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Headline News The Jim Henson Co. & Chick-Fil-A Team On Pajanimals Campaign

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with Chick-fil-A, the national restaurant chain specializing in chicken dishes, for a nationwide promotion in support of the preschool series, PAJANIMALS, debut on 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout in the U.S. this October.

Headline News Jim Henson Company, Sprout, Sixteen South To Co-Produce Pajanimals

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout and Northern Ireland’s Sixteen South Limited for the co-production of 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11’) of the new preschool series, PAJANIMALS, which will air exclusively in the U.S. on Sprout.

Headline News Del Toro, Henson Co. To Toy with Stop-Motion Pinocchio

Guillermo Del Toro and The Jim Henson Company have joined forces with Pathe to develop and produce a 3D stop motion animated version of Pinocchio based on the edition of Carlo Collodi’s classic tale illustrated by Gris Grimly.

Headline News Jim Henson Company Announces Wilson & Ditch: Digging America Second Season

The Jim Henson Company announced today that it is beginning production on the second season of WILSON & DITCH: DIGGING AMERICA the online destination for PBSKIDSGO.org about two comical gophers on a cross-country adventure as they explore America’s most famous (and perhaps not-so-famous) destinations.

Headline News Jim Henson Designs The Scribbles For 4Kids

4Kids Entertainment has introduced The Scribbles, the newest irreverent character group derived from Jim Henson Designs, at the just concluded International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, showcasing 14 inventive new characters of the engaging collection along with product samples from Japan.

Headline News Daybreakers Directors Helming Power of the Dark Crystal

In a joint announcement by Omnilab Media’s Christopher Mapp and The Jim Henson Company’s Lisa Henson, Australian based Omnilab Media is teaming up with The Jim Henson Company to bring the much anticipated fantasy sequel, “Power of the Dark Crystal” to the big screen in stereoscopic 3D.

Headline News The Jim Henson Company Signs Deal With Discovery Kids Latin America

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 9:39am

On the eve of MIPCOM, The Jim Henson Company has finalized a new broadcast agreement with Discovery Kids Latin America to air the all-new CGI-animated series, Dinosaur Train, across the region.

Headline News Dino Train Signs Deal with Norway at MIPTV

The Jim Henson Company and BIG Communications are showcasing their new CG animated series DINOSAUR TRAIN at this year's MIPTV market. DINOSAUR TRAIN is produced by The Jim Henson Company with Singapore's BIG acting as co-producer and with the participation and assistance of the Singapore Media Development Authority.

Headline News Jim Henson Co., RC2 Announce Licensing Partnership for Dinosaur Train

The Jim Henson Company has appointed RC2 Corporation as the global master toy licensee for the upcoming animated series DINOSAUR TRAIN. Under the multi-year agreement, RC2 Corporation's Learning Curve Brands will feature a line of preschool products that will debut in the last half of 2010 and bring to life the rich and detailed world of the series.

Headline News Four Honorees Cited with Annual Jim Henson Honors

The four recipients of the annual Jim Henson Honors were announced Friday by Brian Henson and Lisa Henson, co-CEOs of The Jim Henson Company. Established in 2005, the awards program acknowledges organizations, individuals or products that reflect the core values and philosophy of the legendary Jim Henson and the company he founded. Criteria used in the evaluation process include: a commitment to creativity, innovative applications of art and technology, and inspiration of others.

THE FOUR JIM HENSON HONOREES ARE:

Headline News Jim Henson Co. Restarts Consumer Products Division with Melissa Segal

The Jim Henson Company is relaunching its consumer products division and has appointed Melissa Segal to the new position of SVP, Global Consumer Products. Segal joins The Jim Henson Company from Brandolution, an innovative licensing and product development agency which she founded in 2006. For the past year, Brandolution has represented Henson, helping to build the licensing program for its new digital puppet preschool series, SID THE SCIENCE KID, a co-production of The Jim Henson Company and Los Angeles-based KCET.

Headline News Innovation in Puppetry: From Animatronics to CGI -- Jim Henson's Creature Shop

The Visual Effects Society Education Committee and LA ACM SIGGRAPH Present: Innovation in Puppetry: From Animatronics to CGI Jim Henson's Creature Shop -- Tuesday, January 13, 2009.

Program:6:30-7:30 p.m. -- Social Hour7:30-8:15 p.m. -- Presentation on the Henson Soundstage: Overview of Jim Henson's Creature Shop with live demo of the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio8:15-8:30 p.m. -- Q & A from the audience8:30-9:15 p.m. -- Self-guided tours of the lot and guided tours of Jim Henson's Creature Shop

Headline News Henson's Dinosaur Train Pulls In To PBS Kids

The Jim Henson Company has finalized an agreement with PBS KIDS to debut the all-new CGI-animated series, DINOSAUR TRAIN, in fall 2009. The new series embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills as the audience learns about natural science, natural history and paleontology. The announcement was made today by Lisa Henson, co-CEO of The Jim Henson Company, and by John Boland, Chief Content Officer, PBS, at the PBS portion of the Television Critics Association January Press Tour.

Headline News Stop-Motion Pinocchio Pairs Del Toro, Jim Henson Co.

Guillermo del Toro and the Jim Henson Co. are working to develop a PINOCCHIO stop-motion feature with a darker tone, per VARIETY.

Henson Co. co-presidents Brian Henson and Lisa Henson will produce with SVP Jason Lust. Del Toro will exec produce. Del Toro revealed his involvement with the project on BLOODYDISGUSTING.com; saying he was working on the screenplay with Gris Grimly, who was the illustrator on 2002's PINOCCHIO. Grimly and Adam Parrish King will co-direct.

Headline News Pajanimals Lull Preschoolers Gently Off To Sleep

PBS KIDS Sprout, a 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand and online for kids ages 2-5, will debut PAJANIMALS, the newest group of puppet characters from The Jim Henson Company, Sunday, November 2, 2008 during Sprout's nighttime block, The Good Night Show.

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