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Lawless Appointed to Represent Paddy’s Pages

LOS ANGELES: Lawless Entertainment has become the worldwide licensing and merchandising representative for the preschool series Paddy’s Pages. The appointment was made by Toonz Animation. The show chronicles the adventures of 6-year-old Paddy, who is a lover of reading. Paddy reads stories and finds his own endings to them. “We ...

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Maya the Bee Returns to Russian Market

SCHELLE/MOSCOW: Studio 100 International and Rio License have teamed up for the creation of a line of toys, games, books, magazines and candy based on the children’s brand Maya the Bee for the Russian market. This fall Grand Toys will launch a line of Maya the Bee plush and wooden ...

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Tricon Buys Markle Productions Preschool Series

TORONTO: JiggiJump, which combines live action and 3D animation, has been picked up by Tricon Films & Television for its catalogue. The 25×5-minute energetic and musical show is meant to make young children want to move around. The story follows characters Judy and David as they travel to 3D destinations, ...

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New Sales for Alphanim

VINCENNES: Alphanim has notched up a number of new agreements with broadcasters across Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and in Brazil. Pok & Mok was picked up by Discovery Kids for its Asian feeds. The show also went to EBS in South Korea, YLE in Finland and Canal+ in Poland. The Polish channel ...

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CAKE Highlights Season Two of Angelo Rules

LONDON: CAKE is bringing to MIPCOM a second season of the kids’ series Angelo Rules. Deals have already been signed with Cartoon Network in Europe, Latin America and Asia as well as with Super RTL. The second season is a co-production between TeamTO, CAKE and TÉLÉTOON. Tom Van Waveren, the ...

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BRB Internacional Reveals Catalogue for BLE

MADRID: BRB Internacional, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, is set to present several titles at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe (BLE), including InviZimals. The company is slated to showcase new licenses for Spain and Portugal, including InviZimals. The show is inspired by video games from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe ...

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Disney Channels Worldwide Makes Promotions

BURBANK: Development executives Jennilee Cummings and Niki Reed have been bumped up at Disney Channels Worldwide. Jennilee Cummings has taken on the title of VP of Disney Channel and Disney XD original series, and Nikki Reed has been upped to VP of Disney Channel original movies. Cummings, who joined Disney ...

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Saban Brands Adds Digimon to Portfolio

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands has purchased the rights to the Digimon franchise. The Japanese anime series follows the story of digital monsters from a parallel universe who battle evil. Digimon Fusion, the latest installment, will be launched this MIPCOM. Aside from Asia, international distribution of the new season and 250×30-minute ...

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Nottingham Forest Picks Up New Animated Film

MADRID: Nottingham Forest has scored the licensing, merchandising and advertising rights in Europe and Asia for the 3D film Foosball, set for release in August 2013. Foosball is directed by Juan José Campanella, the winner of an Oscar for The Secret in Their Eyes, and produced by Jempsa, Plural and ...

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9 Story Extends Almost Naked Animals Brand

TORONTO: 9 Story Entertainment is building on the success of the Almost Naked Animals series with the release of the DVD Almost Naked Animals: It’s My Party as well as a new multiplatform extensions that include a dedicated website, online game and e-commerce site. The new DVD is targeted kids ...

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