FableVision, Inc., the next-generation studio for the development of original transmedia properties and storytelling across both traditional and emerging platforms, is delighted to announce that it is joining forces with Pippin Properties, Inc. effective immediately.
Founded by identical twin brothers Peter and Paul Reynolds, and under the leadership of President Gary Goldberger, FableVision Studios is known for its commitment to "stories that matter, stories that move. " FableVision creates a wide variety of positive media & multimedia-including robust websites, digital games, animation, iPhone apps, interactive whiteboards, and more.
Holly McGhee, President of Pippin Properties, says "We've been working with the amazing Peter H. Reynolds for over a decade now, and we are thrilled to expand that partnership by joining forces with FableVision. The unexpected and non-traditional origins of FableVision's publishing projects, combined with the sensibility of Peter and Paul Reynolds, together with their extraordinary team of talented artists, animators, designers and programmers,are the perfect complement to what we do here at Pippin. "
FableVision and Pippin Properties are launching their partnership with Charlie & the Kiwi, a picture book based on an interactive science exhibit originally featured at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY, to be published by Simon & Schuster's Atheneum Books.
FableVision's CEO Paul Reynoldsexplains, "FableVision has been at the hub of digital media for over a decade and we are thrilled to announce the formal partnership with Pippin Properties to head up FableVision's global efforts."
Reynolds adds, "By combining forces, FableVision expects to accelerate its growth as both turn-key transmedia company and as one of the most trusted digital media brands around the world. Pippin's Holly McGhee and Emily van Beek are truly the best in the publishing, entertainment, and licensing industries, with an impeccable reputation for discovering and nurturing best-in-class talent, as well as the partnership ecosystems required to nurture enduring and profitable high-end children's properties."
As FableVision's Founder, Peter H. Reynolds shares, "I am a fan of great storytelling, and the Pippin / FableVision story is one fabulous story. This is, in many ways, the next chapter in the future of publishing. Story is central, but the way those stories are created and delivered is changing rapidly. Combining Pippin's expertise finding great talent, crafting win-win deals for all involved with FableVision's cutting edge digital transmedia property development and distribution is a classic "fairy tale" in the making."
FableVision Studios creates award-winning websites, games and activities, animated films, interactive graphic novels, museum kiosks, educational software, digital storybooks, desktop applications, and iPhone apps. FableVision has become a go-to source for publishers, foundations, educational institutions, museums, research groups and broadcasters who are looking for next-generation media-tech-storytelling solutions. The Boston-based digital media firm provides development for world-class groups, such as Pearson, FunBrain.com, Scholastic Weston Woods, MIT Education Arcade, Learning Games Network, PBS KIDS, and Jim Henson Productions.www.fablevision.com
Pippin Properties is a focused children's literary agency dedicated to maximizing the creative and commercial potential of all its properties. Pippin represents the works of some of the industry's top writers and artists to a wide range of publishing, animation, motion picture, television, and licensing companies. Along with New York Times best-selling Peter H. Reynolds, the firm's roster includes such authors and illustrators as Kate DiCamillo, David Small, Kathi Appelt, Doreen Cronin, Jandy Nelson, Harry Bliss, and Antoinette Portis. Discerning in choosing its clientele, Pippin is devoted to maintaining a standard of excellence in children's media content unmatched in the industry. www.pippinproperties.com