One Animation

Moonbug acquires Singapore’s One Animation & plans for ‘Oddbods’ global expansion

UK-based Cocomelon outfit Moonbug Entertainment has acquired One Animation, the Singapore-based media company and production studio behind children’s animation Oddbods. The Rene Rechtman-led Moonbug plans to expand Oddbods’ global distribution reach and grow the brand into new formats, products and experiences. One Animation’s team will join Moonbug, but will remain in Singapore and continue developing and […]

‘Oddbods’ creator One Animation hires eOne & Amazon execs

Oddbods creator One Animation is expanding its digital team by appointing execs from Hasbro’s Entertainment One and Amazon to newly created roles. Kelly Joeman will join as senior manager for audience development at the Singapore-based firm, while Tuan Nguyen has been tapped as e-commerce manager. Both will be based in One Animation’s Singapore office, with Joeman […]

Show of the week: Abigail’s Tales

This engaging 52 x 11-minute series comes from Singapore-based producer One Animation and offers an intriguing take on the traditional fairy tale. The show revolves around six-year-old Abigail – an inquisitive puzzle-solver who is never afraid to ask questions – and her supportive best friends, Boomer the polar bear and Bing the penguin. The trio […]

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 […]