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Magic Light Pictures teams up with ODEON for festive family experience

Magic Light Pictures and ODEON Cinemas have teamed up to bring a large selection of the multiple Oscar-nominated company’s animated specials to the big screen in the run-up to Christmas. Since half term, double bills of half-hour family films have been rolling out in ODEON cinemas across the UK and …

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The Gruffalo’s Child plots new ‘enchanting trail’ through Kew Gardens this autumn

The Gruffalo’s Child is plotting a new and ‘enchanting trail’ through the gardens of the popular Sussex heritage site, Kew this autumn, through a new partnership between Magic Light Pictures and Kew’s Royal Botanic Gardens. Adventurous visitors will encounter much-loved characters from author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s book, …

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Magic Light Pictures partners with lifestyle brand Joules for exclusive The Gruffalo collection

Magic Light Pictures is partnering with the premium lifestyle brand, Joules, for the launch of an exclusive collection of Gruffalo clothing and accessories for babies and toddlers. The new collection will launch in Joules stores and online mid-September. The range features colourful apparel and accessories for babies and children up …

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Magic Light Pictures’ Pip and Posy sponsors this year’s Playday event with communities across the UK

Magic Light Pictures’ new preschool series, Pip and Posy, has joined forces with Play England, Play Scotland, Play Wales, and PlayBoard Northern Ireland to sponsor this year’s Playday event. Recognising the fundamental need for play among children and their health, wellbeing, and development, Playday is a national day for play …

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The Gruffalo returns to England’s forests with launch of second AR Gruffalo Spotter app

The Gruffalo is returning to the deep, dark wood thanks to the latest partnership between Forestry England, Magic Light Pictures, and Nexus Studios and the launch of The Gruffalo Spotter 2 app. Building on the BAFTA nominated original, the new app brings the characters of The Gruffalo to life in …

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Magic Light Pictures names Marc Ollington its new marketing director

Magic Light Pictures has appointed Marc Ollington as its new marketing director, a major new role created to build on the significant and continued growth of the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated production company. An experienced marketing professional, Ollington joins the firm from Sky where he was marketing director of entertainment, responsible …

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Magic Light Pictures’ The Snail and the Whale takes Best Special Production at 2021 Annie Awards

Magic Light Pictures’ animated special, The Snail and the Whale, has been named Best Special Production in the 48th Annual Annie Awards, hosted via a virtual ceremony on Friday, April 16th. The Annie Awards have been presented by the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood, each …

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Guide Dogs UK creates The Gruffalo scents to make story time inclusive for visually impaired children

Magic Light Pictures and Macmillan Children’s Books have partnered with the sight loss charity, Guide Dogs to answer the age old question: what does the Gruffalo smell like? Via this innovative new partnership, characters from the popular children’s book by Julia Donaldson – Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake, and the Gruffalo …

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Olivia Colman and Matt Smith lead voice cast of Magic Light Pictures’ Superworm

Magic Light Pictures is returning to the world of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler this Christmas with a new adaptation of the pair’s beloved story, Superworm for BBC One and BBC iPlayer. As usual, the adaptation has already attracted some of Britain’s best-loved stars, this time around seeing Oscar winner …

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Magic Light Pictures teams with Royal Botanical Gardens to bring new Gruffalo Adventures trail to Kew

Magic Light Pictures has teamed up with the Royal Botanic Gardens to launch a new Gruffalo Adventures trail in Kew Gardens’ striking Arboretum this October. The Arboretum – home to 14,000 trees – will play host to author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s much-loved characters during the half-term holidays …

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