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m4e/Telescreen Announce New Partnership with Kidobi

m4e/Telescreen and Kidobi today announced a new digital distribution partnership that will bring several animated series from the extensive m4e/Telescreen catalogue to Kidobi’s rapidly expanding online library. T

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Breakthrough Options Margaret Atwood’s Wandering Wenda & Friends

Breakthrough Entertainment has optioned Wandering Wenda & Friends, the critically-acclaimed children’s book series written by celebrated children’s author Margaret Atwood.

Henson Headline News

Henson to Develop 'Imaginocean' Animated Series

The Jim Henson Company is in development on a new animated children’s series, IMAGINOCEAN, based on the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, “John Tartaglia’sImaginOcean.”

Netflix Headline News

DHX Media Signs Netflix Deal

Netflix has acquired three DHX Media-produced preschool series: “Franny’s Feet,” “Bo On The Go!” and “Mighty Jungle” for its expanding kids’ entertainment offering.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Announces 2013 Digital Entertainment Creation Tools

Autodesk announced the 2013 versions of its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software and suites, used by leading artists working in film, game development, television and advertising.

Entertainment Headline News

CAKE Takes on Chapman Entertainment Titles

Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has agreed a deal with Chapman Entertainment to distribute the company’s entire catalogue of shows for the World excluding North America and the UK.

Animation Headline News

ANIS Announces Borge Ring Award

The Danish Animation Society (ANIS), host of the Danish Animation Awards every year in conjunction with Odense International Film Festival (OFF), announced that its main award will be called “The Borge Ring Award.”

Creative Headline News

Trollbäck Expands into Europe

New York-based design and branding studio Trollbäck + Company announced its expansion into Europe with the opening of Trollbäck + Company Zurich, led by Creative Director Christina Rüegg.

Spot Headline News

Pixomondo Drives 'Faster Than Disaster' Spot For MINI China

Pixomondo joined forces with Chinese advertising agency Interone Beijing (a BBDO agency) to create the latest viral spot, "Faster Than Disaster," for MINI China.

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Cartoon Art Museum Celebrates 60 Years of 'MAD'

The Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, “What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD” celebrates the rich history of MAD from the original comic book through the black-and-white magazine to its latest incarnation as a full-color bi-monthly publication supplemented by online content.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Boosts Animation and Live Action Teams

Nickelodeon has promoted veteran staffers Jenna Boyd to Senior Vice President of Animation Development and Brian Wright to Senior Vice President of Live Action Development.

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Cause & [Effect] Creates Dora and Thalia Duet

New York-based production house Cause & [Effect] created the music video/promo featuring Mexican pop sensation Thalia, “Canta Canta Canta” for “Dora the Explorer” on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr.

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Fabric Engine's High-Performance Dev Platform Launches

Software engineering company Fabric Engine announced the v1.0 launch of its high-performance computing platform, Fabric Engine.

Series Headline News

Distribution360 Licenses 'Olive the Ostrich' to Nickelodeon Int'l

Distribution360 announced a multi-territory deal for the Blue-Zoo-produced preschool series "Olive the Ostrich" to air on Nick Jr. Channels across Europe, Asia, and Latin America.