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DHX Media Ltd
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DHX Media works with Egmont U.K. on Shipwrecked

2012-09-25 06:15 ET - News Release

Mr. Steven DeNure reports


DHX Media Ltd. has formed a creative partnership with leading children's publisher Egmont U.K. for the joint creation of new children's entertainment properties. Under the partnership, Egmont's editors, authors and illustrators are collaborating with DHX Media producers in a single creative team to co-develop ideas which can work across multiple platforms, including publishing, TV and digital.

Egmont's first collaboration with DHX Media, Shipwrecked, is described as "Gossip Girl meets Lost." Egmont author Siobhan Curham (author of Dear Dylan) is working alongside Egmont editor Ali Dougal and DHX Media vice-president, development, Stephanie Betts to create the series for book and TV. Former president of the Jim Henson Television Group, Angus Fletcher, will join the team as a consultant.

Steven DeNure, president and chief operating officer of DHX Media, said: "Our partnership with Egmont is the perfect fit for our business, bringing together complementary reach and expertise to develop multiplatform brands with global appeal. We anticipate great things and look forward to working with Angus and the Egmont team in bringing new creative ideas to fruition."

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