Category Archives: News

Countdown to Re-Launch


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                  Tom McLean Jun 28th, 2015 ITV and Pukeko combine miniatures and CG animation to propel a unique look for a rebooted classic in Thunderbirds Are Go! Few who saw the iconic 1960s series Thunderbirds can forget the excitement that creators Gerry […]

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Wellington Gold Awards finalists ‘exceptional’


www.stuff.co.nz COLLETTE DEVLIN Last updated 21:13, May 28 2015 The 2015 Wellington Gold Awards finalists were announced last night at a function where celebrations were also held to mark 150 Years of The Dominion Post, the 150th anniversary of Wellington as Capital City and the 50th anniversary of Porirua City. Gold […]

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GOALPOST PICTURES AND PUKEKO PICTURES’ ‘CLEVERMAN’ GOES INTO PRODUCTION FOR AUSTRALIA’S ABC TELEVISION


DISTRIBUTED BY RED ARROW INTERNATIONAL Production has begun in Sydney, Australia on CLEVERMAN, a six-part high concept genre drama, with a superb ensemble cast including Scottish actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones), Golden Globe nominee Frances O’Connor (The Missing), Deborah Mailman (The Sapphires), Hunter Page-Lochard (The Sapphires), Rob Collins (The […]

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JAPANESE PRODUCTION COMPANY TOHOKUSHINSHA ACQUIRES THE BROADCAST AND LICENSING RIGHTS FOR THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO


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– New series set for terrestrial broadcast in Japan this Autumn – LONDON – 21st April 2015 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is proud to announce that the Japanese film distributor and production company Tohokushinsha Film Corporation has acquired the television and licensing rights for the highly anticipated […]

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ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT TAKES THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO TO NZ


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 London, UK – 9 APRIL 2015 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) today announces that Global Licensing (NZ) Ltd has been appointed as licensing agent for new action adventure series, Thunderbirds Are Go in New Zealand. Global will oversee the development and expansion of the Thunderbirds Are Go licensing […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go – PRESS


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Attached in PDF format are the press summaries for the UK, New Zealand & Australia. Thunderbirds Are Go – UK Press Summary 1 Thunderbirds Are Go – UK Press Summary 2 Thunderbirds Are Go – NZ Press Summary Thunderbirds Are Go – Australia Press Summary  

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Thunderbirds Are Go for TV2


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2 March 2015 TVNZ is pleased to announce that much anticipated new children’s and family series, Thunderbirds Are Go is set to screen in April on TV2. The reboot of this much-loved series will be created using an innovative mix of CGI animation and live-action miniature sets. Whenever disaster strikes, […]

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First Look at Lady Penelope, Parker & Brains


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27 February 2015 ITV, PUKEKO PICTURES AND CITV PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CREATOR SYLVIA ANDERSON TO FEATURE IN SPECIAL THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO EPISODE AND LADY PENELOPE, PARKER AND BRAINS PICTURES ARE REVEALED ITV and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures today released an exclusive look at classic characters from the much anticipated […]

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ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW ZEALAND’S PUKEKO PICTURES UNVEILS DIGITAL DEVELOPMENTS FOR THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO


Partnership with BeyondTheStory will see launch of new Thunderbirds Are Go interactive reading app in October 2015 WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – FEBRUARY 18 2015 – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) continues to accelerate its licensing drive for the highly anticipated boys’ action adventure series Thunderbirds Are Go, with news […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go Social Media Launches


6 February 2015 ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures are are excited to announce five official Thunderbirds Are Go social media channels launching today! Launching under the name Thunderbirds HQ, the five social platforms will each carry a range of different content to engage our audiences:   YouTube Instagram  Tumblr  Facebook […]

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