By Kristin Brzoznowski
NEW YORK: A new agreement between FitzRoy Media and Magic Lantern Entertainment will bring the iconic Heathcliff character into the 21st century with the development of animated and live-action programming for theatrical, television and direct-to-DVD releases worldwide. Targeting a broad adult, teen and tween audience, the new Heathcliff will focus on comedy, set against a hip, club-music sound. READ MORE
By PETER DEBRUGE
Irascible orange housecat Heathcliff will be getting a second life on the screen courtesy of a joint venture between family toon studio Magic Lantern Entertainment and rights holder FitzRoy Media.
by Samantha Loveday
Renegade Animation begins pre-production on series of interstitials.
Fitzroy Media has signed up Renegade Animation to design and produce a series of new projects around popular cat character Heathcliff, starting with a package of animated interstitials. Renegade will start pre-production on 50×2-minute interstitials this month, with the team focusing on an updated look. READ MORE
NEW YORK, January 8: Fitzroy Media has signed Renegade Animation to design and produce a number of animated projects around the classic Heathcliff character to bring the property into the 21st century. Preproduction will start this month on 50 2-minute interstitials, with animation director Darrell Van Citters, who leads Renegade’s creative team, on board to develop an updated look. Targeting an adult & tween audience, the new Heathcliff will focus on comedy, set against a hip, club-music sound.