Foothill Entertainment

Foothill joins Sockeye’s Mother Goose Club

Californian distributor Foothill Entertainment has taken on sales rights to preschool property Mother Goose Club, which comes from US prodco Sockeye Media. Mother Goose Club is an educational 52x11mins series, which Foothill will debut at MIPJunior. It is based on a YouTube channel that has more than six billion views to date, and follows six […]

Foothill finds pre-MIP partners for Dino toon

US producer and distributor Foothill Entertainment has brought on copro partners for its new toon series Boy and the Dinosaur and will start the presales effort at MIPTV next week. UK kids studio Shooting Star Animation has come on board alongside Canada’s Echo Media (Toopy and Binoo), meaning the upcoming animated series is now a […]

BBC teen drama makes The Cut with Foothill

A BBC teen drama is toplining distributor Foothill Entertainment’s MIPJunior and MIPCOM slate. The Cut comes from Content Media Corp., whose 1,600-episode kids and family catalogue Foothill represents on the international market. The Cut has run for three seasons in the UK, and has already sold internationally. The teen soap opera will debut at MIPJunior. […]

Kids go OTT

As the gamut of entertainment mediums for children grows ever wider, Andy Fry profiles how over-the-top programming services are adapting their offers to garner attention, and attract eyeballs, from kids of all ages. In the last five years, kids’ media consumption has changed beyond recognition in advanced economies. The advent of OTT and on-demand technology, […]

MIPTV 2014: Foothill’s Momtourage gets copro partner

US-based producer-distributor Foothill Entertainment has struck a coproduction agreement with Echo Media for primetime comedy My Momtourage and Me. The deal will see 19-2 producer Echo coproducing the 1x90mins/13x48mins comedy with Foothill Europe, which is now seeking presales for the show, and in association with Moody Street Kids. My Momtourage and Me is billed as […]

Foothill bags Content Media kids shows, Kidobi deal

LA’s Foothill Entertainment has scored a deal to distribute shows from Content Media Corp.’s children’s programming library and sold titles to VOD platform Kidobi. The Content deal comprises 1,500 hours of animated shows such as Robotech and tween and family dramas including 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (pictured), Young Dracula and Family Biz. “We’re very […]

G.U.N.K. Aliens land on Network Ten

Australian commercial channel Network Ten has commissioned a 26-part animated comedy from US toon house Foothill Entertainment’s European arm. Comedy G.U.N.K. Aliens is based on a book series from HarperCollins and follows a boy, his robotic dog and friends, who work for a top secret alien-fighting organisation. Canadian animation veteran Dale Schott the TV scripts. […]