Jesse Cleverly


Wildseed, Tricon call on Fonejacker for Disney toon

Wildseed Studios and Tricon are coproducing Counterfeit Cat, a new animated series for Disney voiced by Kayvan Novak, the British–Iranian comedian best known for co-creating UK comedy series Fonejacker. Another British comic actor, Marc Wootton (Shirley Ghostman), will voice the main character, Max, the titular Counterfeit Cat. kThe series follows Gark, a naive nine-year-old alien, […]

Wildseed charges up with Marijana

Boutique digital content producer and financier Wildseed Studios has unveiled its latest project, an eight-part comedy series based on the themes of health and wellbeing. Marijana will feature a hapless happiness guru to the stars of the same name and her blend of “yogic fusion, tough love, revolutionary techniques and Pilates… to take viewers on […]

Ex-News Corp chief Miller invests in Wildseed

Former News Corp digital chief Jon Miller and Frederator Networks president Fred Seibert have invested in Miles Bullough’s OTT incubation company. This has enabled Wildseed Studios, which former Aardman Animation TV chief Bullough launched alongside ex-BBC Children’s executive Jesse Cleverly, to create a pair of new YouTube channels. Wildseed Comedy and Wildseed Sci-Fi are now […]

Playmobil series Super 4 sales stack up

A range of broadcasters from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Canada have acquired the Playmobil-inspired kids animated series Super 4. Neox Kidz, which is part Spain’s Atresmedia; TV3 in Catalonia, Canal Panda in Portugal; RTBF in Belgium; RTS in Switzerland; RTL téléKids in Netherlands and Luxembourg; MTV3 in Finland; Canal+ in Poland; Noga in […]

S4C invests in Miles Bullough’s Wildseed

Welsh pubcaster S4C has taken a stake in IP incubator Wildseed Studios. S4C will take a “significant” chunk of the Wildseed business, which commissions content from creators and invests in new projects across all platforms. The deal gives S4C the opportunity to coproduce selected Wildseed projects and the rights to dub the content into Welsh […]

Wildseed announces first projects

Wildseed, the new content business formed by ex-Aardman and BBC execs Miles Bullough and Jesse Cleverly, has announced the first projects in which it will invest. Pitched as a ‘content incubator’ the company was formed earlier this year with a plan to plough up to £10,000 (US$16,100) seed money into 50 new multiplatform projects. The […]

Former Aardman and BBC execs set up content business

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC executive Jesse Cleverly have created Wildseed Studios, an ‘entertainment incubator’ that will seed fund a range of new content. The new business is reaching out to established and emerging content creators and will invest up to an initial £10,000 in 50 new projects over […]