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 best TV Series Based on Books at the Cynopsis 5th Annual Kids
!magination Awards. The award recognizes the remarkable translation to TV of Children’s literary work. Peter Rabbit was also nominated for Preschool Series/Special and received an honourable mention at the awards ceremony.
Peter Rabbit was developed by Silvergate and Penguin Books. Beatrix Potter’s classic character, Peter Rabbit, returned to the screen in 2013, in a brand new 3D animation series for Nickelodeon (Nick Jr) and the BBC (CBeebies).
Waheed Alli, CEO, Silvergate Media said:
“We are proud of the industry recognition for Peter Rabbit which is testament to the great work Paula Rosenthal and her team have done. The new animation is an inspiring and playful re-imagining of Beatrix Potter’s timeless children’s classic.”
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Paula Rosenthal, EVP Creative Content Executive Producer, Peter Rabbit
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Notes to Editors Silvergate Media
Silvergate Media is a creative content and licensing company driven by big ideas and big collaborations. Silvergate was formed in 2011 by Waheed Alli and William Astor, with offices in New York and London. In April 2016 Silvergate partnered with Shamrock Capital, an LA based private equity firm, who now hold a stake in the Company.
Silvergate develops and produces world-class content built to inspire, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through innovative storytelling, great products and strong partnerships.
Silvergate has a number of assets based on characters and brands developed for pre-school children and their development slate continues to grow. Among their portfolio of projects in production are Peter Rabbit (currently in its second season), Octonauts (currently in its fourth season), a new preschool series, Sunny Day (first season to be aired in 2017) and a new children’s series, Hilda (available exclusively on Netflix worldwide from the beginning of 2018).
Silvergate are currently in pre-production on other brand new programmes for partners including Disney and their development slate continues to grow.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter was first published in 1901, and has never been out of print since. Over the course of its 110-year history, it has sold more than 250 million copies, been translated into 35 different languages, and led to one of the world’s oldest licensed product ranges.
In partnership with co-producers Nickelodeon and publishers Frederick Warne, Silvergate has developed Peter Rabbit into a new 3D Computer-generated imagery (CGI) animated TV series for pre-schoolers.
The new animation is an inspiring and playful re-imagining of Beatrix Potter’s timeless children’s classic. Mischievous, charming and brave, Peter is a hero who overcomes obstacles, outwits predators and avoids danger as he embarks on a series of exciting adventures with his best friends Benjamin and Lily.
About the Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards
The Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards honor the year’s best in children’s, tween and family programming, technology, marketing and the executives who work the magic behind the scenes. Recognizing outstanding achievements in content creation across platforms, and the campaigns that promote it, this unique awards program from Cynopsis Media, is judged by a panel of industry experts.
The awards event took place on September 27, 2016 in New York City. http://www.cynopsis.com/event/2016-kids-magination-awards-results/