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Israel’s Hop! & YLE buy from Russia’s ‘Claymotions’ prodco SMF Studio

Broadcasters and distributors in the Middle East, Europe, the Baltics and China have picked up animated children’s content produced by Russia’s SMF Studio, following a slew of deals struck at MIPCOM. Claymotions distributor Jetpack inked agreements with Israel’s Hop!, while SMF Studio has also partnered with Finnish broadcaster YLE to distribute the show in the […]

News brief: KiKa buys Irish toon

German children’s channel KiKa has acquired Irish animated preschool series ­Joe & Jack from Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment. The 39x7mins series will beginning broadcasting on the public channel on May 12. Czech channel Česká Televise has also recently picked up rights. Produced by Ireland’s Dancing Girl Productions, Joe & Jack has aired on Irish pubcaster […]