Octonauts and Peter Rabbit nominated for five Emmy Awards

Mar 27, 2017

Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, is proud to announce that Peter Rabbit and the Octonauts have been nominated for a total of five awards at this year’s Daytime Emmy awards.

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Jeff Farnath appointed Chief Financial Officer

Jan 26, 2017

Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, has appointed feature film and animation industry veteran, Jeff Farnath, as CFO of Silvergate Media.

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Octonauts is making a splash in China

Jan 09, 2017

More than 4.1 billion on demand TV views and toy sales up over 350% in China Hong Kong and London – 9 January 2017 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment, is proud to announce that its preschool series, Octonauts, has achieved record on demand views and […]

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Silvergate and Night & Day Studios launch first ever Octonauts app

Nov 17, 2016

New York and London – November 17, 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, along with Night & Day Studios, one of the leading makers of children’s apps globally, today launch the first-ever Octonauts app. Screenshot from the first ever […]

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Silvergate and Mattel announce new partnership for Octonauts in China

Oct 17, 2016

London – 17 October 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, has formed a partnership with Mattel in China for Octonauts, its undersea preschool adventure property. This new partnership will mean that Mattel China will manage the Octonauts consumer products […]

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Silvergate signs Rainbow Designs for a brand new TV Peter Rabbit plush partnership

Oct 05, 2016

London – 5 October 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, has signed up Rainbow Designs as its plush and toy licensee for TV Peter Rabbit, its animated TV series for pre-schoolers. Rainbow Designs are industry leaders in bringing high […]

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SOUND THE OCTO ALERT! STA LAUNCHES NEW OCTONAUTS SWIMMING AWARDS PROGRAMME

Oct 03, 2016

London – 3rd October 2016 STA, the world’s largest independent swimming teaching and lifesaving organisation, is thrilled to announce an exciting new licensing partnership with Octonauts, the popular British children’s television series, produced by Silvergate Media for the BBC channel CBeebies. To support the partnership, STA is launching a brand new range of Octonauts branded […]

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TV Peter Rabbit wins at Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards

Sep 29, 2016

New York, London – 29 September 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, is thrilled to announce that Peter Rabbit, its 3D Computer-generated imagery animated TV series for pre-schoolers has won an !magination Award. Peter Rabbit won an award for […]

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PETER RABBIT™ is crowned Best Classic Licensed Property at Licensing Awards 2016

Sep 19, 2016

19th September, 2016 London, UK Penguin Ventures scooped the Best Classic Licensed Property Award for PETER RABBIT™ at the 2016 Licensing Awards on 13th September. PETER RABBIT™ was shortlisted alongside ten other classic brands including licensing giants such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh, Doctor Who, Moomins and Roald Dahl. Susan Bolsover, Head of Licensing and Consumer […]

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Octonauts expands in Spain

Jul 29, 2016

London, Madrid and New York – 29 July 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, is delighted to announce the launch of Octonauts on Spain’s national broadcaster, RTVE. The show launched on air this July on RTVE’s kids’ channel, Clan, […]

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Silvergate secures original commission with Netflix for its new children’s series, Hilda

Jun 17, 2016

London, New York – 17 June 2016 Silvergate Media, (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on preschool children’s entertainment based in New York and London has secured a deal with Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, for their new animated children’s TV series called Hilda. Hilda will be available exclusively on […]

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Here Comes Hilda

Jun 15, 2016

Discover the history behind the story of Hilda in “Here Comes Hilda,” by Alexandra Lange in The New Yorker.  Lange interviews author Luke Pearson about how he developed the vivacious character and storyline, as well as what’s coming in the new Netflix series. 

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Octonauts expands into Russia

Jun 15, 2016

London, Moscow and New York – 15 June 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, is delighted to announce that it has renewed its broadcast agreement with CTC, a leading Russian broadcasting channel for Octonauts, its undersea preschool adventure property. […]

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Peter Rabbit wins two Emmy Awards

May 03, 2016

New York, London – 3 May 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, is thrilled to announce that Peter Rabbit, its 3D Computer-generated imagery animated TV series for pre-schoolers has won two Daytime Emmy awards. Peter Rabbit won the Outstanding […]

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THE OCTONAUTS DIVE INTO FIRST U.S. THEATRE TOUR

Apr 26, 2016

Brand New Children’s Stage Show Based on Hit Television Show on Disney Junior and Popular Children’s Book Series 60-City Tour Launches this Fall with Tickets On-Sale Saturday, April 30 New York – April 26, 2016 – Explore. Rescue. Protect! “Octonauts” announced a brand new, action-packed and interactive theatre show for the very first time in […]

