Magic Light Pictures' Revolting Rhymes picks up win at Prix Jenuesse International 2018 - Licensing.biz

Magic Light Pictures' Revolting Rhymes picks up win at Prix Jenuesse International 2018

A premier get-together for content, innovation and quality in kids’ TV, the Prix Jeunesse International is the world’s leading competition of children’s and youth TV programmes.
Author:
Publish date:
revolting

Magic Light Pictures’ Revolting Rhymes has triumphed at the Prix Jenuesse International 2018, taking the top prize in the seven to ten Fiction category.

This is just the latest in a sweep of accolades that have been awarded to the animated film, and follows wins at the BAFTAs, the International Kids Emmys, European Animation Awards, the Annies and the Annecy Animation Festival, as well as an Oscar nomination.

A premier get-together for content, innovation and quality in kids’ TV, the Prix Jeunesse International is the world’s leading competition of children’s and youth TV programmes.

Revolting Rhymes is a retelling of classic fairy tales with twists and surprising endings and has drawn in ten million viewers of Christmas 2016. Based on the book by Roald Dahl, the film premiered on BBC One and was directed by Jakob Schuh and Jan Lauchauer, co-directed by Bin-Han To and produced by Magic Light’s Martin Pope and Michael Rose.

The voice cast stars the likes of Dominic West, Gemma Chan, Rose Leslie, Rob Brydon and David Walliams.

Magic Light Pictures co-founder, Martin Pope, said: “We are so thrilled to win this prestigious award, and honoured that the Prix Jeunesse judges, who are all experts in children’s TV, rated Revolting Rhymes so highly in the face of such quality global competition.”

Revolting Rhymes has sold to 37 countries worldwide. 

Related

Featured Jobs

Warner Bros Logo 620 x 349

Senior Category Manager.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is the entertainment arm of the world's leading communications company, Time Warner. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. comprises numerous divisions including Television, Home Video, Theatrical, On-line and Consumer Products.

Roaddahl_job_logo_final

JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Roald Dahl | Marylebone, London | Salary Dependent on experience | Contract 6-month FTC | 5-day week, Monday to Friday | Start ASAP

Endemol_new_job_logo

Senior Product Development Designer

Endemol Shine Group is a global content creator, producer and distributor with a portfolio of international hits including Big Brother, Black Mirror, Deal or No Deal, Humans, Hunted, MasterChef, Mr. Bean, The Biggest Loser, The Island, Spelling Star, Your Face Sounds Familiar and many more. Endemol Shine Group’s businesses have creative operations in over 30 markets, with a diverse portfolio of over 600 revenue generating formats across scripted and non-scripted genres, alongside digital, gaming, and distribution operations.