files/pictures/picture-35.jpgAlliance Atlantis rolls into MIP-TV 2004 with three animated series. The company will be located at Stand G3.14 and can be contacted by calling 33-4-92-99-8348.
POKO (32x30) is a stop-motion animation series. The light-hearted, pre-school series follows a fun-loving three-year-old, who is just beginning to discover the world around him with his dog, Minus, and his stuffed toy, Mr. Murphy.
PEEP & THE BIG WIDE WORLD (26x30) is a Flash animation series that brings animated stories, science and the wonders of the world to a preschool audience. Starring a newly hatched chick and his friends, Peep celebrates being curious, being adventurous and the excitement of discovering the world.
CONNIE THE COW (104x7 or 34x30) follows a restless and curious, cow, who lives on a farm with her nurturing mother, who is always at hand to offer advice, and her father, a very strong, yet calm and reassuring bull. Connie just cannot resist poking her nose into everything, which always results in funny situations.
HENRYS WORLD (26x30) is a stop-motion series and is the winner of the 2003 Alliance for Children and Television Award of Excellence for Animation programs for ages 3-5 years. HENRYS WORLD tells the story of Henry Wiggins, an eight-year-old boy who has amazing powers whenever he eats his mothers mushy carrots.
In addition, Alliance Atlantis announced it has secured a U.S. broadcast deal with ABC Family in addition to a Canadian broadcast deal with CBC for its new childrens CGI animated property, DRAGON BOOSTER. The show follows Artha Penn, an ordinary teenager who is plunged into an incredible adventure when he is chosen to ride Beaucephalis, the dragon of legend.
Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. is a leading vertically integrated broadcaster, creator and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information, visit www.allianceatlantis.com
Executives attending include:
Ted Riley, president, distribution, Entertainment Group
Peter Worsley, managing director, international factual distribution, Entertainment Group
Ken Faier, vp, production and distribution, children's television, Entertainment Group
Philippe Renouard, vp, drama, international television distribution, Europe, Entertainment Group
Irene Read, managing director, international distribution, Australasia and Asia, Entertainment Group
Rose Marie Vega, vp, international distribution, Latin America, Entertainment Group
Stephanie Röckmann-Portier, vp, international television distribution, Europe, Entertainment Group
Jennifer Bennett, vp, merchandising & licensing, Entertainment Group
Nicole Sinclair, television sales manager, Asia, Entertainment Group
Matt Downer, television sales exec, Europe, Entertainment Group
Andy Thomson, evp, factual production, Entertainment Group
Patricia Phillips, svp, factual co-production, Entertainment Group
Gail Rivett, svp, marketing and publicity, Entertainment Group
Doug Smith, vp, television sales (English) Canada, Motion Picture Group
Rekha Shah, sales exec, television sales (English) Canada, Motion Picture Group
Kirstine Layfield, svp, lifestyle programming, Broadcast Group
Norm Bolen, evp, programming, Broadcast Group
Laura Michalchyshn, evp, programming, Broadcast Group
John Gill, svp, programming, factual & BBC Channels, Broadcast Group
Jody Read, vp of acquisitions, factual and BBC Channels, Broadcast Group
David Baker, svp, international development, Broadcasting Group