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Silvergate partners with Shamrock Capital Advisors to accelerate growth

Apr 25, 2016

London, New York and Los Angeles – 25 April 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in London and New York, is to partner with Shamrock Capital Advisors (“Shamrock”) in order to accelerate Silvergate’s global growth, organically and by acquisition. Shamrock has acquired a majority […]

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Silvergate strikes new multi-territory Octonauts deal with Netflix

Apr 06, 2016

New York and London – 6 April 2016 The Octonauts Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, has agreed a new three year, multi-territory deal with Netflix for seasons one, two and three of Octonauts, its undersea preschool adventure property. The […]

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Production of Sunny Day ramps up with Season Two

Apr 05, 2016

London – 5 April 2016 Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, announces that it is now in production with season two of Sunny Day, a new animated preschool series. Sunny Day will launch on Nickelodeon in the US in early […]

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Silvergate announces new European TV deals for Octonauts as it continues global expansion

Apr 04, 2016

London and New York – 4 April 2016 The brand-new Gup-K vehicle featured in the double-length special, “The Octonauts and The Great Swamp Search!” Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, announces a number of new international sales for Octonauts, its […]

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Octonauts Partner with Marine Conservation Society

Mar 21, 2016

21st March 2014 London, 21st March 2014 – Silvergate Media has announced that Octonauts will be partnering with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the leading charity for the protection of UK seas, shores and wildlife. The partnership, which launches this month, will see Octonauts being featured in the MCS supporter magazine, on membership pack collateral […]

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Silvergate partners with SimEx-Iwerks to launch 4-D Octonauts

Mar 02, 2016

New York, Los Angeles and London – 2 March 2016 The Octonauts on their Amazon Adventure Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, has announced a partnership with SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment (“SimEx”), to bring the first 4-D Octonauts cinema experience to fans […]

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Silvergate signs three year global master toy renewal deal with Fisher- Price for Octonauts

Feb 15, 2016

London and New York – 15 February 2016 The brand-new Gup-K vehicle featured in the double-length special, “The Octonauts and The Great Swamp Search!” Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, has signed a three year master toy renewal deal for […]

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DISNEY JUNIOR ON BOARD FOR FOURTH SEASON OF OCTONAUTS

Sep 22, 2014

London, 22 September 2014: Leading independent media company, Silvergate Media announces today the sale of a fourth season of its hit pre-school show, Octonauts to Disney USA. The new series consists of 12 x 22-minute new episodes as well as 2 x 22 minute specials. Octonauts first launched on the Disney Junior block on Disney […]

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Peter Rabbit Wins Three Daytime Emmy Awards

Jun 22, 2014

22nd  June 2014 Peter Rabbit has won three Daytime Emmy Awards, from a total of eight nominations! The awards went to Art Director Stephen Robinson for Production Design, Storyboard Supervisor Mårten Jönmark for Storyboards and 2D Designer Eddie Gribbin for Set Design. The show was also nominated in the categories of Outstanding Special Class Animated […]

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Silvergate Media signs Vivid as toy partner for new Peter Rabbit TV in UK, Europe and Australia

Jun 17, 2014

New toys set to launch in 2014 London, 17 June 2013. Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has appointed Vivid as toy partner for the UK, Europe and Australia for Peter Rabbit, its brand new CGI animated series, co-owned with Penguin UK. Vivid will produce a range of Peter Rabbit toys, including figurines, playsets and plush. […]

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Octonauts and Sea Life Sign Multi-Territory Deal

May 01, 2014

May 2014 -The on-going partnership between Sea Life and the Octonauts has been further strengthened with the signing of a multi-territory deal. The Octonauts will visit Sea Life sites across the UK, Germany, France, Australia and the US throughout 2014 with a programme that includes costume character appearances, fun and educational brand activities and Octonauts-themed […]

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CCTV Acquires Rights to Peter Rabbit and Octonauts in China

Apr 24, 2014

24th April 2014 Leading independent media company, Silvergate Media today announced that CCTV, the national state broadcaster in mainland China, has acquired broadcast rights to its two flagship pre-school properties, Octonauts and Peter Rabbit. The sale is a significant development for Silvergate Media and UK animation in the territory, where the two shows will be […]

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SILVERGATE TEAMS WITH PAPERCHASE FOR CLASSIC PETER RABBIT

Apr 14, 2014

 Stationery, home and gift range to launch spring 2015 Independent media company Silvergate Media has partnered with leading stationery retailer Paperchase on an exclusive new range of products based on the Classic Peter Rabbit illustrations of Beatrix Potter. This range, Paperchase’s first full range based on a licensed character, will include a broad portfolio of […]

