Set up in 2003 Magic Light Pictures has built a global reputation for excellence in kids and family programming with universal quality. Its programmes, ranging from TV specials to children’s entertainment franchises, have won multiple awards including two BAFTAs, two International Emmys and four Oscar nominations.
Selling to over 180 countries across PayTV, FreeTV, SVOD and Home Entertainment, Magic Light’s in-house distribution team ensures that its programmes are seen on the most respected international channels and platforms including BBC, ZDF, Disney Channel, PBS Kids, ABC Australia, Canal+, Nickelodeon, Amazon, Netflix and many more.
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 and ZOG. Further specials THE SNAIL & THE WHALE and ZOG & THE FLYING DOCTORS will join the portfolio in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Magic Light Pictures’ portfolio also include the multi award winning two half-hour animated films REVOLTING RHYMES, based on Roald Dahl’s much-loved retelling of classic fairy tales.
Magic Light Pictures attends all the major television festivals and markets including MIPCOM, Kidscreen, Annecy, CMC and other events around the world.