The Deep

Netflix acquires Technicolor adventure toon

Streaming giant Netflix has taken US rights to CG-animated adventure series The Deep. The show will begin streaming on the SVOD platform on June 1 following a deal with distributor DHX Media. The Deep is an underwater adventure series following a family of explorers who investigate the depths of the ocean. Technicolor, the show’s underlying […]

Technicolor finds new animation chief

US production group Technicolor has appointed a gaming expert as the creative director of its animation and games arm. Owen Hurley will be based in Bangalore, India, at Technicolor’s production base, Technicolor Digital Productions. He will oversee all creative work, while supporting the group’s original content development unit, which will be in Cannes with new […]

Technicolor to develop graphic novel The Deep for TV

Technicolor’s content division has licensed the rights to The Deep and will develop an animated property based on the hit Tom Taylor graphic novel. The book is published by Gestalt Comics. Technicolor Digital Productions will develop a 26-part CGI series based on the youth-skewed property, which follows a family of underwater explorers. Technicolor hired a […]

Chello buys 150 hours from BBC Worldwide

Chellomedia, the content arm of Liberty Global, has acquired a 150 hour package of programmes from BBC Worldwide for its Film Mania and Film Café pay TV channels in Central Europe. The deal includes drama series Death in Paradise, which will have its regional debut on the Chello’s channels in Hungary and Romania. Other drama […]