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PENGUIN SNAPS UP NORTH AMERICAN PUBLISHING RIGHTS FOR OCTONAUTS

Apr 14, 2014

First titles to hit shelves this autumn London, 14 April 2014: Independent media company Silvergate Media has awarded Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group,  the North American publishing rights for its hit pre-school brand, Octonauts. Grosset & Dunap will publish and distribute Octonauts TV tie-in books across the US and Canada, […]

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DISNEY JUNIOR ON BOARD FOR FOURTH SEASON OF OCTONAUTS

Apr 14, 2014

London, 22 September 2014: Leading independent media company, Silvergate Media announces today the sale of a fourth season of its hit pre-school show, Octonauts to Disney USA. The new series consists of 12 x 22-minute new episodes as well as 2 x 22 minute specials. Octonauts first launched on the Disney Junior block on Disney […]

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Octonauts Live Show Announces UK Tour

Apr 07, 2014

7th  April 2014 Top-selling children’s stage show producers Fiery Light today announce a brand new full-length theatre adventure for children, Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure. Based on the popular CBeebies’ TV show, Octonauts, this exciting new production opens at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, on Thursday 16 October and tours into 2015. Autumn tour […]

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SILVERGATE SCOOPS PARENTS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Feb 19, 2014

Peter Rabbit and Octonauts both pick up prizes New York, 19 February 2014: Leading independent media company Silvergate Media has scooped prizes for both Peter Rabbit and Octonauts in the Spring 2014 Parents’ Choice Awards. Both brands were recognised in the Television category. Peter Rabbit, a production of Silvergate Media, Nickelodeon U.S. and Penguin UK, […]

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BBC ON BOARD FOR FOURTH SERIES OF OCTONAUTS

Jan 29, 2014

New episodes set to deliver from 2015 London, 29th January 2014 – Silvergate Media has announced that the BBC has acquired a fourth season of its hugely popular pre-school show, Octonauts. The new series will consist of 24 x 11 minute episodes and 2 x 22 minute specials. The BBC was the first ever broadcaster […]

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Silvergate Media’s Peter Rabbit hops into Germany

Jan 21, 2014

Super RTL on board as broadcaster and licensing & merchandising agent London, 21st January 2014. Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has signed a deal with Super RTL for the broadcast and merchandising rights for its perennially popular property Peter Rabbit brand across German-speaking territories including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, and Alto  Aldige. Co-produced with […]

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NEW LICENSING DEALS ANNOUNCED FOR CLASSIC PETER RABBIT

Oct 15, 2013

October 15, 2013 – Independent media company Silvergate Media has announced two significant additions to its Classic Peter Rabbit licensee roster. Leading toy manufacturer Gund will be producing Peter Rabbit plush, plush keyrings and mohair plush for the UK, Eire/Channel Islands and mainland Europe. Product will be distributed through high end retail outlets and is […]

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SILVERGATE MEDIA PARTNERS WITH IMMEDIATE FOR PETER RABBIT MAGAZINE

Oct 14, 2013

October 14, 2013 – Following the success of their hit new animated pre-school series Peter Rabbit on CBeebies, independent media company Silvergate Media is to partner with Immediate Media to publish a four-weekly standalone Peter Rabbit magazine. The magazine will launch with a special ‘All About Peter Rabbit’ in Spring 2014 followed by a regular […]

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Silvergate Media and Fisher-Price Ink Global Master Toy Renewal Deal for Octonauts

Oct 14, 2013

London, 14 October 2013. UK independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has signed a renewal deal with Fisher-Price, Inc., the leading manufacturer of infant and preschool toys and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., to continue as Master Toy partner for its undersea preschool adventure property, Octonauts. During the hugely successful first term, the toys have appeared […]

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Silvergate Media Launches Distribution Arm Geraint Marsh To Head Division

Sep 23, 2013

London, 23 September 2013. Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media is launching its own dedicated television distribution arm which will be helmed by new SVP Global TV Distribution & Consumer Products (Americas & France), Geraint Marsh. Geraint will be responsible for the global exploitation of rights across television and digital media, and consumer products in the […]

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Silvergate Media secures US DVD partner for Octonauts

Jun 18, 2013

NCircle comes on board the hit brand New York, 18 June 2013. Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has signed US children’s home entertainment distributor NCircle Entertainment as DVD and download-to-own partner for its hit property Octonauts. NCircle has secured the US home entertainment rights to seasons 1 and 2 as well as 4 specials of […]

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