Selected storytellers include Lucy Heavens, one of the writers on the breakout South African animation hit ‘Supa Strikas,’ which is broadcast in 120 countries around the world.
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Portfolio Entertainment signs its first set of international sales deals for new animated series with Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific, Turner’s Kids Networks in EMEA, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia and ABC Australia.
Triggerfish Animation Studios opens continent-wide storytelling talent search in Africa with the launch of the Triggerfish Story Lab; studio to invest US$3.5 million over three years.
Fuelled by the company’s parks and resorts, Disney beats analysts’ predictions, pushing the company’s shares to new highs of more than $113.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
Coming out of its official launch at MIP Junior, animated comedy series produced by French studio Je Suis Bien Content is sold to Disney for broadcast in Japan, Southeast Asia and Latin America.
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
Thanks to a multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network and The Walt Disney Company, Disney Junior is now available to DISH Network subscribers.
The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.