Word Party

Henson poaches Lionsgate exec for sales

The Jim Henson Company has recruited Anna Moorefield as director, global distribution. Moorefield joins from independent film and TV studio Lionsgate Entertainment and will be in place at Henson ahead of MIPCOM next month. The company will have a trio of new properties for the market and launch Dot., a new property hailing from Mark […]

Netflix orders trio of kids originals

Netflix has ordered three new animated series for kids: Word Party, Kazoops! and True & Rainbow Kingdom. Word Party comes from The Jim Henson Company and will debut on Netflix in the US and around the world in 2016. The 26x11mins word-learning digital puppet show is aimed at pre-schoolers. Kazoops! will roll out in 2016 […]