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‘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 →
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NCircle to Bear ‘Gruffalo’s Child’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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250 Buyers to Attend Cartoon Forum in Poland

If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16.  According ... Continue Reading →
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DVD Rush: ‘Idiots & Angels,’ ‘The Gruffalo’

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 & ... Continue Reading →
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Interest High in Cartoon Forum; Cartoon d’Or Nominees Set

Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered ... Continue Reading →
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The Mouse That Roared

The German co-directors of the acclaimed special The Gruffalo discuss how they adapted the popular children’s book for the small screen. A fearsome monster is outwitted by a clever ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, co-directors of ‘The Gruffalo’

This month, we catch up with the talanted team of Jakob Schuh and Max Lang who co-directed the acclaimed Studio Soi/BBC animated special The Gruffalo, which as received numerous awards ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Hopeful ‘The Gruffalo’ Premieres on ABC Family

The acclaimed animated half-hour special The Gruffalo will make its U.S. debut on ABC Family on Thursday, December 9, at 7 p.m. as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars Short-List 10 Animated Shorts

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has advanced 10 entries for voting in the best animated short film Oscar race. The films, whittled down from a list of 33 qualifiers, ... Continue Reading →