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The Jim Henson Company is hard at work developing a new animated children’s series, ImaginOcean, based on the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean. The musical underwater adventure series (52 x 11) will utilized the company’s Emmy-winning proprietary Henson Digital Puppetry Studio which blend real time puppeteering and CG characters. [...]
The Jim Henson Company heads to MIP-TV this year with a raft of broadcast and home entertainment licensing agreements finalized for its trio of pre-school series, Pajanimals, Dinosaur Train and Sid the Science Kid. Richard Goldsmith, the company’s exec VP of sales and distribution noted that the new preschool puppet [...]
The Jim Henson Company has signed on with Chinese partner Nine Eyes Stone & Shanghai Animation Film Studios to co-produce the CGI animated Sid the Science Kid: The Movie, based on Henson’s popular digital puppet series for PBSKIDS preschool lineup. The film will be the company’s first animated movie to [...]
Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the rest of lovable Muppets receives their star on the Hollywood Walk (“Wocka Wocka”) of Fame today (Tuesday) in celebration of the release of Disney’s The Muppets on Blu‐ray Combo Pack and DVD. The event was emceed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president and CEO [...]
The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment and will report to Halle Stanford, the EVP of the division while Lista was promoted to director of feature development and will [...]
The Jim Henson Company has appointed Richard Goldsmith as exec VP of Global Distribution. Goldsmith will lead global sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for the company’s titles across all platforms, and reports to Henson president and COO Peter Schube. At MIPCOM, Goldsmith and his team will focus on Henson’s [...]
Chris Regan, a Daily Show with Jon Stewart alum, has been signed on to write and executive produce the pilot for a new adult-targeted puppet program titled History Of. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a joint effort from Bunim/Murray Productions and Henson Alternative—The Jim Henson Company’s adult label which has [...]