Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights For TeamTo’s Take It Easy Mike

Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights For TeamTo's Take It Easy Mike

Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights For TeamTo’s Take It Easy Mike

Turner has brought international broadcasting rights for TeamTo’s new animated show – Take It Easy Mike through London, UK-based distributor CAKE. The brand new show will premiere in 2018 on Boomerang feeds around the world and also on Cartoon Network, Boing and Pogo in some countries. The new show follows the life of a pug named Mike, a dog with sophisticated tastes filled with limitless energy, he wants to seduce his crush, Cindy – the neighbour’s dog, but unluckily, a bunch of trouble-makers always ruin his plans, whether its the raccoons – Freddy and Mercury, a cute kitten named Fluffy or two turtles that always appear at the worst possible moment. The new show features photo-realistic 3D CGI visuals and non-dialogue humour, a total of 78 episodes, each with a runtime of seven minutes have been produced. The new show is Turner’s latest investment in European-produced content, this year, Turner has increased its European content by 30%.

Take it Easy Mike is produced by French animation studio – TeamTO, better known for their animation work on Angelo Rules and My Knight and Me and is also produced by Canadian animation studio – Digital Dimension. CAKE handles the worldwide distribution for Take It Easy Mike excluding France, Germany and China.

CCO & Managing Director, Ed Galton from CAKE said:

“Boomerang have had great success with non-dialogue comedies and Take it Easy Mike, with its distinctive ‘cast’, unique visuals, technical sophistication and off-the-wall humour is sure to be a big hit with families all round the world.”

Cecilia Persson, VP of Programming & Content Strategy, Turner EMEA Kids, Acquisitions & Co-Productions International said:

“This international acquisition continues our strategy to build a strong pipeline of content for Boomerang, with shows that are rooted in multi-generational, comedy animation true to the channel. Take it Easy Mike also marks our latest investment in European-produced content, which we’ve increased by around 30% compared to last year.”

http://www.teamto.com/presse/en/press-releases/2017-11-29-va-teamto-take-it-easy-mike-international-deal-boomerang.pdf

https://www.digitaldimension.com/animation/

http://kidscreen.com/2017/11/29/take-it-easy-mike-goes-global-on-boomerang/

https://www.c21media.net/turner-takes-it-easy-with-cake/

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated In Four Emile Awards Categories

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated In Four Emile Awards Categories

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated In Four Emile Awards Categories

Cartoon Network EMEA’s (Europe, Middle East and Africa) The Amazing World of Gumball has been awarded four Emile Awards nominations. The Emile Awards is a brand new awards event which celebrates excellence in the European animation industry, nominees range from animated shorts from independent studios to full-scale mass-media productions. The first ever Emile Awards ceremony will be held on Friday 8th December at the Le Nouveau Siècle building complex in Lille, France. The Amazing World of Gumball has been nominated in the “Best TV/Broadcast Production”, “Best Writing in a TV/Broadcast Production”, “Best Storyboard in a TV/Broadcast Production” and “Best Character Animation in a TV/Broadcast Production” categories.

The Amazing World of Gumball is known for its wide range of unique characters, its mixed-media approach of combining 2D and 3D animation with real world photographic backgrounds, various art styles and its funny and satirical humour that appeals to both children and adults. The Amazing World of Gumball is produced at Cartoon Network’s studio in London, UK, with some 3D work carried out by Studio Soi in Germany.

Boomerang EMEA’s My Knight and Me has been nominated two Emile Awards, in both “Best Writing in a TV/Broadcast Production” and “Best Soundtrack in a TV/Broadcast Production” categories. My Knight and Me is a 3D CGI animated show co-produced by Thuristar in Flanders, Belgium and TeamTO Animation in France. The show is set in the Dark Ages and follows the humorous adventures of Jimmy The Squire, his dad – the knight Henri of Orange and Princess Cat in their efforts to protect the Kingdom of Epic from witches, dragons and giants.

A full list of Emile Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://animationawards.eu/nominees/

Angelo Rules Season Four Coming Soon To Cartoon Network Feeds In EMEA And Asia-Pacific

Angelo Rules Season Four Coming Soon To Cartoon Network Feeds In EMEA And Asia-Pacific

Angelo Rules Season Four Coming Soon To Cartoon Network Feeds In EMEA And Asia-Pacific

London-based children’s television producer and distributor – CAKE Entertainment has announced that Cartoon Network feeds (and other kids channels operated by Turner) in selected markets across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) will be airing new episodes from Angelo Rules season four in 2018. Angelo Rules follows the titular 11-year-old boy who can mastermind any plan to get himself and his friends – Sherwood and Lola out of trouble.

The show is based on the French book series Comment Faire Enrager written by Sylvie de Mathuisieulx and illustrated by Sébastien Diologent. The Angelo Rules animated TV show is produced in collaboration with French animation studio TeamTO, CAKE, Teletoon+, France Télévisions and Super RTL. Angelo Rules season four will consist of 52 episodes with a 11-minute runtime.

The show’s target demographic is children aged between 6-12 years old, and so far the show has aired in more than 100 countries.

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/new-season-of-angelo-rules-for-cartoon-network/

http://kidscreen.com/2017/09/18/cartoon-network-adds-more-angelo-rules/

http://www.c21media.net/cake-abides-by-angelo-rules-for-s4/

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