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Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects including the first Moshi Monsters Movie and Moshi TV. Jocelyn has close to 40 years of experience in children’s television where she [...]
Entertainment management and production company The Collective has appointed Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party licensing banner, as the exclusive international distributor of the Annoying Orange broadcast series. The Annoying Orange deal marks HIP’s first third-party property for media distribution and will include television, home entertainment and [...]
The 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout announced today the lineup for its fall TV season. On Monday, August 27, Sprout will debut three new series exclusive to U.S. television audiences, Olive the Ostrich, Wibbly Pig and 64 Zoo Lane, as well as all-new episodes of Sprout originals Pajanimals and The [...]
All aboard the Big Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes! The Jim Henson Company, kids’ entertainment powerhouse and producers of PBS Kids’ Dinosaur Train, have joined forces with Amtrak for a second time to present a fun summertime promotion that will award one lucky family an Amtrak vacation. JHC SVP of Global Consumer [...]
The Jim Henson Company will no longer do business with Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A recently told the Baptist Press that Chick-fil-A was “guilty as charged” in its opposition to same-sex marriage. A report from the LGBT advocacy group Equality Matters said that Chick-fil-A donated more [...]
We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). As always, fans were able to take a look at what many of the big studios and smaller indies [...]
L.A.’s Jim Henson Company has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An animated film featuring the comic adventures of the reptile pals is in development, while a licensing program based on the series’ [...]
After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson (Fantastic Mr. Fox), Variety reports. The project will begin shooting in the summer of 2013. Originally, the project involved Gris Grimly, who illustrated a 2002 [...]
NCircle Ent. and Kidtoon Films have joined forces to offer TV episodes of Henson’s Sid the Science Kid to the big screen this month. Titled Sid the Science Kid Backyard Campout. The program finds Sid and his buddy Gerald go camping and learn about the animals and insets that live [...]
The Jim Henson Company is gearing up for its hit children’s puppetry series Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary in 2013 with plans for celebrations, events and new products for fans of all ages! You can keep up to date with ongoing announcements at Henson.com, on Twitter (#hensoncompany) and Facebook (/hensoncompany). To [...]