Search form

Tagged With: The Jim Henson Company

People Headline News

Jane Fonda Joins Cast of Apple and Skydance Animation’s ‘Luck’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:23pm

The Academy Award winning actor will voice ‘The Dragon’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's new multi-year deal to produce films and TV shows for Apple TV+. 

Business Headline News

Apple and Skydance Animation Sign Multi-Year Film and TV Deal

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 2:06pm

Partnership kicks-off with features ‘Luck’ and ‘Spellbound,’ and two-season order for ‘The Search for WondLa,’ all set to stream on Apple TV+.

SVOD Headline News

‘The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss’ Now on Kartoon Channel!

Genius Brands International acquires streaming and video-on-demand rights to the popular preschool series from The Jim Henson Company that features a hybrid of puppetry and CG animation.

Business Headline News

WebToon Launches WebToon Studios

Digital comic publisher announces new partnerships with Vertigo Entertainment, Bound Entertainment, and Rooster Teeth Studios; studio will also leverage existing relationships with their pool of writers and artists to build franchises across all media platforms.

People Headline News

Battat Taps Fonda Snyder to Head New Entertainment Division

Industry veteran will help develop and promote parent company’s IP, while expanding strategic global partnerships with family entertainment companies, animation studios, broadcasters, and streamers.

Dept. of Really? Headline News

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Canceled Right After Emmy Win

Netflix has decided to end production on the fantasy adventure series despite its win at this past Saturday’s 2020 Creative Arts Emmys ceremony, leaving fans hanging on the future of the world of Thra.

SVOD Headline News

Take First Look at Henson's ‘Earth to Ned,’ Debuting on Disney+ September 4

In the hybrid live-action/animated series from The Jim Henson Company, aliens sent to destroy the planet decide to host a talk show instead.

Stop-Motion Animation Headline News

All Star Cast Revealed for Guillermo del Toro’s Stop-Motion ‘Pinocchio’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 11:04am

Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Cate Blanchett and newcomer Gregory Mann top a stellar voice acting lineup in Netflix’s upcoming animated musical, based on Carlo Collodi’s classic story, written and directed by the Oscar-winning ‘The Shape of Water’ director.

Animated TV Series Headline News

IoM and Keith Chapman Ink Deal for New Preschool Series, ‘Farmer Mars’

Creator of ‘Paw Patrol’ and ‘Bob the Builder’ to co-develop animated property with Halifax-based studio.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Amazon Prime Now Streaming Popular Series & Specials from The Henson Company

Massive collection of critically acclaimed productions including award-winning specials and beloved preschool and fantasy series from The Jim Henson Company’s catalog now available on Amazon Prime Video.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Unwraps Teaser & Images for Director Timothy Reckart’s ‘The Star’

New teaser trailer for Oscar-nominated filmmaker’s feature debut will also appear in theaters Friday, July 28, with ‘The Emoji Movie.’

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Henson Signs New Broadcast Deals for ‘Splash and Bubbles’ and ‘Dot.’

New broadcast licensing deals for hit preschool underwater CGI-animated adventure series and digital series based on the picture book by Randi Zuckerberg signed with key international partners.

Documentaries Headline News

Independent Documentary ‘Street Gang’ Explores Origins of ‘Sesame Street’

New documentary feature from Macrocosm Entertainment and Citizen Skull Productions to include archival materials from Sesame Workshop and The Jim Henson Company.

MIPJr Headline News

Henson’s ‘Splash and Bubbles’ Set for World Premiere at MIPJr

Ocean-themed animated series produced by The Jim Henson Company and Herschend Enterprises is scheduled to debut in fall 2016 in the U.S. on PBS KIDS.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Henson Appoints New Licensing Partners for 30th Anniversary of ‘Labyrinth’

The Jim Henson Company appoints new licensing partners to support this year’s 30th anniversary celebration of ‘Labyrinth’ with Multiple products to hit retail this fall plus new Blu-ray and limited theatrical run of new 4K film.

Television Headline News

Netflix Announces New Henson Series with Julie Andrews

New preschool series from The Jim Henson Company co-created by the legendary Julie Andrews will include guest stars Alec Baldwin, Sara Bareilles, Tituss Burgess, Carol Burnett, Chris Colfer, Josh Groban, Ellie Kemper and Idina Menzel.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Henson Closes Post-MIPTV Licensing Deals

Strong global demand at MIPTV leads to slate of licensing deals signed for The Jim Henson Company’s preschool properties, including season four of the multiple award-winning ‘Dinosaur Train.’

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Henson Signs New Media Partnerships for ‘Lily's Driftwood Bay’ and ‘Elias: Rescue Team’

Henson Independent Properties concludes a number of broadcast and digital license deals for hit preschool series with Vme TV, POD Worldwide, Media Corp, Tring TV, TG4, MTV Oy, SVT, United Home Entertainment and more.

Pages

randomness