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Oct 04, 2016

Stone Newman Expands Role at GBI; Jo Kavanagh-Payne Joins as SVP

Genius Brands International has promoted Stone Newman to President of Global Consumer Products, Worldwide Content Sales & Marketing. This expansion of the executive’s purview was announced by Chairman & CEO Andy Heyward, to whom Newman continues to report. Newman joined […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Foothill Entertainment Joins ‘Mother Goose Club’

SANTA BARBARA, CA — Sockeye Media, producers of the preschool entertainment property Mother Goose Club, has appointed Foothill Entertainment as distributors for this fun and educational brand. Mother Goose Club has become a YouTube sensation receiving over 6 billion views […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Foothill joins Sockeye’s Mother Goose Club

Mother Goose Club is an educational 52x11mins series, which Foothill will debut at MIPJunior. It is based on a YouTube channel that has more than six billion views to date, and follows six colourful, live-action characters who bring classic nursery […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Sockeye Media names Foothill Entertainment as distributors for Mother Goose Club series

­ Mother Goose Club is a YouTube sensation receiving over 6 billion views to date. The announcement was made by Jo Kavanagh Payne, CEO, Foothill Entertainment, and Harry Jho, CEO, Sockeye Media. Under the terms of the agreement, Foothill Entertainment […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Foothill to Distribute Mother Goose Club

  SANTA BARBARA: Sockeye Media has appointed Foothill Entertainment to distribute the preschool property Mother Goose Club and to co-executive produce and co-develop an all-new CGI series for global buyers. Under the agreement, Foothill Entertainment will bring Mother Goose Club to […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Sockeye Taps Foothill for ‘Mother Goose Club’

Award-winning production company Sockeye Media has appointed Foothill Entertainment as distributor for its edutainment live-action/animation series Mother Goose Club. The show has proven a hit on YouTube, reaching over 6 billion views to date. The partnership was announced by Jo […]

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Oct 04, 2016

Mother Goose gets CGI treatment

The creators of a popular YouTube brand for children are developing an animated series alongside Foothill Entertainment in the US. Sockeye Media and Foothill will produce a 52×11′ CGI-animated series based on the Mother Goose Club brand, which Sockeye claims […]

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Oct 03, 2016

YouTube hit Mother Goose Club to get CGI series

California-based Foothill Entertainment and New York’s Sockeye Media are partnering to co-develop and co-executive produce a CGI-animated version of the Mother Goose Club series for the global marketplace. Sockeye’s Mother Goose Club preschool property is a YouTube mainstay, with its channel […]

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Oct 25, 2015

Foothill reaches skyward at MIPCOM with My Side of the Sky

Download PDF: My Side of the Sky – Inside TV – MIPCOM 2015

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Oct 02, 2015

Foothill Present New Titles in Cannes

The distributor is headed to Mipcom to present a pre-school favorite Toopy and Binoo, and the original comedy Boys Versus Girls. Foothill Entertainment, and its affiliate Foothill Europe Limited, head to Cannes with two new animated series and a new […]

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Sep 30, 2015

Foothill Launches a Pre-school Favourite and An Original Comedy to Cannes

(Santa Barbara/ London — 30 September 2015) Foothill Entertainment, and its affiliate Foothill Europe Limited, head to Cannes with two new animated series and a new distribution title in its ever-expanding portfolio. MIPJunior will see the launch of the much-beloved […]

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Sep 30, 2015

Foothill Entertainment Reveals MIPJunior Highlights

SANTA BARBARA/LONDON: At the upcoming market in Cannes, Foothill Entertainment plans to present the animated shows Toopy and Binoo and Boys Versus Girls, among other titles. Toopy and Binoo is a book-based preschool program made by Canada’s Echo Media. The […]

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Sep 23, 2015

Foothill Presenting Tween Sports Series My Side of the Sky

SANTA BARBARA: Foothill Entertainment and its London affiliate, Foothill Europe, are heading to MIPCOM to present buyers with the tween-targeted sports docu-reality series My Side of the Sky as part of a continuing relationship with Content Media. The live-action series […]

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Apr 11, 2015

Boy and the Dinosaur finds Canuck Partner

A Canadian company has come on board animated production Boy and the Dinosaur from transatlantic producer-distributor Foothill Entertainment. The deal means the series will be a coproduction between Shooting Star Animation in the UK and Echo Media in Canada, with […]

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Apr 10, 2015

Foothill shores up co-pro team for Boy and the Dinosaur

Santa Barbara, California-based Foothill Entertainment and its UK affiliate Foothill Europe have secured co-production deals for its animated preschool series Boy and the Dinosaur with UK-based Shooting Star Animation and Canadian prodco Echo Media. Worldwide distribution for the Canada-UK treaty co-production will […]

