Magic Light Pictures

BBC partners with Magic Light again for ‘Superworm’ Christmas special

The UK’s BBC has re-teamed with Magic Light Pictures, commissioning an animated adaptation of Superworm, the children’s story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, for Christmas broadcast. Magic Light will produce the half-hour animation, which is being directed by Sarah Scrimgeour and Jac Hamman, from a script by Max Lang and Suzanne Lang. Barney Goodland is producing, […]

BBC in Israeli drama remake first

UK pubcaster BBC One is working on an adaptation of Israeli scripted format The A Word. The series is thought to represent the first time a British broadcaster has acquired and remade an Israeli scripted format, though US channel Showtime’s UK remake of Prisoners of War is popular on Channel 4. Endemol-owned Fifty fathoms, which […]