Toy giant Hasbro posted a first-quarter loss as the company’s U.S. and Canadian sales declined 16 percent, masking across-the-board growth abroad, particularly by Latin America.
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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.
Leading kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE has today announced the appointment of Helen Blayney as VP of International Sales, alongside two internal promotions within the sales team.
Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc. and Namco Bandai announced a multi-territory partnership for the master toy license covering distribution of toys throughout the Americas.
The deadline for entries for the 20th edition of the International Animation Festival of Brazil, ANIMA MUNDI 2012, is March 22.
Nickelodeon Latin America and One Laptop per Child, a nonprofit whose mission is to help provide every child in the world access to a modern education, announced today the winner of their competition in which primary school children across Central and South America were challenged to use their XO laptops to create videos focused on creating a better environment.
Nelvana Enterprises is pleased to announce that it has sold three new comedy series to Cartoon Network Latin America.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced it will launch its popular kids’ programming brands throughout Latin America.
Vicon, developer of motion capture systems for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, announced that Gyroscopik Studios, one of Mexico’s largest 3D animation and VFX facilities, is opening Latin America’s largest Vicon motion capture stage at the new Chapala Media Park near their headquarters in Guadalajara, Mexico – the region’s filmmaking hub.
Toei Animation has secured major Latin American broadcast deals in Mexico and Colombia for Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Kai, it was announced today by Eduardo Lucio, Senior Sales Manager for Toei Animation.
Continuing the prolific global expansion of its flagship multiplatform property, POCOYO, Zinkia Entertainment has secured a number of new licensing partners for the popular children’s brand across Asia and Latin America.
Argentina-based Distribution Co. has picked up the rights to the Mexican-Argentinean co-production TOP CAT, based on the Hanna-Barbera character, reports Variety.
Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion has secured new licensing and retail deals for Mr. Men and Little Miss in Brazil through its agent Exim Licensing.
Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed a number of deals across its portfolio in Latin America, with sales to Brazil, Argentina and Ecuador.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, has partnered with Falabella, a leading department store in Latin America, to launch an exclusive Thomas & Friends direct to retail program in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Debuting internationally ahead of its U.S. premiere this weekend, RIO flew away with the biggest international opening of the year thus far, writes The Hollywood Reporter. Opening in 72 markets, the animated comedy made approximately $55 million.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, is pleased to announce three new publishing deals for Barney, Thomas & Friends, and for the first time, Angelina Ballerina, in Latin America.
ZIO Studios announced the key hire as part of its current expansion phase in which it will be developing next-generation 3D social and mobile games, as well as its own animation titles for film and television.
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.
ZIO Studios, one of Latin America’s leading animation and gaming companies, announced today it closed its first institutional funding round for $1.3 million from fund manager Promotora through its venture capital arm, which focuses on technology, software, and life sciences investments in the region.
Toei Animation announced today that it has finalized new licensing and merchandising deals in Latin America for several of the company’s animated properties.
The 19th edition of the International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi 2011 takes place from July 15 to 24 in Rio de Janeiro and from July 27 to 31 in Sao Paulo.
Toei Animation announced today that Cartoon Network Latin America has acquired the broadcast rights to the new anime series, Dragon Ball Kai – Freeze Saga, while also renewing Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball GT.
There isn’t a kid alive (or big kid, commonly known as “adults” for that matter) who doesn’t wish for the power to transform. Artistic Image captured that fantasy, transforming it into a magnetic concept for a series of graphic-driven openings, teasers, and bumpers about a boy with the ability to morph into alien creatures.