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Manchester Animation Fest Sets Buzz-Worthy ’22 Program

Manchester Animation Festival (MAF), the U.K.’s largest animation festival, has revealed its program for 2022. Returning for its eighth year, the festival will offer...

‘Pip and Posy’ Enjoy More Playtime with Season 2

Pip and Posy, the hit preschool series from multiple Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures, has been recommissioned for a second 52  x 7’ season to debut...

‘Superworm’: Meet Magic Light’s Incredible Invertebrate! (New Trailer)

Superworm ***This article originally appeared in the January '22 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 316)*** It wouldn’t be a proper holiday season without another charming animated...

Olivia Colman & Matt Smith Star in Magic Light’s ‘Superworm’ Special for BBC

Building on the success of Zog and the Flying Doctors, Magic Light Pictures, the multi-Oscar nominated company, is bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s...

Virtual MIPCOM’s Newsmakers

***This article originally appeared in the November '20 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 304)*** As many had predicted, the MIPCOM fall content market has now...

ViacomCBS & Sky Pick Magic Light’s Debut Pre-K Series ‘Pip and Posy’

ViacomCBS and Sky announced their first co-production partnership on Wednesday, teaming up for preschool CG animated series Pip and Posy (52 x 7'). The...

News Bytes: New ‘Zog’ Special, ‘Moominvalley’ S2 Guest Stars, ‘Subway Surfers’ Decade’s Most-Downloaded Game

Reservations Open for Pokémon Rooms at Apartment Hotel Mimaru Available in five locations across Tokyo and Kyoto, the thoroughly Pokéfied rooms are available as of...

Magic Light’s ‘Zog’ Premieres on Amazon Prime Dec. 16

Multiple Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures (The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Revolting Rhymes, Chico & Rita) has announced the release of its latest acclaimed...

Rob Brydon, Sally Hawkins & Diana Rigg Set Sail with ‘The Snail and the Whale’

Multi-Oscar-nominated production company Magic Light Pictures (The Gruffalo, The Highway Rat, Revolting Rhymes) is continuing its tradition of providing animated holiday specials for the...

BLE Spotlights British Animation with Top Execs Keynote Panel

Brand Licensing Europe has announced the first of two keynotes that will take place at this year’s event. Storyboard: The Best of British Animation...

Key Territories Turn on Magic Light’s ‘Snail and the Whale’

U.K.’s Oscar-nominated animation outfit Magic Light Pictures has announced pre-sales for its new half-hour animated special The Snail and the Whale to major broadcasters across Europe...

Magic Light’s Christmas Hit ‘Zog’ Takes Flight with International Sales

Oscar-nominated studio Magic Light Pictures (The Highway Rat, Revolting Rhymes, The Gruffalo) announces a raft of sales for its 2018 half-hour Christmas special Zog...

Magic Light Pictures Flies High with ‘Zog’ Special

Over the past decade, we’ve come to expect great things from the discerning animation production team of Michael Rose and Martin Pope of Magic...

MIP Junior: Eight New Shows to Keep an Eye On!

The MIP Junior market in Cannes (Oct 13-14) is considered one of the world’s top showcases for kids programming. This 2018 edition will offer...

Lenny Henry Stars in Magic Light’s ‘Zog’ Special for BBC One

Multi-Oscar-nominated production company Magic Light Pictures has revealed that Sir Lenny Henry (Broadchurch, Pirates! Band of Misfits) will lead the voice cast for it’s...

‘Revolting Rhymes’ Wins Int’l Emmy Kids Award for Animation

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences revealed the winners of the 2018 International Emmy Kids Awards on Tuesday at a ceremony held...

90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical...

The Highway Rat: He Just Loves to Steal Cake!

The new animated special The Highway Rat has all the ingredients of a classic animated special. After producing The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on...

‘Revolting Rhymes’ Directors Discuss Creative Process

Although fairy tale characters have been a familiar staple of animated TV shows and movies, we have quite never seen them quite as lively...

David Tennant Leads Cast of Magic Light’s ‘Highway Rat’ for BBC

Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures is bringing another magical tale from top UK picture book duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler to screens, with The...
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