Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi announces a second season of its much loved and hugely popular pre-school series, Poppy Cat.
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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM makes a deal with Viacom International Media Networks to add hundreds of hours of popular reality TV series, comedy and children's entertainment on the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Paris-based sales company Elle Driver acquires international distribution rights to Italian animated feature, The Art of Happiness, by Alessandro Rak.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Wombles Copyright Holdings and Dramatico Entertainment reveal plans to relaunch the iconic British brand, including a new series for a slot on UK-based Channel 5′s Milkshake block in 2015.
UK public broadcaster CBeebies adds another new preschool series -- Chop Chop! -- to its slate, created by Oscar-nominated director Grant Orchard in collaboration with Studio AKA.
Irish producer-distributor Monster Entertainment is developing an animated series, Fuzzyworld, co-produced by Avalon Films and Alastair Swinnerton’s Toonspace.
London design/animation studio We Are Formation turns to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake, a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against NBA star Blake Griffin.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Hornet director Mikey Please completes a new animated short, The Jolly Dot, made in collaboration with Dan Ojari, the lead animator on Please’s award-winning Marilyn Myller.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni presents its new 3D stereoscopic CG animated feature, Pet Pals in Windland, at the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Tricon Films & Television acquires new animated series Wildernuts as it launches Tricon Kids & Family Division at Mipcom Junior.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn to deliver closing keynote session at the 2013 VIEW Conference, running October 15-18.
BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment announces the release of Scotland’s first full-length animated feature film, Sir Billi, voiced by Sean Connery, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming.
Mind Candy confirms Moshi Monsters The Movie, the first ever Moshi Monster movie, set for a UK and Ireland release December 20.
eOne reveals the UK licensing program for upcoming CG animated movie, Justin and the Knights of Valour.
International children’s channel KidsCo licenses CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
Industrial Light & Magic’s new Chief Creative Officer to highlight Italy’s largest computer graphics conference.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announce highlights of their portfolio for Brand Licensing Europe 2013.