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Emerging kids studios

In spite of the challenges, some studios that had been offering services on a work-for-hire basis are starting to build content creation into their business models, reports Jane Marlow. The fact that a company with the global reputation of Framestore started to “covertly” road test the idea of content creation two years ago gives an […]

News brief: JimJam bags Boj

Children’s pay TV broadcaster JimJam has acquired rights to UK toon Boj in Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa. The deal, which distributor Union Media brokered, will see the 52x11mins preschool series airing on the AMC Networks International UK-owned channel in more than 100 territories. It will premiere on four feeds – Benelux, pan-Europe, […]

Netflix UK, YFE among Toot buyers

Netflix in the UK, Disney in Australia and Germany-based YFE have acquired Toot the Tiny Tugboat from Twofour Rights. The Channel 5-commissioned 52x11mins preschool show, which also runs on Cartoonito on UK pay TV, is based on Sebastien Braun’s book and follows an ambitious tugboat and his friends. “Toot the Tiny Tugboat is a beautifully […]

Turner ties up Toot the Tiny Tugboat

Turner Broadcasting System has acquired UK pay TV rights for Toot the Tiny Tugboat the local feed of its preschool channel Cartoonito. The animated series will broadcast on Cartoonito UK early next year. It follows an eager young tugboat in his first year of service at a harbour. Sean Gorman, director, kids channels, UK and […]