Canadian animation outfit Amberwood Entertainment has sold preschool series The Secret World of Benjamin Bear into Slovenia. RTS has licensed exclusive broadcast rights to the animated series in the region, as well as rights to several animated specials, covering a total of ten titles. [Source: C21Media]
Cartoon Network Asia Pacific has picked up Planet Sketch from Decode, C21Media reports. The sale comes on the heels of recent deals with Cartoon Network Latin America, ABC Australia, and South African broadcaster M-Net.
Fuji Television Network and Production IG have partnered on a jointly owned digital post-production studio, AWN reports, citing Variety. Opening its doors in January, Fuji IG Laboratory for Movies will work on animation, live-action and, in conjunction with Skywalker Sound, sound design.
A panel of animators, directors and visual effects experts will take part in a dialogue on the evolution of animation, “The Animated Performance: Animation Invades Live Action,” on Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30pm at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. The program will feature clips from animated and live-action features including Snow White […]
IDT Ent. will celebrate Christmas with its first CG-animated special, The Happy Elf, airing December 2, 2005, from 8:00pm – 9:00pm on NBC, AWN reports. The Happy Elf tells the story of Eubie the Elf, one of Santa’s helpers whose enthusiastic, rose-colored view of the holiday season is tested when he sets out to save […]
Mobile publisher MFORMA has released its latest Marvel title, Ultimate Spider-Man. The new action platformer, based on Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man comic character and Activision, Inc.’s console video game of the same title, is now available to mobile users in the U.S. and Europe and will soon be available in Asia. The game features superior graphics […]
Nelvana Home Entertainment and Criterion Pictures have announced the finalization of a five-year agreement for the non-theatrical distribution of titles from Nelvana’s library of animated programming. Under the terms of the deal, Criterion Pictures picks up distribution rights to Anatole (episodes 1 to 26), Babar (episodes 1 to 78), The Berenstain Bears (episodes 1 to […]
Sumner M. Redstone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., today announced that Carl D. Folta will assume the newly created role of Executive Vice President of the Office of the Chairman in 2006, following the separation of the organization into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Folta will serve as chief representative of the […]