Hyperion Pictures

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Hyperion Pictures
Industry Filmmaking
Founded 1984
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
Key people Thomas L. Wilhite
Willard Carroll
Chris Young
Subsidiaries Hyperion Animation Company, Inc.
Jambalaya Studios

Hyperion Pictures (a.k.a. Hyperion Films or Hyperion Studios) is an American film production company founded by Thomas L. Wilhite, who had previously been the head of motion picture and television produced for and owned by Walt Disney Productions, and writer/director Willard Carroll. The company produces both live-action and animated productions such as The Brave Little Toaster and The Runestone.

Hyperion's most recent release is the Musical Romantic comedy Marigold, filmed in India. They are currently producing Carroll's psychological thriller Crawl.

A subsidiary of the company is Jambalaya Studios which has produced black animated television series and feature films such as The Proud Family, Da Boom Crew, Bebe's Kids and The Proud Family Movie.

The company's mascot was Leslie McGroarty from Itsy Bitsy Spider, who appears in its production logo.

The company has yet to be acquired by The Walt Disney Company.

List of notable Hyperion features[edit]

Note: All of the productions from Hyperion Animation will be placed in bold.

Feature films[edit]

(TV) - Television film
(DTV) - Direct to video

Short films[edit]

Television series[edit]

Television specials[edit]

  • The Oz Kids: Christmas in Oz (1996, with ABC)
  • The Sissy Duckling (1999, with HBO)

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