Platinum Films

Platinum Films global chief joins Jellyfish

Kids TV veteran Natalie Llewellyn is joining British children’s content producer Jellyfish Pictures as head of development. The exec (pictured) has spent the past five years as head of global strategy at another UK-based firm, Platinum Films, but has worked in the business for more than 20 years overall. At Jellyfish, which has been ramping […]

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 […]

Matt Hatter heads for Central Europe

Chello Central Europe has acquired animated series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its pan-regional kids channel Megamax. The boy-skewed Platinum Films produced series will launch on Megamax in November, bring the show to viewers in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Szilvia Maschek, head of kids at Chello Central Europe said the show will be form […]

Matt Hatter producer Platinum Films hires managing director

Platinum Films, the kids producer and distributor, has recruited Carl England as its managing director. England joins Platinum from toy company Jakks Pacific, where he was head of international licensing. He has also worked at Disney. Platinum makes and sells kids series including Matt Hatter Chronicles, Dream Street and Planet Cook. England will work across […]