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Preschool television channel Sprout will offer the U.S. premiere of The Gruffalo’s Child on December 22nd. Based on the classic children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the new CG-animated special is directed by Uwe Heidschoetter and Johannes Weiland. A sequel to the Oscar-nominated The [...]
Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short The Gruffalo. NCircle will be releasing the animated special on DVD August 14, 2012. Based on the companion book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by [...]
Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
The dog days of summer may be ruling on TV, but there are plenty of new, exciting toons debuting on DVD and Blu-ray this week. First up, Bill Plympton’s wonderful movie Idiots & Angels (Passion River, $19.99), which was completed in 2008, but had its limited release in 2010 and [...]