One Animation

Kids round-up: ‘Elinor Wonders Why’ travels world; BulbKIDZ launches with ‘Gopher It!’; One Animation strikes global deals

‘Elinor Wonders Why’ travels world Knowledge Network in Canada, Discovery Latin America, YLE in Finland, Hop! In Israel, SVT in Sweden, and E-Junior in UAS have picked up pre-school series Elinor Wonders Why from US-based distributor PBS International. Created by Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson and produced in partnership with Pipeline Studios, Elinor Wonders Why (74 […]

TBI Kids: Unpacking animated co-productions & global potential

As Kidscreen gets underway, Helen Dugdale explores the rise in co-productions between Western and Eastern animation companies and finds out what makes the perfect IP for global exploitation. Co-productions in the kids space have been around for years but a variety of recent deals have turned heads and suggested a new wave of global co-operation is […]

Kids round-up: Wildbrain, Kevin Smith link for ‘Green Hornet’; Planeta Junior takes ZAG stake; ‘Oddbods’ goes global

Kevin Smith & Wildbrain take flight with ‘The Green Hornet’ Children’s entertainment company Wildbrain has partnered with filmmaker and actor Kevin Smith to develop an animated series based on The Green Hornet superhero franchise. Smith is best known as the creator of the Jay and Silent Bob movie franchise, including films such as Clerks, Chasing […]

TBI weekly round-up: Diana doc, Silverman’s Jamaican drama

TBI’s latest news round-up takes a look over some of the biggest deals, hires and partnerships this week (June 19-23, 2017). Drive’s Diana doc delivers deals This year marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death and prodcos and distributors worldwide have taken notice. There have been a range of recent deals for shows around […]

Disney, Fox veteran joins toon house in IP push

A former animation studio chief at Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. has joined Singapore’s One Animation to spearhead a push into original content creation, TBI has learned. Industry veteran John McKenna will oversee One’s current slate, which comprises Oddbods and Insectibles, and look at developing new multiplatform IP. “Development is my key priority,” he told […]