Hoho plots Grid partnership

UK kids firm Hoho Entertainment has entered into a coproduction agreement with Belgium indie counterpart Grid Animation. The pair will create 26 five-minute vlog for multimedia girls fashion brand Mimi and Bibi, which Waybuloo and Wissper creator Dan Good originated. The shortform episodes will air on UK tween site Totally Tween, with Hoho looking to […]

Nick Jr. brings Euro toon to UK

US channel Nick Jr. has acquired European-produced CGI toon Wissper, and will debut it next year. The 52x7mins show comes from German brand management and content group m4e, compatriot BASTEI Media, Ireland’s Telegael, the UK’s Absolutely Cuckoo (Waybuloo) and Indian’s Discreet Art Productions. Nick Jr. has bought it from m4e after Channel 5 in the […]

Channel 5 recognises m4e’s Wissper

UK broadcaster Channel 5 is to broadcast a new CGI animated toon from German children’s entertainment firm m4e, Waybuloo creator Dan Good and Ireland’s Telegael. The 52x7mins Wissper is targeted at 4-8 year-olds and a “pint-sized animal whisperer” who helps creatures around the world. It comes from Absolutely Cuckoo’s managing director Good, who created the […]

Channel 5 commissions new kids series

UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 5 has ordered Wissper, a new preschool series from UK indie producer Absolutely Cuckoo. The animated series will follow Wissper, a quirky girl who can speak to animals and ends up helping them with their problems. Absolutely Cuckoo, the studio that counts preschool hit Waybuloo among its credits, is making the […]