9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Geographical Region: Africa
For the second year running, Triggerfish Animation Studios receives the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation for their second feature film, ‘Khumba.’
As part of the company’s transmedia strategy, Triggerfish Animation Studios partners with indie gaming outfit Sijo to release Khumba The Game.
DHX Media signs a number of international deals for its hugely successful series, Yo Gabba Gabba!, with broadcasters in several key territories committing to continue airing the show.
In preparation for the U.S. release of its second CG-animation feature, South Africa-based Triggerfish Animation Studios unveils the first official film trailer for Khumba.
Disney Channel acquires Guru Studio’s hit preschool show for its channels in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, extending the show’s reach throughout every continent.
International children’s channel KidsCo licenses CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest.
Following a 15-year career at Disney, veteran executive Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International as its SVP and chief kids content officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
IncrediBuild, an all-in-one solution, allows faster development time and reduction in build time for all game consoles.
Cape Town-based animation training institution The Animation School represents South Africa at the 2013 annual Annecy Festival, with Michael Hlatswayo, one of the school’s top three performing students, selected to attend the event.
RGH Entertainment eyes more magic from “The Wizard of Oz” creator with new animated feature film inspired by L. Frank Baum’s “Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.”
Gentlemen Scholar goes all out for QF Radio to create an elegant campaign blending visual representations of radio, tributes to the distinct cultural elements of Qatar with features from the radio station’s music, sports and entertainment programming.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel acquires the rights to a selection of Disney’s popular kids and family content.
ASIFA Egypt organizes a workshop for African animators during the second edition of the Luxor African Film Festival, to be held March 15-24, 2013.
Henson Awards New Licenses for critically-acclaimed preschool series “Pajanimals” to Disney Junior for EMEA and Latin American territories.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) will participate at MIPCOM & MIPJunior exhibitions due to be held in Cannes, France, early in the coming week.
Global pre-school channel JimJam, part of Chello Zone’s portfolio of channels, has acquired two playful animation series, “Monkey See, Monkey Do” and “MuMuHug.”
Leading European production and distribution company Millimages has secured a far-reaching multi-territory deal with Nickelodeon for its highly successful pre-school show “Louie.”
Gruppo Alcuni announced that the hit series "SLASH://" has just been picked up by Al Jazeera Children’s Channel for the MENA region.