Splash Entertainment


Splash’s Atlan resurfaces at Gaumont

A day after his departure from Splash Entertainment was announced, Nicholas Atlan has resurfaced as president of animation at Franco-US prodco Gaumont. Atlan (pictured) is taking on the new post, which is based in LA, as Gaumont plots a significant push into animated series development and feature films. He will report to Gaumont CEO Sidonie […]

Atlan exits Splash as senior team rejigs

Nicolas Atlan is exiting US-based Splash Entertainment, with CFO and COO Steve Rosen upped to co-CEO to replace him. Atlan was co-chief executive along with Mike Young at Splash, which was previously known as Moonscoop LLC. His replacement, Rosen, has been with Splash since 2003 and was part of the team that launched Splash-owned VOD […]

Splash dances into the world of ballet

Kids producer and distributor Splash Entertainment will make a new show based on the New York City Ballet company’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Daisy and the Nutcracker will be a 3x45mins 3D project and the announcement follows a deal between Splash and the NYC Ballet Company. The shows have been co-created by Mermaid […]

Exporting in Asia

ATF is the biggest TV market in Asia. Ahead of the trip to Singapore, TBI checks in with some of the distributors and execs attending for the first time, and finds out what some of the regular attendees are expecting from the market this year The Asian TV Forum & Market (ATF) is the pre-eminent […]

Tellur Aliens to make a Splash in Cannes

Kids distributor Splash Entertainment has picked up sales rights to animated series Tellur Aliens ahead of MIPJunior and MIPCOM. Splash will launch the animated one-off at the market. The animated family film hails from Kazakhstan-based Frame One Animation. Set in a mysterious universe, the film follows three friends attempting to save their planet Telluria and defeat […]

Splash strikes digital deal with Dish

Splash Entertainment has sold a five-title package of kids series to US pay TV operator Dish. The satellite player has acquired Chloe’s Closet, Mix Master: King of Cards, Dive Olly Dive, The DaVincibles and ToddWorld from LA-based producer and distributor Splash. Dish will add the series to its VOD library and TV Everywhere line-up. “The Dish service allows […]

Four original kids series for Netflix

Streaming service Netflix has lined up another four original kids series. The shows are Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia from Saban Brands, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and Jane from 41 Entertainment and ARC Productions, Kulipari: An Army of Frogs from Splash Entertainment and Outlook Company, and Puffin Rock from Penguin Random House Children’s, Dog […]

News brief: Kids SVOD service buys Splash series

North American SVOD service Oznoz has bought shows such as Chloe’s Closet and Dive Olly Dive from Mike Young’s Splash Entertainment. The deal hands bilingual kids platform Oznow rights to those shows, plus Cosmic Quantum, Pet Alien, ToddWorld and The DaVincibles in Castilian and Neutral Spanish, French, Korean, Portuguese and Russian. This marks the first […]

Kabillion launches SVOD app

Kids on-demand service Kabillion is launching a new SVOD app for Apple and Android devices. The core Kabillion service is an ad-supported free on-demand proposition, carried on cable platforms in the US and reaching about 50 million homes. The new branded app launched in the US this week and allows consumers to sign up to […]

Canal+ kids channel steps into Chloe’s Closet

Canal+’s preschool channel Piwi+ has acquired kids series Chloe’s Closet. The French channel has taken both seasons of the animated series, totalling 104x11mins. The series is produced and distributed by Splash Entertainment, which struck the Piwi+ deal. It follows a small girl, Chloe, who discovers new worlds while playing dress-up. “Piwi+ is happy to welcome […]