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Jim Henson’s HIP Secures Rights To Norway’s 'Elias'

The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and licensing banner acquires media distribution rights to new series Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, and global consumer products rights to the Elias property from Norway’s Animando.

Film Blogs

Award-winning 'Guard Dog Global Jam' To Open New Media Film Festival, Perry Chen to Attend Premiere as One of Creators

5th-grade award-winning film critic, animator, entertainment personality Perry Chen is the youngest of 75 animators who created “Guard Dog Global Jam,” which will have its Los Angeles Premiere at the New Media Film Festival on May 20, 2011 in Hollywood. Perry Chen will attend the red carpet premiere and audience Q&A on May 20 as the film opens the festival. “Guard Dog Global Jam” is based on Bill Plympton’s Oscar-nominated “Guard Dog.” It won “Best Experimental Film” at the ASIFA-EAST Animation Festival in May 2011.

Series Headline News

Al Jazeera Children's Channel Acquires Multiple Properties From DQE

DQ Entertainment, the Global entertainment production and distribution company together with Al Jazeera Children's Channel ("JCCTV"), are pleased to announce the signing of multiple exclusive broadcast agreements with 22 Arabic states for the broadcasting rights of three iconic DQE animated productions - 'The Jungle Book', 'New Adventures of Lassie' and 'Mysteries and Feluda'.

Henson Headline News

Jim Henson Designs The Scribbles For 4Kids

4Kids Entertainment has introduced The Scribbles, the newest irreverent character group derived from Jim Henson Designs, at the just concluded International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, showcasing 14 inventive new characters of the engaging collection along with product samples from Japan.

Global Headline News

Digital-Tutors Launches Latest Round of Training for Cinema 4D, Nuke & Softimage

Digital-Tutors, a leader in solution-based training for media and entertainment software, today continues to add to their award-winning online learning library with three highly-requested titles that aid in the creation of movies, video games and design including 'Modeling for Product Visualization in Cinema 4D,' 'Introduction to 3D in Nuke' and 'mental ray Rendering Workflows in Softimage: Global Illumination.'

Focus Headline News

Prime Focus Launches Global Rebrand

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 8:25am

Prime Focus, one of the world’s largest visual entertainment services groups, today announced the transformation of its global facilities - Prime Focus London, blue and Machine (UK), Post Logic and Frantic Films VFX (USA) and Prime Focus Group in India - into a single global company under a new Prime Focus brand.

Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation to Bring Dragon Training to Life

Press Release from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.

GLENDALE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it is in the early development stages on a live arena show based on its upcoming March 26, 2010 release, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. DreamWorks Animation is collaborating with the Australia-based Global Creatures, the international entertainment group specializing in live theatrical productions employing the latest in state-of-the-art animatronic technology, to conceive and execute the arena show.

Global Headline News

Sci Fi, 13th Street Launch on Ziggo in The Netherlands

Press Release from NBC Universal Global Networks

LONDON -- 29 April 2009 -- NBC Universal Global Networks has today confirmed a significant carriage deal with Holland's largest cable operator Ziggo, which will see its popular channels Sci Fi and 13th Street available to an additional 1.2 million subscribers across the Netherlands.

The agreement significantly increases coverage of its channels in The Netherlands as the long awaited Sci Fi and 13th Street join the well-established Hallmark Channel, currently already available on Ziggo.