Tag Archives: kids’ animation

Raphaelle Mathieu promoted to EVP, Cyber Group Studios

Cyber Group Studios has announced that Raphaelle Mathieu, formerly Senior Vice President Sales, Digital and Acquisitions, has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President. Already a member of the management board, Mathieu, in her new capacity, will oversee all commercial activities of the company worldwide and work …

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Signature Publishing partners with One Animation for Oddbods magazine

Signature Publishing and One Animation have inked a deal to launch a dedicated Oddbods-themed issue of Signature’s successful changing-theme magazine for preschool children, ‘ADVENTURES WITH’. Under the partnership, the ‘ADVENTURES WITH Oddbods’ issue will go on sale in the UK from 10 February. One Animation’s Oddbods is a global phenomenon, …

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Jetpack brokers three new deals for Moley

Jetpack Distribution has announced three new deals that will see the top-ranking CGI animated series Moley (52 x 11 minutes) and the 30-minute special Master Moley: By Royal Invitation hit free-to-air screens in Germany and New Zealand, and TV screens in Brazil. German public service broadcaster ZDF has acquired the free TV and video-on-demand (VOD) rights. The special launched in …

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WildBrain to bring Jay Ward Productions’ classic animation IPs to a new generation

Kids’ and family entertainment company WildBrain and Jay Ward Productions have signed an agreement across distribution, production and licensing for the entire portfolio of classic Ward-owned IP that includes such legendary properties as George of the Jungle, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Dudley Do-Right, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Super Chicken and more. …

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Masha and the Bear ranked as top in-demand preschool show

Animaccord’s hit animation Masha and the Bear has reached new heights over the past 12 months, most notably reaching 100 billion views on YouTube. According to Parrot Analytics, in 2021 Masha and the Bear was the number-one preschool show worldwide, with 36 times more demand than the average show – putting it in …

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The Point.1888 appoints sub-agent Playology to expand programme for TV’s The Raccoons

The Point.1888 has signed Playology International as a sub-agent for Canada to explore new and existing licensing opportunities and partnerships for The Raccoons. Playology is charged with delivering a licensing programme that will capitalise on the recent resurgence that the TV series has seen, with fans eager for more access and …

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Genius Brands to launch Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse following acquisition of Ameba TV

Genius Brands International has announced that it will be launching its subscription-based Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse on April 15, 2022, at $3.99/month. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will be anchored by technology from the acquisition of Ameba TV, a rapidly growing children’s video streaming service. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will include all the popular programmes …

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YouTube Originals greenlights new episodes of hit Korean animated series Pinkfong Wonderstar

YouTube Originals today announced the new episode pick-up of Pinkfong Wonderstar, SmartStudy’s popular animated series, returning with new adventures this November. The 13 new episodes of the series will be sequentially released on Pinkfong’s Korean and English official YouTube channels and will be available on the YouTube Kids app from …

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The Clangers announce magical musical plans

International rights owner Coolabi Group and its BAFTA award winning kids show, Clangers, are celebrating a host of musical activations for the much-loved brand including partnerships with Nordoff Robbins, Amazon (for the brand-new Clangers Talk Kids+ Edition), a licensing deal with tonies and an official Clangers album release with Grammy Award winning composer, …

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Australia’s Blinky Bill lands first clothing collection with BIG W

The popular Australian animated character, Blinky Bill has partnered with Caprice Australia and Cotton Australia for the launch of an extensive summer range of clothing for infants, kids, and adults with BIG W. Now available in-store and online, the branded range includes sleepwear for both infants and kids as well …

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