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Apr 10, 2015

Canada-U.K. Co-Pro Treaty Signed for Boy and the Dinosaur

SANTA BARBARA/LONDON: The U.K.-based Shooting Star Animation is teaming up with Canada’s Echo Media to co-produce the animated series Boy and the Dinosaur, a Foothill Entertainment property. Echo Media is behind such Canadian series asToopy and Binoo as well as the live-action […]

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Apr 10, 2015

Foothill finds pre-MIP partners for Dino toon

US producer and distributor Foothill Entertainment has brought on copro partners for its new toon series Boy and the Dinosaur and will start the presales effort at MIPTV next week. UK kids studio Shooting Star Animation has come on board alongside Canada’s […]

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Apr 03, 2015

Elizabeth Stephens Moves Up at Foothill

SANTA BARBARA: Foothill Entertainment has promoted Elizabeth Stephens to VP of sales and development. In her new role, Stephens will work under Jo Kavanagh-Payne, Foothill’s president. She is responsible for expanding the company’s linear and non-linear distribution footprint, while also […]

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Apr 02, 2015

Elizabeth Stephens Upped to VP at Foothill

Santa Barbara, Calif. and London, U.K.-based Foothill Entertainment has promoted Elizabeth Stephens to Vice President – Sales and Development. Stephens attains the new position a mere 18 months after being upped to the directorship in the position at the company. […]

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Oct 09, 2014

Foothill Heads to MIPCOM with Spike Team

SANTA BARBARA: Foothill Entertainment is presenting the latest installment of the animated series Spike Team at MIPCOM, with a number of sales for the show already completed. The first two seasons of the sports-themed show have aired on RAI Gulp […]

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Oct 06, 2014

Foothill makes The Cut for MIPJunior

Foothill Entertainment is launching BBC drama The Cut at MIPJunior. The distributor sells Content Television’s 1,600-episode kids and teen catalogue and will screen The Cut, which went out on BBC Two, at MIPJunior. The teen-skewing drama, which follows a group […]

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Oct 06, 2014

Foothill Entertainment Unveils MIPCOM Highlights

SANTA BARBARA/LONDON: Next week in Cannes, Foothill Entertainment is slated to showcase a number of titles from its kids’ and family entertainment catalogue, including Content Media Corporation’s The Cut. The Cut is a BBC teen soap opera that Foothill will […]

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Sep 30, 2014

MIP Junior Spotlight: Foothill Entertainment

CANNES: Foothill Entertainment is presentingRollie & Friends, which follows the residents of a magical theme park. Another title from the Foothill catalogue is Gunk Aliens, which centers on a team of kids who work to protect the planet from invading aliens. […]

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Sep 15, 2014

Splash Entertainment to Bring G.U.N.K. Aliens to Cannes

LOS ANGELES: This MIPCOM, Splash Entertainment plans to present G.U.N.K. Aliens, a new animated comedy series produced in partnership with Foothill Entertainment and Foothill Europe. G.U.N.K. Aliens centers on Jack, his robotic dog Snivel and friends Oscar and Ruby, all of whom […]

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Sep 15, 2014

MIP News Bytes: ‘Luchien,’ ‘P. King Duckling,’ ‘Zafari,’ ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’

Recently launched company Splash Entertainment will bring animated comedy G.U.N.K. Aliens (26 x 30), produced in partnership with Foothill Entertainment and its London affiliate Foothill Europe. Based on the best-selling kids books published by HarperCollins, the show features Jack, his robotic dog Snivel and […]

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Jun 10, 2014

Foothill preps Content’s Cut for Mipcom

Transatlantic producer-distributor Foothill Entertainment is prepping a teen soap opera that first aired on the BBC ahead of this month’s Mipcom. The Cut was broadcast as both a linear TV show and online in the UK and has already been […]

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Jun 01, 2014

Foothill Entertainment Continues Its Expansion Of Titles Through The Content Media Alliance

Forging cross-promotional and sales alliances, as the growth for content and the platforms proliferate worldwide, has seen Foothill Entertainment and its UK affiliate, Foothill Europe, head into the MIPJunior/MIPCOM market with new additions to its kids and family entertainment catalogue. […]

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Apr 09, 2014

Foothill Entertainment Focus On Prime Time Product at MIPTV

Foothill Entertainment, and its affiliate Foothill Europe Limited, are at MIPTV with a focus on building its projects for primetime, with projects such as its mother-daughter comedy as well as new deals on its animated series. Development continues on the […]

