Komixx Entertainment

Komixx Entertainment Australia producing Aboriginal YA thriller

Komixx Entertainment Australia is producing the pilot short for Wirnitj, a new young-adult period thriller series based on the experiences of Aboriginal elder Aden Eades. The screenplay is being written and directed by Eades’ niece Karla Hart, alongside fellow writer Nick Musgrove, and is produced by Amanda Morrison through the Komixx Entertainment office in Perth, Australia. Set […]

Kids round-up: The CW reboots ‘Powerpuff Girls’ in live-action; HBO Max heads to ‘Mia’s Magic Playground’; Komixx gets Itch funding

‘Powerpuff Girls’ return as adults in live-action reboot The CW Network is developing a live-action version of the animated series The Powerpuff Girls, with Juno writer Diablo Cody attached. The original series, created by Craig McCracken, ran on Cartoon Network between 1998 and 2005 and followed a trio of toddler superheroes. However, this reboot, which […]

Sony & Komixx ink deal for young adult content

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Komixx Entertainment have signed a multi-project deal to co-develop and co-produce author-based IP for young adult audiences. The collaboration marks SPT’s first move into young adult content. It will look to develop Komixx’s extensive portfolio of IP optioned from young-adult authors worldwide. The portfolio includes thriller novel Captured by Kelly Anne […]

Italian net goes to the Circus

Italian kids channel Rai Yoyo has bought stop-motion animation Toby’s Travelling Circus. The show – which airs in the UK on Channel 5, Hopster, Tiny Pop and Netflix – comprises 52 ten-minute episodes. It comes from producer Komixx Entertainment Group and is sold internationally by Adam Selly’s Union Media. Globally, the show has sold into more […]

ITVS America secures IAM development deal

ITV Studios America has tied up a first-look development deal with Intellectual Artist Management, a talent and literary agency that represents upcoming Amazon procedural drama Bosch. ITVS America and IAM has jointly Tony Sabistina as development executive to oversee a slate of projects resulting from the pact alongside ITVS exec Brian Segna. The deal will […]

ITV Studios America opens Komixx deal

ITV Studios America has scored a development deal with UK children’s TV producer and rights owner Komixx Entertainment. Komixx is part of the London-based Komixx Media Group, and produces programming for children of all age ranges. It is best known for Channel 5 preschool shows Wanda and the Alien and Toby’s Travelling Circus, and has […]

Komixx, Mackinnon & Saunders launch co-venture

UK animation indies Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in Manchester, UK, and potentially create up to 40 production jobs. Work has already begun on pre-production of its first TV series, the partners said. Komixx is best known […]

Random House JV options TV rights to teen novel

Random House Children’s Screen Entertainment has optioned worldwide rights to teen author Beth Reekles debut novel The Kissing Booth. RHCSE, a joint venture of Random House Children’s Publishers UK and toon firm Komixx Entertainment, will seek to develop the title for TV and film. It will also have rights on any subsequent follow-ups. RHCP UK, […]

Cake inks Random House distribution deal

Random House Children’s Screen Entertainment (RHCSE) has appointed Cake the distributor of its new animated series Wanda and the Alien. Cake will sell the preschool series internationally. The first episodes of the 52x10mins series will debut in Q4 2013 on UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 5’s milkshake! The TV series also represents the first book-to-screen transfer […]