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To paraphrase Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, there remains one fixed point in an ever-changing world of television animation: the desire to sell a show. Those (you know who you are) who are busy creating their series bibles and storyboards for their projects, with the hope of securing a pitch to [...]
Amazon Studios has greenlit a test pilot for the original animated children’s series Sara Solves It, co-developed by WGBH and Out of the Blue Enterprises. Sara Solves It is created by Emmy Award winner Carol Greenwald (Curious George, Arthur, Martha Speaks) and multiple Emmy Award nominee Angela C. Santomero (Daniel [...]
Montreal-based Oasis has struck a deal with Boston pubcaster WGBH and the PBS Network for the production of 16 new episodes of the popular animated series, Martha Speaks. Oasis will provide the preproduction, digital animation and postproduction services on the series, from its Montreal studios. Martha Speaks is based on [...]
PBS series SciGirls, which aims to engage girls 9-13 in science, technology, engineering and math has announced comprehensive multimedia plans for its second season, kicking off in October. Shot in reality TV’s verité-style, SciGirls’ bright, curious, real girls get the new season off to a splashy start with an underwater [...]
Irene Weibel has been appointed VP, head of Nelvana Studio. Weibel will have overall responsibility for the development and production for all original productions from Nelvana. The well-respected industry veteran will oversee the studio’s creative direction, and will lead coordination of the development, series production, distribution and consumer products groups [...]
WGBH Boston has entered into a co-venture deal with 9 Story Entertainment to become co-producer for the animated children’s series Arthur beginning with the 16th season of the show, now in production. The deal sees Toronto-based 9 Story taking on international distribution of the new season, which will air in [...]