Frank Saperstein

TBI Kids Survey 2016: which digital service has the most potential?

It seems fair to throw this question to the people running digital services first. Hopster’s Nick Walters selects his own service as the one with most potential, but also sees promise elsewhere. “I think PopJam is really interesting and a promising take on doing social for kids in a way that’s cool, doesn’t condescend, but […]

Tricon, French prodcos prep Selfie

The kids and family division of Canada’s Tricon is teaming with French producers Savoir-Fer and Reaz to make Me Myself and My Selfie, a new animated shortform series. The show, which is structured as a French-Canadian copro, will be a dialogue-free comedy and run to 104x2mins. It has been created by Francois Elie Roulin who […]

Tricon hires Saperstein to run kids division

Tricon Films & Television has recruited Frank Saperstein to run its kids and family unit. The US and Canada-based producer and distributor has been moving into the kids and family space in recent times and as executive VP, Saperstein will oversee production, programming and partnerships in this sector. Tricon launched the kids and family division […]

Marblemedia to launch new series with Frank Saperstein

Frank Saperstein, the man behind hit kids series including The Ren & Stimpy Show and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, has teamed with Canadian producer Marblemedia to launch a number of animated comedy series. This follows Saperstein’s departure as senior vice president, family television at Entertainment One. He has also launched his own kids production company Surprise Bag. […]