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Former Arc exec joins Atomic Cartoons

Canadian studio Atomic Cartoons has hired Matthew Berkowitz as head of development. The new recruit was most recently at Arc Productions, the Toronto-based studio that closed earlier this year amid financial difficulties before Jam Filled Entertainment acquired the assets at auction. At Arc, Berkowitz oversaw the slate and worked with Arc customers and partners including […]

Alvin exec buys The Simpsons studio

Historic animation studio Film Roman, which is behind The Simpsons, has sold to Steve Waterman’s film and television production company for an undisclosed amount. Waterman Entertainment has bought the company from Starz Media, which is part of the Starz premium cable business. Waterman was an executive producer on films such as Alvin and the Chipmunks […]

Brenda Wooding launching new kids company at MIPCOM

Brenda Wooding is launching a new production and distribution firm at MIPCOM, Kid Glove, and launch a new property Viking Kong. The new company will be organised into three divisions, creative/production, distribution and consultancy. The creative part of the business will develop content that previously fell under the B Wooding banner including Project Evo and […]