Acamar Films

Kids round-up: ‘Tulipop Tales’ renewed after global sales; Mercury Filmworks appoints COO; Acamar extends Amazon ‘Bing’ partnership

‘Tulipop Tales’ renewed after global sales Icelandic prodco Tulipop Studios has commenced production on further episodes of its 2D animated series Tulipop Tales, following worldwide sales for the existing instalments. Based on a lifestyle brand created by illustrator Signý Kolbeinsdóttir, the first 13 x 7-minute series launched on Icelandic streamer Siminn in February. A new […]

Kids round-up: Tencent Video becomes new Chinese home for ‘Shaun The Sheep’; Acamar Films makes key UK hires; ‘Dino Dana’ movie roars onto Canada’s Cineplex Store and more…

Tencent and Aardman do ‘Shaun The Sheep’ deal UK studio Aardman has signed a deal with Tencent Video to make the streaming platform the new home for Shaun The Sheep in China. The streamer will pick up all 170 x 7-minute episodes of the animated series, which is also carried by Netflix outside of China. […]

Acamar hires DreamWorks & Fox sales execs

Acamar Films has expanded its team with Fox exec Sandra Vauthier-Cellier (pictured) and DreamWorks recruits Eroulla Constantine and Ben Taylor. Vauthier-Cellier will act as chief commercial officer, Constantine will take the role of head of sales and Taylor will become sales co-ordinator. The appointments arrive due to the continued success of preschool show Bing and […]

Disney and Nick buy Bing Bunny

Preschool toon series Bing Bunny has been acquired by several big name broadcasters and kids channels. Nickelodeon has bought the Acamar Films show for Nick Jr. in Australia and Disney has acquired it for Disney Junior in southeast Asia. In the UK the series plays on CBeebies, and BBC Worldwide has bought it for its […]

Bing prodco staffs up

Acamar Films has added new members to its team and promoted others as its preschool series Bing continues its strong performance in the UK and internationally. Stephanie Gauld (left) joins the UK indie from publishing group Egmont and will be head of digital. Pippa Irvine also joins the digital, coming to Acamar from BAFTA. There […]

Bing bunny goes global

UK-originated animated series Bing has been bought by a raft of international broadcasters. The series, which is on digital channel CBeebies in the UK, is produced by UK indie Acamar Films and 9 Story Media Group-owned Brown Bag Films. It is distributed by Aardman, which has sealed the international deals. In France, Lagardere has acquired […]