Paper Owl Films

Kids round-up: Execs call for Ukraine support; Paper Owl opens doors to autistic animators; WarnerMedia & Sesame Workshop expand partnership

Children’s execs call for Ukraine support US-based volunteer organisation KEPYR (Kids Entertainment Professionals for Young Refugees) is calling on the children’s media industry to help support the more than 1.5 million children and their families displaced by the war in Ukraine. Founded by industry professionals in 2017, KEPYR seeks to spread awareness in the children’s […]

TBI Weekly: Embracing autism & disability representation

To mark World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, TBI deputy editor Mark Layton talks to producers from around the world, and across a range of genres, about their neurodiversity and disability-focused shows and what best practices can be learned from how they brought them to the screen. Authentic on-screen representations of disability and neurodiversity are, […]

Kids round-up: Beyond shops ‘The World According To Grandpa’; Cyber launches animation studio; Rai welcomes ‘Pablo’

Beyond Rights shops ‘The World According To Grandpa’ Beyond Rights has acquired worldwide distribution rights to kids’ series The World According To Grandpa, which it will be officially launching to the international market at the upcoming Kidscreen. Produced by Saffron Cherry TV for UK broadcaster Channel 5, the 25 x 11-minute series is based on […]