Pure Grass Films

Sleeper Films launches in UK & Ireland, with MediaNet Partners & Sampsonic investment

Producers Lee Magiday (The Favourite, The Lobster) and Rory Gilmartin (Herself, Frank of Ireland) and screen industry completion guarantor Wilf Varvill have teamed to launch London- and Dublin-based prodco Sleeper Films. The company has launched with investment from MediaNet Partners, a private asset management firm that operates mainly in Latin America, and Cyprus-based prodco Sampsonic Media. Details of […]

TV deal for Stephen Hawking toon

Canadian broadcaster TVO has partnered with celebrated theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his author daughter Lucy on a science-themed animated kids series. The show will be based on Lucy Hawking’s George Greenby books, which explores various aspects of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It will follow a pair of 11-year-old children that are […]

Nerd Corps working on kids toon with Steven Hawking

Canadian producer Nerd Corps and Pure Grass Films are collaborating with physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy (pictured) on an animated version of their kids book series. The Hawkings have written a series of books featuring 11-year-old George Greenby. The first novel, George’s Secret Key to the Universe was followed by George’s Cosmic Treasure […]

Tim Kring working on new sci-fi conspiracy series

Tim Kring has hooked up with Sonar Entertainment and three other production houses on a new sci-fi multiplatform pilot based around a alien invasion conspiracy. The Drake Equation will follow the story of a mid-level government agent who is forced to side with hackers and discredited scientists in order to save the world after a […]