Splash Entertainment

Kids round-up: Cyber Group acquires Splash catalogue; ITV & RTÉjr extend ‘Happy The Hoglet’; Narrative Ent brings ‘Jeremy & Jazzy’ to UK

Cyber Group acquires Splash catalogue France’s Cyber Group Studios has picked up exclusive distribution rights to North American animation studio Splash Entertainment’s entire catalogue, including Chloe’s Closet, Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch and Norm of the North. The deal builds upon the partnership struck last year in which the two companies formed CyberSplash, a Paris-based entity, […]

Kids bulletin: TVOkids commissions Bristow, Splash scores with R. L. Stine

TVOkids commissions Bristow Global Media for ‘Backyard Beats’ Canada’s TVOkids has commissioned Toronto-based producer Bristow Global Media for 26 x 11-minute series Backyard Beats. The music and crafting series is aimed at 6-9 year-olds and explores music from all angles. Each episode features a host-led DIY segment, in which kids are challenged to build a […]

Splash’s Atlan resurfaces at Gaumont

A day after his departure from Splash Entertainment was announced, Nicholas Atlan has resurfaced as president of animation at Franco-US prodco Gaumont. Atlan (pictured) is taking on the new post, which is based in LA, as Gaumont plots a significant push into animated series development and feature films. He will report to Gaumont CEO Sidonie […]

Atlan exits Splash as senior team rejigs

Nicolas Atlan is exiting US-based Splash Entertainment, with CFO and COO Steve Rosen upped to co-CEO to replace him. Atlan was co-chief executive along with Mike Young at Splash, which was previously known as Moonscoop LLC. His replacement, Rosen, has been with Splash since 2003 and was part of the team that launched Splash-owned VOD […]

Splash dances into the world of ballet

Kids producer and distributor Splash Entertainment will make a new show based on the New York City Ballet company’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Daisy and the Nutcracker will be a 3x45mins 3D project and the announcement follows a deal between Splash and the NYC Ballet Company. The shows have been co-created by Mermaid […]

Exporting in Asia

ATF is the biggest TV market in Asia. Ahead of the trip to Singapore, TBI checks in with some of the distributors and execs attending for the first time, and finds out what some of the regular attendees are expecting from the market this year The Asian TV Forum & Market (ATF) is the pre-eminent […]

Tellur Aliens to make a Splash in Cannes

Kids distributor Splash Entertainment has picked up sales rights to animated series Tellur Aliens ahead of MIPJunior and MIPCOM. Splash will launch the animated one-off at the market. The animated family film hails from Kazakhstan-based Frame One Animation. Set in a mysterious universe, the film follows three friends attempting to save their planet Telluria and defeat […]

Splash strikes digital deal with Dish

Splash Entertainment has sold a five-title package of kids series to US pay TV operator Dish. The satellite player has acquired Chloe’s Closet, Mix Master: King of Cards, Dive Olly Dive, The DaVincibles and ToddWorld from LA-based producer and distributor Splash. Dish will add the series to its VOD library and TV Everywhere line-up. “The Dish service allows […]

Four original kids series for Netflix

Streaming service Netflix has lined up another four original kids series. The shows are Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia from Saban Brands, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and Jane from 41 Entertainment and ARC Productions, Kulipari: An Army of Frogs from Splash Entertainment and Outlook Company, and Puffin Rock from Penguin Random House Children’s, Dog […]