Matt Hatter Chronicles

Bomanbridge strikes Matt Hatter deal

Bomanbridge Media has taken Asian rights to Matt Hatter Chronicles and will be looking to seal deals with buyers from the region for the kids series at MIPTV. Singapore-based Bomanbridge has taken four seasons of the show and will also have the upcoming Matt Hatter TV Movie. Platinum Films makes the series. The Pinewood-based indie, […]

Young Bear Grylls toon series underway

Survival expert and presenter Bear Grylls will be the star of a new animated series inspired by the adventures and exploits of his childhood years. Matt Hatter Chronicles producer Platinum Films will make and distribute the series, Young Bear Grylls, which has been put together with Bear Grylls Ventures. The partners have formed YBG Films […]

Canuck toon studio headed for bankruptcy

Canadian animation studio Arc Productions is set to go into receivership amid “significant financial difficulties”. The Toronto-based company is best known for work on Matt Hatter Chronicles and Gnomeo & Juliet, but has suffered a liquidity crisis. A court called in Deloitte Restructuring as interim receiver, Toronto VFX Jobs reported. Deloitte will take control of […]

French deals for Matt Hatter

Lagardère Active has acquired hit kids series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its digital kids channels Canal J and Gulli. The first two seasons of the CGI action series have launched on Canal J and will roll out on Gulli in spring 2015. Platinum Films distributes and produces the show, which started out on ITV and […]

Matt Hatter travels to Italy, Turkey

Platinum Films has sealed new deals for its boy-skewed action series Matt Hatter Chronicles. Italian pubcaster RAI has picked it up in Italy and OFLAZ Media Group has taken Turkish rights. In Italy the show will go out on RAI’s kids channel RAI Gulp. The Italian broadcaster has taken seasons one and two of the […]

Sendokai Champions a win for KidsCo

International children’s channel KidsCo has acquired CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from Spanish distributor Nottingham Forest. The 26x12mins two season series, which comes from Spanish prodco Kotoc and pubcaster TVE, will premiere on the new Syfy Kids block in October as a first run in central and eastern Europe, south east Asia, South Africa and parts […]

News brief: Syfy Kids set for Asia, SA launch

International children’s channel KidsCo will launch its Syfy Kids programming block in Asia and South Africa on Monday. The fully dubbed block, which KidsCo and NBCUniversal stablemate Syfy jointly programme, will include original content and shows from parents NBCU and Corus Entertainment. These will include The Future is Wild, Z-Squad, Back to the Future, Dino […]