Norway’s Animando has hired a former CBBC executive to revamp and relaunch the company’s Elias: The Little Rescue Boat, c21 Media reports. Theresa Plummer-Andrews will consult with Animando to make the new series–originally developed by Filmkameratene–more internationally palatable. The original series, which ran seven years ago, was a great success in Scandinavia.
A SQUARED ENTERTAINMENT AND TATA ELXSI ANNOUNCE GLOBAL JOINT VENTURE A2E2 New Company Will Team Kids Industry Veterans Andy & Amy Heyward with Visual Computing Labs (a division of Tata Elxsi)- Asia’s Premier Animation & Visual Effects Studio, part of India’s Largest Conglomerate, Tata Group USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Dean, Elizabeth Daley, to Join […]
The outbreak of riots and fires across England has claimed Sony’s main optical disc distribution warehouse. Amongst the companies who kept stock on the site were Beez Entertainment, the European arm of Bandai’s home video releases. At current they suspect all stock may have been lost as a result. Beez have announced that no staff […]
The MCM Expo group has announced two further special guests appearing at their London Expo set for this May. 2000 AD, the long running British sci-fi comic which is home to Judge Dredd amongst others, will mark its first attendance at the event. The title will have a booth selling discounted merchandise in addition to […]
* Canadian and Korean networks have acquired local rights to DQE’s 3D-animated Jungle Book series. [PR Newswire] * Al Jazeera Children’s Channel has picked up Middle Eastern rights to the upcoming Rob the Robot animated series. [c21 Media] * Irish, Canadian, and Scandinavian broadcasters have joined UK and Australian networks in picking up Poppy Cat, […]
France Télévisions and Super RTL have picked up rights to the new television series Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention, c21 Media reports. The live-action/animation mix has already been picked up by broadcasters in the UK, Australia and other territories. Additionally, Télévisions has bought the rights to the four Wallace and Gromit shorts and the […]