Syfy greenlights Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge, a competition series featuring ten aspiring creature creators competing for a contract working at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
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Shout! Factory Kids partners with Hasbro Studios to release Littlest Pet Show: Petacular Escapades on DVD October 1.
On January 15, 2013, Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release “Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures.”
In this spot for Dulux paint, “Weather,” The Sweet Shop director Melanie Bridge takes her signature style in a new direction by blending the fantastic with the real.
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi is working with Whiteleys Shopping Centre in London to open the world’s first pop-up shop dedicated to the classic favourites Bagpuss and Clangers.
The Animation Picture Company has bought the script ZOMBIE PET SHOP from writer E.L. Katz, reports Variety.
New LITTLEST PET SHOP ONLINE Toys and Debut of LPSO.com Virtual Pet Collectability Program Further Blend Real-World and Online Fun for Millions of Girls
Press Release by NVIDIA Santa Clara, CA (Aug 26, 2009) --NVIDIA Corporation congratulates a premier technology partner, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, on winning an Engineering Emmy at the 61st Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, held Saturday, Aug 22 in Los Angeles.
Basil Brush is back on CBBC. The BBC has commissioned a second season of BASIL'S SWAP SHOP from independent producer The Foundation, part of the RDF Media Group.
The season, which began Saturday, January 10, will air for a 12-week run on CBBC (BBC Two) on Saturday mornings (10-11 a.m.). The show will go out live for 11 weeks followed by a "best of" episode comprising highlights from the live shows.
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
Hollywood design and animation house S4 Studios has kick-started TLC's upcoming STREET CUSTOMS series with an impressive :10 opening title sequence that blends art with the ultimate in vanity transportation, the custom auto buildout.
DIC Ent.'s longtime president of worldwide consumer products Nancy Fowler has departed the L.A.-based company to work full-time with The Licensing Shop, reports KIDSCREEN. She'll join founder (and husband) Steve Fowler at the startup brand management outfit, where she'll help to build the client base and increase the company's presence in the Canadian licensing industry. The firm is also looking for employees to fill creative and administrative roles.
As a result of the dollars unfavorable exchange rate and a lack of concrete tax incentives in the U.K. production market, The Jim Henson Co. will no longer have a full time staff at its London location of Jim Hensons Creature Shop, the companys visual effects and animatronics division. However, the companys own television and film projects are not affected and the Creature Shop will continue to service third party clients out of its Los Angeles and New York locations, as well as hiring freelance crews in London on a project-by-project basis.
Platinum Studios and Relativity Management have signed a deal with Vancouver-based the Shop Animation Studios to develop and co-produce a CG feature based the Italian comicbook series DYLAN DOG: THE FOURTH KINGDOM. Production will begin in March and Relativity will handle all foreign sales. The Shop co-founder Ian Pearson will direct, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Gavin Blair. Producers include Aaron L. Gilbert, president/co-founder of the Shop, and Platinum Studios chairman Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. Relativity ceo Ryan Kavanaugh will exec produce with Ervin Rustemagic.
Corel Corp. acquired Jasc Software Inc., the award-winning developer of the Paint Shop family of digital-photography and image-editing software. A critical milestone in Corel's ongoing growth strategy, this acquisition follows four consecutive quarters of profitability and a successfully completed turnaround since Corel was taken private in August 2003.
C21 Media reports that Jim Henson Pictures' TIME DOGS will be the first project for The Shop Productions, a new Canadian animation company set up by former Mainframe Entertainment president and CEO Ian Pearson. The CG animated comedy was written by Christopher Leone and Laura Harkcom and stars Zack and Dingo, a real dog and a robot dog. The two friends must travel through time to save their master, inventor Dr Quirk, and all dogs from a life of slavery under the Grand High Dogcatcher.
Urban Vision Entertainment is set to release a special edition DVD of PET SHOP OF HORRORS on February 27, 2001. The film is a collection of four tales revolving around an exotic pet shop and its strange creatures each holding a tale of lost love, second chances and redemption. Toshio Hirata directed the film and the character design was done by VAMPIRE HUNTER D's Hisashi Abe. The DVD will feature audio commentary by English director and cast, deleted material and two language options English and Japanese. The DVD will sell for US$29.95.
Honkworm and cartoonist Gary Leibs 2D and 3D animation studio, Twinkle, will co-produce a Webseries based on Doug Allens underground comic book story, JICKETTS SPEED SHOP. As part of the deal, Honkworm will distribute the series and also retains rights for offline media such as books, television and merchandise. SPEED SHOP was first published in the comic book ZERO ZERO and chronicles 40-something hipster Jicketts shady body shop.
Beginning September 6, 1999, NODDY will air Monday through Friday on PBS stations in the US as part of PBS's "Ready to Learn" service. NODDY debuted in the US in the fall of 1998. The program's success has led to the production of 25 new episodes, bringing the total number of episodes to 65. The new episodes will begin airing in the fall of 1999. Based on the world-renowned children's books by Enid Blyton, NODDY, a show for children ages three to seven, is co-produced by BBC Worldwide, The Enid Blyton Company and Toronto-based Catalyst Entertainment, Inc.