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Apr 08, 2014

Inside TV International – MIP TV

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Apr 07, 2014

Foothill Lands in Cannes with New Prime Time Product

(Santa Barbara/ London — 7 April 2014) Foothill Entertainment, and its affiliate Foothill Europe Limited, brings to MIP-TV a prime time focus to its exciting mother-daughter comedy as well as new deals on a hit animated series. Development continues on […]

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Mar 31, 2014

MIP TV 2014: Footill’s Momtourage Gets Copro Partner

US-based producer-distributor Foothill Entertainment has struck a coproduction agreement with Echo Media for primetime comedy My Momtourage and Me. The deal will see 19-2 producer Echo coproducing the 1x90mins/13x48mins comedy with Foothill Europe, which is now seeking presales for the show, and in […]

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Nov 20, 2013

Foothill Conquers Cannes

The distributor had a very successful run at Mipcom 2013, where its catalog from Content Media made a splash among buyers and its animated title Boy and the Dinosaurwas the 3rd most viewed show at the MIPJunior screenings. International kids’ content […]

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Oct 09, 2013

MIPJunior Gets Animated

The organization’s official numbers indicate animation was the most popular genre at the MIPJunior screenings, located at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes. PGS Entertainment’s content was the most demanded. After two intense days at the Carltong Hotel in Cannes, MIPJunior […]

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Oct 09, 2013

1461 Introduces New Preschool Series in Cannes

NORTH YORKSHIRE: This MIPCOM 1461 brings to market Rollie and Friends, a CGI animated preschool program that is distributed by Foothill Entertainment. Rollie and Friends follows the adventures of a young roller coaster in a magical theme park called Sunshine Cove. The […]

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Oct 08, 2013

Foothill Entertainment Featured in Animation Magazine’s 2013 Cartoons at Cannes Guide

Featured on pg. 32 and 34 Click here to view the entire guide

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Oct 07, 2013

PGS ‘ ‘Lady Bug’ and ‘Alvin’ Most Popular Toons at MIP Junior

The children’s programming content market MIP Junior ended on a high note on Sunday (Oct. 9) with record attendance at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France. The event, which featured keynotes byAwesomenessTV‘s CEO and founder Brian Robbins, Moshi Monster CEO […]

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Oct 02, 2013

Spike Team Returning to Rai 2

ROME: Starting next week, the series Spike Teamwill be airing Saturdays and Sundays on Rai 2 in a 9 a.m. slot. The show, which is about a girls’ volleyball team, is from Team Entertainment and is part of the Foothill Entertainment […]

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Sep 25, 2013

TV Kids Digital Edition

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Sep 25, 2013

Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi Head to Cannes with a New Distribution Partnership

Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi have announced plans for a digital distribution partnership that adds several preschool series to the ground-breaking web-based SVoD platform. Foothill will be adding Animal Stories (52 x 5’), Barney (13 x 5’), Eddy the Bear (26 x 11’), Little […]

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Sep 25, 2013

Foothill Scores Children’s & Family Titles from Content Media

SANTA BARBARA/LONDON: Foothill Entertainment is to serve as the exclusive sales agent for certain sub-distribution rights in various territories for around 1,500 episodes from Content Media’s catalogue of children’s and family programming. The package includes both live-action tween and family […]

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Sep 25, 2013

Foothill tops up with 1,500 episodes

Transatlantic producer-distributor Foothill Entertainment has picked up more than 1,500 episodes of children’s and family programming from Content Media. Santa Barbara- and London-based Foothill is now the sales agent for a package that includes live-action tween and family drama series […]

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Sep 25, 2013

KidsWire

Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi have announced plans for a digital distribution partnership that adds several Foothill Entertainment preschool television titles to Kidobi’s web-based SVoD platform. Foothill will be adding Animal Stories,  Barney, Eddy the Bear, Little Monsters, Microscopic Milton, and Zot the […]

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Sep 17, 2013

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Apr 24, 2013

FOOTHILL’S BOY AND THE DINOSAUR AMONG MIPJUNIOR’S TOP 3

Animation series produced by 1461 Limited and animation house Studio Lidell was secured by several broadcasters worldwide, anticipating a successful international launch in April 2014. US distributor Foothill Entertainment announced it has “major pre-sales and pre-production planning” underway for animation […]

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Apr 16, 2013

FOOTHILL ENTERTAINMENT – RAZ & BENNY

The tale of two mice whose ambitions are bigger than their brains, but whose good luck is as endless as their friendship. Often inspired by their eccentric pal Lilly, dare-devil Raz and cautious Benny are always off on one adventure […]

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