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Bagpuss Makes Its Way to iOS and Android

Coolabi has recently announced the launch of the first ever officially licensed Bagpuss game app for both iOS and Android devices. The app is developed by Daredevil Development, with help from animation company Smallfilms and licensing agent Coolai, in a deal brokered by digital agency Peahen Games. The Bagpuss game app is designed for children aged 3 and up, featuring a mix of educational, ...


Coolabi Launches New Poppy Cat Mobile App

Children’s interactive media publisher StoryToys has recently announced the launch of the Poppy Cat and the Bubble Vocano mobile app, which is a 3D pop-up activity app based on the popular Poppy Cat TV series and book. The app was produced with help from international media group The Kindly Ones Production and Coolabi. The app is already available on the Apple App Store for $2.99. ...


Coolabi Starts Production on Scream Street

Coolabi Group has recently started production on a new stop-motion animated series titled “Scream Street.” Consisting of 52 x 11 minute episodes, the series will be a co-pro effort with animation studio Factory TM. The United Kingdom will see airings of the series via lead broadcaster CBBC. ...


Coolabi Partners with Little Dot Studios

Coolabi has recently announced that they have signed a new partnership deal with online producer and broadcaster Little Dot Studios for a group of iconic Smallfilms properties consisting of Bagpuss, Ivor the Engine, and the classic Clangers, as well as the popular UK social expression brand, Purple Ronnie. Little Dot Studio is known for creating and distributing online content for some of the ...

Channel 5's Greatest Kids TV Shows Gives Bagpuss Top Rank

Channel 5’s Greatest Kids TV Shows Gives Bagpuss Top Rank

Coolabi and Smallfilms have jointly announced that UK’s Channel 5 has voted Bagpuss as the third greatest kids TV program, as well as the highest ranking character-based show of all time on their “Greatest Kids TV Shows” programming event, which aired last November 8th. The Greatest Kids TV Shows was a nostalgic countdown of the 50 best British kids’ TV series over the ...


CBeebies and Coolabi to Bring Back The Clangers

CBeebies and Coolabi, along with Smallfilms, Sprout, and BBC Worldwide have recently banded together in order to bring back an iconic children’s series from the late 60s, The Clangers. The series is expected to return to the small screens in 2015. The Clangers focuses on a group of pink, mouse-like creatures who live in a small blue planet, which is not far away from our own. The title of ...


Coolabi Preps Second Season of Poppy Cat

Kids entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi is getting ready to produce a second season of their hit animated series Poppy Cat. The 2nd season will consist of 52 x 11 episodes and will once again be co-produced with King Rollo films, with commissioning broadcasters Nick Jr. (U.K. and Australia) and Sprout (U.S.). ...

Coolabi Appoints French and Korean Agents for Poppy Cat

Coolabi Appoints French and Korean Agents for Poppy Cat

Coolabi has recently signed two new agents for their hit series Poppy Cat, further extending the brand’s reach further into the key territories of Korea and France. The two new agents are Planeta Junior, which acquired agency rights in France, and will begin airing the series through France 5 in June. The Korean rights, on the other hand, went to Asiana Licensing, which is planning to air the ...

Coolabi’s Poppy Cat gets a Digital Deal

Coolabi’s Poppy Cat gets a Digital Deal

UK producer and rights management company Coolabi has recently landed a US distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool-targeted animated show Poppy Cat starting this fall. Based on British author Lara Jones’ popular bestselling book series, Poppy Cat was originally commissioned by Nick Jr. UK and debuted on the 24 hr preschool channel PBS Kids Sprout last November. ...

Coolabi and Cake team for Lara Jones' Poppy Cat

Coolabi and Cake team for Lara Jones’ Poppy Cat

Animation has a long history of bringing books to life, and the tale (tail?) of Poppy Cat is no different. Originally created by Lara Jones in the international best-selling and award winning book series, Coolabi’s Poppy Cat helps teach the lesson that no problem (no matter how crazy!) is unsolvable. Surrounded by friends like Zuzu, Egbert, Mo, Alma, and Owl, the group uses imagination ...

Coolabi and King Rollow Films bring Poppy Cat to Nick Jr

Coolabi and King Rollo Films bring Poppy Cat to Nick Jr

Soon enough, Nickelodeon will bring fans the world of Poppy Cat, Big Cat, Zuzu, Alma, Mo, Owl, and Bear. Why’s that? Because Coolabi and King Rollo Films are bringing the book series to Nick Jr. The production has already begun, translating Lara Jones Poppy Cat books into animated form and straight to Nick Junior in the UK. The plan is to get the cute little toon on televisions ...

Total Drama Action, Total Drama World Tour, and Stoked heading to Australia

Total Drama Action, Total Drama World Tour, and Stoked heading to Australia

Folks with the Australian ABC TV are in for a tremendous gift. Cake Entertainment has recently signed a deal with the network for 80 (80!) hours of awesome programming to air across Australia’s ABC1 and ABC3. This includes all sorts of great shows, but most notably Fresh TV’s animated series like Stoked, Total Drama Action, and the brand new Total Drama World Tour. As if that ...

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