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Macmillan Publishers Joins MIMO Studios Like Photon Creative's 'Pouting Fish' Animated Film (Exclusive)

Animated adaptation of Pout-Pout Fish by MIMO Studios and Like a Photon Creative has begun production in Australia with Macmillan Publishers, The Hollywood Reporter can exclusively announce.

Based on the best-selling preschool picture book series by author Deborah Diesen and illustrator Dan Hanna, Pouting Fish: The Movie will be released as Featuring the original adventures of Poutfish , the frowning, big-hearted character of the same name, and various underwater friends. Explore their underwater world. Rated as a New York Times bestseller and #1 Children’s Book Published by Time Magazine, Pout Franchise Exceeds title and has sold over hundreds of prints Thousands of volumes.

“In these times of unprecedented demand for children’s and family content, as evidenced by the immense success of films such as Super Mario Bros. , we are very excited and honored to be able to Partnering with the talented Like a Photon Creative to bring the fantastic book series Pouting Fish to life,” said Zalgami, Founder and CEO of MIMO Studios. “With a string of fantastic adventures and incredible brand recognition, this is exactly the type of project I envisioned when I started MIMO and is sure to become our main franchise.”

Macmillan Publishing will serve as executive producer and financier for the project, originally acquired by longtime children and family executive Zarghami’s company 1296. Launched on 2008, the series was originally published by Macmillan as one of the first full-service productions announced by Nickelodeon Veteran’s consultancy specializing in kids and family content.

“Pouting Fish: The Movie” by MIMO Studois/Like a Photon Creative2021

“Macmillan are delighted to be working with Like a Photon and the fantastic team at MIMO Studios to bring our beloved picture book series to the silver screen,” said Jen Besser, Group President, Macmillan Children’s Publishing. ” “Over the past 06 years, Pouting Fish Already a favorite with kids and parents alike, this is the perfect next chapter. “

Pouting Fish: The Movie was previously reported as part of a multiple 3D animated TV-length film deal that also acquired the serial Children’s Podcast “The Extraterrestrial Adventures of Finn Caspian” . Original songs will accompany the pout The protagonists face various issues and challenges such as water pollution and standing up for others.

“Like a Photon Creative is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the beloved Pout-Pout Fish story world to life become a reality,” said Nadine Bates and Kristen Souvlis, co-founders of the Australian-based studio. our hearts. We can’t wait to share this wonderful story with young audiences around the world. “

Other recently announced projects by MIMO Studios include The Reality ProjectCode Club, an original property focused on related coding languages, and Brittany Geragotelis Screen adaptation of the book series infamous Frankie Lord .



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