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MIP Junior Spotlight: Home Plate Entertainment

CANNES: After working in the skateboarding industry for nearly 20 years, Rob Dyrdek has taken his talents into the TV arena with Wild Grinders, which is featured among the top offerings from Home Plate Entertainment.   Bill Schultz, the CEO and executive producer at Home Plate Entertainment, says that securing additional ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: Mediatoon Distribution

CANNES: The popularity of the Belgian comic strip Le Petit Spirou should provide a solid boost for sales on the series Little Spirou for Mediatoon Distribution.   The show has already been acquired by M6, RTBF and Nickelodeon Asia, notes Jérôme Alby, the deputy general manager of Mediatoon Distribution, which ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: Nerd Corps Entertainment

CANNES: Coming up with original, character-driven kids’ content is how Nerd Corp Entertainment approaches the global marketplace, according to Ken Faier, the company’s president.   “Endangered Species and League of Super Evil are great examples of this approach, and it’s been very successful for us in the international arena,” he says. ...

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DreamWorks Classics Makes its Debut

CANNES: DreamWorks Classics, formed from DreamWorks Animation’s acquisition of Classic Media, is making its inaugural outting in Cannes.  DreamWorks Animation is slated to present a pair of animated television series based on the features How to Train Your Dragon and Turbo. DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk, inspired by DreamWorks’ film ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: Hasbro Studios

CANNES: The 52×30-minute mission-based adventure show Rescue Bots from Hasbro Studios, available at MIPCOM this week, targets younger Transformers fans. It is for “little boys who want a big-boy experience,” says Finn Arnesen, the senior VP of international distribution and development at Hasbro Studios. “What’s really exciting is with this ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: Nottingham Forest Media Advisors

CANNES: The primary focus for Nottingham Forest Media Advisors at MIP Junior is to unveil Sendokai Champions as a brand-new property, says David Pérez Andrés, the company’s director of business development and sales.   “In addition, we expect to set up co-production meetings with strong international partners for the second season ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: ohm:tv

CANNES: Formats and animated fillers targeting teens and young adults have been the core offerings from ohm:tv for some time now, but as of late, kids’ programming has entered the mix.   “Our goal at this year’s MIPCOM is to network and meet with producers of kids’ programs and start ...

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MIP Junior Spotlight: Portfolio Entertainment

CANNES: Based on the popular Dr. Seuss character, the animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is airing in more than 85 countries.   “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! continues to be a favorite around the planet,” says Louis Fournier, ...

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Edebé Audiovisual Licensing Highlights Year of Success

BARCELONA: Edebé Audiovisual Licensing has had a solid year thus far in terms of sales and productions, and will present some of these highlights during an event organized by Audiovisual from Spain at the Hotel Martinez during MIPCOM. Eva Fontanals, the managing director of the Barcelona-based company, said: “2012 has ...

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