UK pubcaster CBBC has ordered a second season of Leopard Drama’s popular children’s adventure drama Eve. The female-led homegrown series will begin production in Scotland this summer.
Scholastic Media president and EVP Deborah Forte is leaving the company to launch Silvertongue Films, a new venture under which a slate of popular Scholastic properties will be brought to the big screen via a three-year first-look deal with Universal Pictures.
Furthering its efforts to find the best and brightest young animators, Nickelodeon has partnered with US nonprofit Get Schooled on a scholarship program that will award one animator US$25,000 for an original short.
Furthering its effort to expand globally across platforms, Milan, Italy-based Atlantyca Entertainment has inked a deal that sees Global Genesis Group acquire exclusive North American digital rights to Atlantyca’s Geronimo Stilton.
To acknowledge and celebrate the creative talent within Ireland’s animation, VFX and gaming industries, Animation Ireland has introduced its first-ever awards ceremony. Up for Best Animated Preschool Series is Lily’s Driftwood Bay (pictured) from Sixteen South.