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Thunderbirds Are Go! to Mark First MIP Junior World Premiere TV Screening


http://www.worldscreen.com/articles/display/2014-7-16-kid-itvs-thunderbirdsarego-mipjunior By Joanna Padovano Published: July 16, 2014 PARIS: Thunderbirds Are Go!, a remake of the classic show from the 1960s, is slated to make its world debut at this year’s MIP Junior, which is being held in Cannes from October 11 to 12. MIP Junior’s first-ever World Premiere TV Screening [...]

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YA Novel ‘Wicked Lovely’ Gains Movie Momentum


http://www.deadline.com/tag/wicked-lovely/ By MIKE FLEMING JR | Thursday July 10, 2014 @ 5:11pm The movie adaptation of the Melissa Marr novel Wicked Lovely has conjured up a second wind. Originally set up at Universal by Wild West Picture Show Productions, the project is now freed up and WWPSP has brought in indie production house Pukeko Pictures to [...]

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First look at the new Thunderbird 1 – And It Looks F.A.B.!


ITV Studios today released a sneak preview of the new Thunderbird 1 which will feature in their hotly-anticipated new show Thunderbirds Are Go! Set against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign, the rocket maintains its distinctive silver bullet style which many fans will remember from the original series. The major new children’s series, a co-production [...]

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Heavy Metal & Pukeko Pictures to Adapt ‘Rat Queens’


Girls star in adult comedy fantasy series ALEX FENSOME 19/06/2014 HUNTING MONSTERS: Pukeko Pictures’ latest venture is making an animated series of the comic Rat Queens. Wellington film and TV company Pukeko Pictures has a new project, an adult comedy fantasy adventure series starring an all-female crew of rat warriors. [...]

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ITV Studios Global Entertainment Signs First TV Deal For Thunderbirds Are Go!


New reinvention of iconic children’s series set to air on Australia’s Nine Network 16th June 2014 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has signed its first international TV broadcast deal with Australia’s free-to-air Nine Network for Thunderbirds Are Go!, ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures’ major new reinvention [...]

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Trust Deed signed in Wellington a move towards a sustainable screen industry


  Media Release Wednesday 18 December Trust Deed signed in Wellington a move towards a sustainable screen industry Moves aiming to ensure future sustainability for Wellington’s screen industry continued today with the signing of a trust deed for PIPI, a programme which works with writers and designers to commercialise their [...]

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Thunderbirds Are Go! Voice Cast Revealed


Thunderbirds Are Go!  Voice Cast Revealed Rosamund Pike to play Lady Penelope Original cast member David Graham reprises his role as Parker Wellington – New Zealand, Monday 30th September 2013 – ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures today reveal the voice cast for Thunderbirds Are Go! Fifty years after [...]

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Pukeko wants part in TV’s golden age


Pukeko wants part in TV’s golden age TALIA SHADWELL NEW MARKET: Pukeko Pictures chief executive Andrew Smith wants to bring TV gold to our  shores. A Wellington children’s television producer is growing up and looking to cash in on the global growth in high-quality adult television. Pukeko Pictures chief executive [...]

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WotWots DVD’s and Downloads Land for the First Time in The USA


WotWots land on DVD, Digital Download and Video-on-Demand in the USA on August 20, 2013. The first release from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Meet the WotWots features 10 fascinating episodes from the popular TV series airing on The Hub. Meet the WotWots, which features playful exploration, participation and guided observation, will [...]

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The WotWots Tickle Toes DVD in Canada on August 22nd


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The WotWots third DVD adventure – Tickle Toes – hits shelves in Canada on August 22, 2013 for a suggested retail price of $14.99. The WotWots airs on Corus Entertainment’s 24-hour, preschool channel Treehouse. Made up of seven episodes, each 11 minutes long, the DVD features the delightful alien duo, [...]

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