How Molly of Denali found its diverse cast and crew

June 25, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Kidscreen/ Alexandra Whyte Dorothea Gillim, creator and executive producer for WGBH on the new PBS series, dives into how she was able to find Alaska Native talent to bring the new series to life with authenticity.   The upcoming PBS KIDS series Molly of Denali is the first US nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native … Read More

CBC’s 2018-19 Lineup Includes 17 New Series

May 25, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Molly of the Denali

Joanna Padovano Tong/ World Screen Canada’s CBC has unveiled its 2018-19 programming slate, which comprises 17 new series and 36 renewals spanning a variety of genres. The new CBC Kids originals are Becca’s Bunch, a comedy from Jam Media; Big Blue, an underwater adventure from Guru Studio; Endlings, a sci-fi series from Sinking Ship; Kingdom Force, an action show … Read More

CBC ANNOUNCES NEW AND RETURNING PROGRAMMING SLATE FOR 2018-19 SEASON

May 24, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Kim's Convenience, Molly of the Denali

Greg David, TV Eh? From a media release: Canada’s public broadcaster today announced its robust 2018-19 slate, including 17 new series and 36 renewed titles – one of CBC’s largest returning lineups to date. CBC’s upcoming year of original Canadian programming includes drama, comedy, factual, arts, music, kids, sports, news and documentary programming across television, … Read More

PBS cartoon to depict life in rural Alaska

May 17, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Amanda Bohman/ Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — In “Molly of Denali,” an animated series appearing next year on PBS, a 10-year-old Alaska Native girl helps her parents run a general store, bunkhouse and transport hub in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.  The first of 38 half-hour episodes plus a 1-hour special will start in summer … Read More

PBS Kids Announces New Series ‘Let’s Go Luna!’ and ‘Molly of Denali’

May 11, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Tom McLean/ Animation World Network ‘Luna’ exposes young viewers to social studies concepts while ‘Molly’ follows the adventures of an Alaska Native girl. ARLINGTON, VA. — PBS Kids announced this week two new animated series at the PBS Annual Meeting: Let’s Go Luna! and Molly of Denali. Molly of Denali will debut nationwide in summer 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 … Read More

PBS Kids orders Alaskan toon

May 10, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Nico Franks/ C21 Media PBS Kids in the US has ordered an action-adventure animated comedy that it says will be the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native as the lead character. Molly of Denali (38×30’/1×60′), currently in production with PBS station WGBH and Atomic Cartoons in Canada, follows the adventures of … Read More

PBS Kids orders first Alaskan Native series

May 9, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Alexandra Whyte/ Kidscreen PBS KIDS is doubling down on diversity with a new greenlight for Molly of Denali(pictured), the first US nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaskan Native lead character. Co-Produced by WGBH Boston and Atomic Cartoons, the animated series will premiere next summer on PBS stations as well as the pubcaster’s 24/7 channel … Read More