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BBC launches ‘Daleks!’, animated ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off

BBC Studios has announced Daleks! an animated spin-off to long-running sci-fi series Doctor Who, focused on the show’s most iconic villains. Written by James Goss, the 5 x 10-minute CGI animated series is a BBC Studios Digital production and has been created by Salford-based animators Studio Liddell. It will launch on the official Doctor Who […]

Kids round-up: BFI reveals new slate; Keith Chapman takes ‘Camp Furly’ to market; UK’s C5 expands Milkshake!

New BFI-funded children’s slate announced Twelve new productions for young audiences have been commissioned in the UK thanks to the British Film Institute (BFI)-funded Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF). This new slate of series and specials includes commissions for broadcasters Channel 4, E4, Channel 5’s Milkshake!, CITV and S4C, and follows the initial nine projects announced […]

Chapman builds Snowman, Camp Yeti

Canada-based producer and distributor Nelvana has come on board preschool CGI series Camp Yeti, which comes from Bob the Builder creator Keith Chapman. Chapman has created a new UK-based company, Abominable Snowman, with Ian Liddell from Studio Liddell (Cloudbabies), to oversee the project. Chapman and Lidell have previously worked together on Roary the Racing Car […]

Canuck animation delegation seeks UK copro opportunities

A delegation of Canadian animators and broadcasters is in the UK this week seeking to forge relationships with the local industry and capitalise on the country’s toon tax credit system. The British Columbia delegation will spend two days networking in London before travelling to Manchester for meetings with MediaCityUK-based BBC Children’s and local toon firm […]