FitzRoy Teams with Magic Lantern for Heathcliff Revival

June 2, 2009 |

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

Duo to Groom Heathcliff for Screen

April 1, 2009 |

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.

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US: New Animated Heathcliff on the Way

January 12, 2009 |

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.‚Ä®Renegade will start pre-production on 50×2-minute interstitials this month, with the team focusing on an updated look. READ MORE

Classic Heathcliff Property Gets Modern Revival

January 8, 2009

By Kristin Brzoznowski

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.

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