousel TV for the hit pre-school show “City of Friends.”
UK broadcaster ITV secures season one and season two broadcast rights for Nickelodeon’s hotly anticipated new animation s eries, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
Planet Nemo joins forces with several major broadcasters to produce a brand new pre-school series, “What’s the Big Idea?”
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences grants a 2012 Primetime Engineering Emmy to Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom’s flagship storyboarding software.
Marvel Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan announce the return of Iron Man to the world of anime in an all-new feature-length film,” Iron Man: Rise of Technovore.”
Company unveils global model ensuring children a safe Internet experience; enhanced capabilities powered by Zui.com positions broadcasters worldwide as gateway to kid-friendly localized and branded content.
Debbie Macdonald to serve as Creative Consultant; Members of indie rock band Broken Social Scene to handle music; Bezhad Mansoori-Dara joins as Director of Photography.