Magic Light Scores Global Deals for Specials

Magic Light Pictures has signed and renewed a number of international agreements for its award-winning, 30-minute animated specials Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s ... Continue Reading →

Hopster Expands on Apple TV

Educational kids’ entertainment app Hopster continues its successful summer with a few new developments at the London-based company. Hopster launched on Apple TV in the U.K. this ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Executives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of executives to watch. They are: Pierre Belaïsch — CEO, Gaumont Animation Melissa Boag — VP ... Continue Reading →
Arthur Sheriff

Aardman Vet Arthur Sheriff Tapped by Triggerfish

Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation has appointed Arthur Sheriff as an advisor to the company. Based in London, Sheriff has many years of experience in the film industry as a marketing ... Continue Reading →

‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom’ Take Top BAA Honors

The British Animation Awards have revealed their honorees for the 2014 awards ceremony, which took place today at the British Film Institute’s Southbank, London location. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Room on the Broom’ Wins Intl. Emmy Kids Award

Magic Light Pictures’ multiple award-winning Room on the Broom has won the animation category of the 2014 International Emmy Kids Awards. Room on the Broom has picked up a raft ... Continue Reading →

Intl. Emmy Kids Awards Set for Feb. 10 in N.Y.

The second edition of the International Emmy Kids Awards will take place Feb. 10 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. The nominees in the Kids Animation category are: • ... Continue Reading →

Ten Titles Make the Oscar Short List

Ten animated short films have advanced in the voting process for the 2014 Academy Awards, from the 56 films that originally qualified in the category, the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →

‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ Gets U.S. Premiere on Sprout

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 ... Continue Reading →