Scholastic Entertainment

Gaumont & Scholastic ignite development on ‘Rocket Park’ with Sofia Sanchez

French prodcuer Gaumont and Scholastic Entertainment have joined forces to co-develop and co-produce Rocket Park, an animated preschool series inspired by Down syndrome advocate, Sofia Sanchez. The 11-minute episodes will be based on two Scholastic books that have been inspired by the 13-year-old Sanchez, You Are Enough and You Are Loved, both written by Margaret […]

Kids round-up: YouTube Originals scores ‘Supa Strikas’ prequel; HBO Max & Discovery ink Jetpack deals; FilmRise licenses Scholastic shows

YouTube Originals scores ‘Supa Strikas’ prequel YouTube Originals has picked up Supa Strikas: Rookie Season, a prequel to the soccer animated series Supa Strikas, from the newly-acquired Moonbug Entertainment, in partnership with UNICEF. The first half of the 12-part series will launch on 3 December on the official Supa Strikas YouTube channel and the YouTube […]

Kids round-up: Jellyfish names originals MD; Scholastic & Mainframe unveils kids’ horror show; Marblemedia hires ex-Disney child star

Jellyfish named new MD of originals UK-based animation studio Jellyfish Pictures has appointed Natalie Llewellyn as managing director of its children’s animation original production division Jellyfish Originals. Llewellyn, who joined the company in 2018 as head of IP development, will now take lead on the creative and commercial efforts of the division and be responsible […]