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Distribution

Magic Light Pictures in-house distribution team sells and distributes our productions internationally, working with over 300 partners all over the world.

About

Our programmes and specials have won multiple awards including two BAFTAs, two International Emmys and four Oscar nominations

International hit shows include the on-going collection of half hour specials based on the hugely successful books written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. This collection currently includes The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom, Stick Man, The Highway Rat, Zog, Snail & The Whale, Zog and the Flying Doctors and Superworm. Our portfolio also includes the multi award-winning two half-hour animated films Revolting Rhymes, based on Roald Dahl’s much-loved retelling of classic fairy tales.

Endeavouring to build long term relations and always expending our worldwide network, we work with carefully chosen partners in each territory to connect our shows with the widest audience locally and globally through television, home entertainment, streaming platforms, cinemas and festivals.

Our productions are airing and being streamed in over 50 different local languages and across over 180 countries

We attend all the major television festivals and markets including MIPCOM, Kidscreen, Annecy MIFA, CMC and other events around the world.

Programmes

THE GRUFFALO

2009 - 26 mins

Broadcast Awards; Best Children's Programme / Academy Awards; Best Animated Short Film Nomination

The magical tale of a mouse who sets out on a woodland adventure in search of a nut. Encountering predators who all wish to eat him – Fox, Owl and Snake – the brave mouse creates a terrifying, imaginary monster to frighten them away. But what will the mouse do when he meets this frightful monster for real?

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD

2011 - 26 mins

Annecy International Animation Festival; Cristal for Best Television Special / BANFF Rockie Awards; Best in Kids and Animation / BAFTA; Best Short Animation Nomination

A sequel to The Gruffalo. When the little Gruffalo is feeling brave, she ignores her father’s warnings and tiptoes out into the snow, through the forest, in search of the Big Bad Mouse. Does he really exist, or was her father just telling a story and is it all a trick?

ROOM ON THE BROOM

2012 - 26 mins

BAFTA Children's Award; Best Animation

A kind witch ignores the concerns of her long-suffering companion, a wonderful Cat, and invites more and more animals to join them on her broom. But how will the gang overcome the fearsome Dragon whose favourite dinner is Witch and Chips?

STICK MAN

2015 - 27 mins

BANFF Rockie Awards; Best Animation / Annecy International Animation Festival; Cristal for TV Production / BAFTA Children's Award; Best Animation Nomination

A happy-go-lucky father’s epic journey to make it home in time for Christmas, with a little help from Santa. Stick Man’s enduring efforts against setbacks will make sure that there is not a dry eye in the house!

THE HIGHWAY RAT

2017 - 26 mins

Rose D'Or; Children and Youth Category Win

The swashbuckling tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits. Tearing along the highway, he searches for sugary treats to steal until he meets his match in a cunning duck; and his sweet tooth leads him to a sticky but happy end.

ZOG

2018 - 27 mins

International Emmy Awards; Kids Animation Win

Zog is the story of a keen young dragon who wants to learn how to fly, roar, and breathe fire in his first years at Dragon School. He’s desperate to impress his teacher and win a golden star, but he’s accident-prone and each year he has to be helped by a kind young girl who patches up his bumps and bruises. Then in Year Four, he must capture a princess – can the young girl help him with his trickiest challenge yet?

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

2019 - 27 mins

Annie Awards; Best Special Production

Join the snail on the tail of a great big grey-blue humpback whale on their journey around the globe. In the unlikely friendship between an ambitious sea snail and a humpback whale, discover the power of the sea and the perils of swimming too close to the shore... Can the snail save the whale when he is beached in a secluded bay?

ZOG AND THE FLYING DOCTORS

2020 - 26 Mins

BANFF Rockie Awards; Children's Animation Category Win

Zog is back for another adventure with his friends Gadabout and Pearl, also known as the ‘Flying Doctors’. They soar through the skies and cure all kinds of creatures of their ailments, but when the King falls ill, can they do enough to save him?

SUPERWORM

2021 - 30 mins

Superworm tells the story of a super-long, super-strong earthworm who always comes to the rescue of bugs and animals in distress. He can fish Beetle out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm’s rescue when he’s captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, all Superworm’s insect friends have a cunning plan…

REVOLTING RHYMES

2016 - 2 x 29 mins

Winner BAFTA Best Children’s Animation 2017; Chicago International Children's Film Festival; Children's Jury: Animated TV Production

Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Revolting Rhymes takes the classic fairy tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, then mixes them together and serves them with a mischievous twist.

TV Series

Pip and Posy

2021 - 52 x 7 mins

Pip and Posy are best friends whose lives revolve around a wonderful world of play.
Packed with warmth and humour, the series is a joyful celebration of their great friendship, its laughter and games, its ups and downs. Their friendship is at the heart of every episode; what it means and what it takes to be a good friend. Pip and Posy shows preschoolers how to build lasting friendships with kindness, resilience and flexibility.

This is the first ever preschool series from Magic Light Pictures. It is based on characters from the million-selling book series illustrated by Axel Scheffler and written by Camilla Reid. It premiered in the UK in March on Channel 5’s Milkshake! and May on Sky Kids.

Contact

Magic Light Pictures - Distribution
E: distribution@magiclightpictures.com

Get in touch

4th Floor
41-42 Foley Street,
London.
W1W 7TS


+44 (0)20 7631 1800
office@magiclightpictures.com

Get in touch

4th Floor
41-42 Foley Street,
London.
W1W 7TS


+44 (0)20 7631 1800
office@magiclightpictures.com