We've been waiting with bated breath to get our hands on these plushies. Our favourite monsters have hit the toy shelves and they're HUGGLETASTIC!
They're soft and plushy AND you can get ones that TALK too.] Read Article
Every Wednesday, here in the studio we organise a Show & Tell where Darragh O'Connell introduces new recruits and then a staff member explains what they've been working on.
Today we had director Nicky Phelan show us the original test pilot from 2008 for an *exciting new production.
*Don't worry, stay tuned and we'll reveal all in good time!] Read Article
Disney Junior have released Henry Hugglemonster: Meet The Hugglemonsters on DVD today!
It's Henry's first DVD release - featuring six episodes of the show, a bonus episode of Sheriff Callie's Wild West AND and some "monstrous" iron-on decals.
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It's the final week of the Pictiúr exhibition so be sure to head down to IMMA this Saturday 11th January from 11am to 3pm to partake in the Pictiúr Family Day!
Exhibition curator and current Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey, author and illustrator of Henry Hugglemonster, will be onsite to collaborate with families to illustrate panels and add them to large scale sculptural pods.
Niamh...] Read Article
06/01/14 by Anahita Tabarsi
Posted in Kids & Families, News
Melissa Harris-Perry relays the news that the heretofore unnamed mother of popular Disney character "Doc McStuffins" will be named after real-life physician and founder of Artemis Medical Society Dr. Myiesha Taylor.
As of Friday January 10th she will be known as Dr. Myiesha McStuffins!] Read Article
Have you ever dreamt of having an Octonauts themed birthday party? I know we here in the studio often have. But our dreams pale in comparison to what 3 year old Lucca experienced thanks to her talented parents!
Rife with sea-creature themed treats and decor, hand-drawn Octonauts characters and signs, and Peso medic bags full of goodies to name but a fraction of the Octonaut-filled fun...] Read Article
02/01/14 by David Maybury
Posted in Studio and Staff, Behind the Scenes
Head of Technology, Brian Gilmore, was busy over the holidays - writing an article for The Journal about the changes in animation tech since he joined BBF, 16 years ago.
When I started in the animation industry 25 years ago it was all pencil, paper and cel paint. A lot has changed since then in the animation world, but the end goal is still the same; to create and tell engaging animated...] Read Article