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‘The Snowman’ Marks 40th Anniversary with Heart-Melting Channel 4 Christmas Ident

Channel 4 commissioned award-winning production company Lupus Films (The Tiger Who Came to Tea, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt) to produce a snowy...

Nominees Announced for 2022 BAFTA’s Children & Young People Awards

BAFTA has announced the nominations for this year's BAFTA Children & Young People Awards, which are returning for the first time in three years....

Teaser: ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ Brings Existential Puppet Terror to Channel 4 Sept. 12

Eleven years since the YouTube shorts first caused a viral sensation, Red Guy, Yellow Guy and Duck are back in brand new installments of Don't...

New Trailer for Channel 4’s ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ Materializes

When Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling’s quirky YouTube series Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared premiered in July  of 2011, audiences were struck by its...

People on the Move: Appointments at DNEG, Outpost, PBS & More

Leading VFX and animation studio DNEG (dneg.com) announced Josh Jaggars as its new Group President, VFX and Stereo. Based out of the Los Angeles...

Dan Ojari & Mikey Please Craft a Bird’s Eye View of Christmas in ‘Robin Robin’

***This article originally appeared in the December '21 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 315)*** Fans of Aardman Animations’ charming stop-motion gems will get an early...

Global TV & Streaming Bytes

Earwig and the Witch is joining Netflix's exclusive Studio Ghibli slate worldwide (excluding the U.S. & Japan). Since the collection's launch in 2020 (through...

Lydia Mossahebi Named Head of Digital for BBC Children’s

BBC Children's & Education is welcoming Lydia Mossahebi as the new Head of Digital Media Platforms and Planning, starting in September. Mossahebi will be...

Julie Walters, Hugh Dancy, David Harewood Star in ‘Abominable Snow Baby’ Special

Channel 4 has announced a trio of top stars to head up their high-profile Christmas 2021 animated special Terry Pratchett's The Abominable Snow Baby...

BFI Announces Latest Array of Young Audiences Content Fund Projects

The BFI has unveiled the latest slate from the government backed Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF), revealing 12 brand-new and distinctive commissions, a recommission...

Channel 4 Adopts Terry Pratchett Xmas Special ‘Abominable Snow Baby’ from Eagle Eye

Channel 4 has commissioned Terry Pratchett’s The Abominable Snow Baby for a new animated Christmas special, debuting December 2021. Produced by Eagle Eye Drama,...

Ronan McCabe Named Animation Ireland Chief Exec as Industry Booms

Animation Ireland, the trade body representing Ireland’s animation studios, has announced that it has appointed Ronan McCabe as its new Chief Executive. The appointment comes...

Aardman Hatches Holiday Special ‘Robin Robin’ for Netflix

Bristol-based stop-motion animation studio Aardman Studios is working on its first project for Netflix— a new 30-minute special title Robin Robin, which will debut...

Nicolas Eglau Named Moonbug’s Head of EMEA

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun and safe content for kids, today announced former ProSiebenSAT.1 executive Nicolas Eglau as Head...

Courtney Arumugam Named VP Creative Development for Gaumont Animation & Family

Gaumont has appointed Courtney Arumugam to the post of Vice President, Creative Development, Animation & Family, based in London. The appointment is part of...

John Kilshaw Joins Framestor as Snr. VFX Supervisor & TV Creative Director

Framestore has brought on board experienced visual effects supervisor and creative director John Kilshaw. Based in New York, Kilshaw will continue to build Framestore’s...

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ Premiering on Channel 4 UK at Christmas

Channel 4 has commissioned a new, hand-drawn animated special adapted from Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea (published by...

Jon Gisby Appointed MD of DHX’s WildBrain Network

DHX Media has appointed Jon Gisby as Managing Director at WildBrain, the content & brand company’s rapidly growing digital kids’ network and studio in...

Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin & Ruth Fielding Receive Visionary Award

Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding, founders of London-based film and animation production company Lupus Films have been honored with TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award...

Lupus Films’ Fielding and Deakin Discuss Big Animated Year

We recently had the chance to catch up with producers Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin, managing directors of U.K.'s Lupus Films. It has been...
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