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Headline News Imira Acquires Rights to The Lighthouse Island

Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has acquired worldwide distribution and licensing rights to two brand new series aimed at preschool and older which will line up alongside Lucky Fred on its MIPCOM slate.

Headline News Scholastic Celebrates 25 Years Of The Magic School Bus

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced that its 25th anniversary celebration of the global children’s science franchise The Magic School Bus will kick off next month in conjunction with the release of ‘THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: OCEANS’ for Nintendo DS and ‘THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: DINOSAURS’ for iPad.

Headline News Haven Season Finale Airs This Friday

Season Two of Syfy’s popular series Haven comes to a shattering conclusion on Friday, September 30 at 10PM (ET/PT) when the dead rise up, bringing shocking revelations to Audrey (Emily Rose), Nathan (Lucas Bryant) and Duke (Eric Balfour) and pointing to a coming battle which threatens to split the town forever.

Headline News Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Calls for Entries

As far as the animation world’s calendar for 2012 is concerned, the month of May will remain a firm date: for the19th time, the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film will offer directors and production companies a platform to present their films as well as an opportunity for the fans of animation film to watch animated short and feature films, meet well-known filmmakers and participate at workshops and presentations over a period of six days.

Headline News The Jim Henson Co. & Chick-Fil-A Team On Pajanimals Campaign

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with Chick-fil-A, the national restaurant chain specializing in chicken dishes, for a nationwide promotion in support of the preschool series, PAJANIMALS, debut on 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout in the U.S. this October.

Headline News Irwin's Moxie takes Grand Prix at Ottawa

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 9:16pm

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to an end with the highly anticipated closing ceremonies which were held this evening at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. OIAF organizers announced the 2011 winners of the official competition during the ceremonies.

Headline News DQ Ent. To Co-Produce Escape Hockey

Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, Enne Entertainment Studios and Spanish broadcaster RTVE are pleased to announce that DQ Entertainment has joined as co-production partner on new 3D animated series Escape Hockey.

Headline News Toei Animation Highlights Toriko at MIPCOM 2011

Toei Animation has set MIPCOM 2011 for the global distribution launch of TORIKO, the company’s newest animated hit series from Japan, it was announced by Kanji KAZAHAYA, Director, Global Licensing Business Department for Toei Animation.

Headline News Blizzard Pushes the Release of Diablo III

Despite a sterling record of always hitting its release targets, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that the expected launch window for Diablo III, the next title in the company’s critically acclaimed series of action role-playing games, will be moving into early 2012.

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