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France’s TeamTO opens China office

French animation studio TeamTO has established an office in Beijing, China, with feature film industry exec Shu Ye set to run it. TeamTO already has bases in France and Los Angeles, the latter of which opened in 2011. The Beijing base will “serve as a conduit between its own studios and established Chinese content companies”, […]

TeamTO expands with new studio

Angelo Rules animation house TeamTO is to open a new 11,000sq ft facility. The new production base, in Bourg-lès-Valence in the south of France, will initially house around 150 animators, rising to 220 ­ or 60% of the firm’s entire roster – by the end of the year. Paris-based TeamTO is best known for shows […]

Turner’s Boing channel springs into Africa

Turner Broadcasting is launching its Boing kids channel in Africa. The new English-language service will sit alongside Turner’s Cartoon Network and Boomerang services in the region. Boing skews to 4-to-14s and is gender neutral. The launch line-up includes animated series Dexter’s Laboratory, Angelo Rules and Dragons: Riders of Berk. There will also be classic Warner […]

Cake MBO cuts ties with Zinkia

The management of UK-based kids company Cake Entertainment has bought back the 51% stake that Spain’s Zinkia previously owned. The MBO, which was privately-funded and closed yesterday, means Cake and Zinkia have ended all legal and commercial ties, including Cake’s representation of kids brand Pocoyo. This comes three years after Zinkia acquired the majority stake […]