TRC Family Entertainment, a new Malta-based multi-platform company targeting kids and parents, has launched and former Disney Consumer Products chairman Andy Mooney has joined as co-chairman.
Specialty channel ad revenue was up and subscriber revenue was down, as combined TV revenue at the Canadian broadcaster fell 3% in the fourth quarter to $147.8 million.
Toy giant Hasbro has reported its Q3 2012 results, showing net earnings were down to US$164.9 million from US$171 million during the same period last year. Net revenues and operating profit, however, were up with revenues growing 1%to US$1.39 billion and an operating profit equivalent to 18.6% of net revenues.
Paris-based distributor awol animation has appointed its first international licensing agent for Korea’s Goldilocks Studio’s 78 x seven-minute animated series Kioka: Australia’s Grahame Grassby at Stella Projects.
Bento Box Entertainment and Toon Boom Animation have joined forces to create a unique paperless digital animation pipeline, and Bento has opened a new animation studio in Atlanta, Georgia.