HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, has today announced an extensive deal with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that gives the broadcaster additional TV rights to over 60 hours of programming from HIT’s vast catalogue of quality children’s shows.
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At the close of the third UTS: Sydney International Animation Festival the winners of the Blue Egg and Teen Choice were announced.
Flying Bark Productions today confirmed a Blinky Bill 3D feature film will commence production this year and two of the animation industry’s most respected creative talents have signed on as Director and Line Producer.
Moonscoop has announced a host of sales for its pre-school animated series SAM SAM, reports Variety.
Method Studios, the visual effects group within the Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, announced today the addition of three facilities in Australia, further expanding Method’s already established network of studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, and Haven Licensing, have today announced the appointment of Big Balloon as Australian toy licensee for popular pre-school brands Fireman Sam and Bob the Builder.
Yoram Gross’ films will represent Australian animation at the Chitrakatha’11 international festival in India, from October 19 to 23.
Zoobabu, the new series from BRB Internacional in 3D stereoscopic, has just signed the first agreements that will take its fun-filled guessing programs to kids practically the world over.
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has bolstered its relationship with The Walt Disney Company’s television group following strong sales of two key programmes to Disney Channels.
Short animated film ”Nullarbor” by Melbourne’s The Lampshade Collective received the Yoram Gross Animation Award at the Sydney Film Festival over the weekend.
Sydney Opera House today announced the return of the global GRAPHIC animation competition as part of the GRAPHIC 2011 festival of storytelling, animation and music.
The creator of classics Blinky Bill and Dot and the Kangaroo will judge the final section of Canberra Short Film Festival as part of a three member panel.
Shotgun Software, developers of the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system, announced today that the visual effects units of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group have purchased a multi-site Shotgun license to seamlessly connect its global facilities, which include Method Studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London; Postmodern in Sydney, and Rushes in London.
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Cartoon Network has acquired the rights to Tianjin North Film Studio's 3-D feature LEGEND OF THE RABBIT, reports Variety.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 has become the highest grossing installment in the Harry Potter franchise in international markets.
Aiming to deepen its ties with Hollywood movie studios and assume a position among the top rank of global visual effects providers, Rising Sun Pictures has tapped Marc Sadeghi as Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development and Marketing.
Cookie Jar Ent. has hired John Morris as SVP of TV sales and co-productions for U.K., Benelux, Australia and New Zealand, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Cartoon Network is continuing its support of local Australian original content with the acquisition of a package of 10 new children’s short-form series from Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).
DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a hat trick of deals to bring much-anticipated new preschool show Rastamouse to new international territories.
Soda Pictures is hosting a content to celebrate the U.K. theatrical release of the stop-motion feature MARY & MAX, directed by Oscar-winner Adam Elliot.
On Thursday, Actors Equity NZ and its parent Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance will meet with the Screen Production and Development Agency to discuss the issues the actors' guild has with the treatment of actors in New Zealand, according to The Hollywood Reporter.