Telescreen (company)

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Not to be confused with the Japanese company, Telescreen Japan Inc.
Telescreen BV
Industry Animation, Production
Founded 1983
Area served Worldwide
Products Children's television shows

Telescreen (or Telescreen BV formerly known as Telecable Benelux B.V.) is a Dutch television production company that has produced and distributed children's TV series such as Miffy, Moomin and Alfred J Kwak since 1983.

The international Consumer Products department manages and develops the merchandising programs of animated properties worldwide, such as Frog & Friends and Lizzie McGuire.

As licensing agent, they also represent some of the world’s major entertainment companies in the Benelux territory, such as: BBC Worldwide, Turner Entertainment, TV Loonland, Chapman Entertainment and Aardman Animations.

The company services the full range of children's entertainment production, from animation production, TV distribution, home entertainment, consumer products, royalty administration to artwork coordination and creation.

History[edit]

Telescreen B.V. was founded in 1983 under the name Telecable Benelux BV by Dennis Livson and Jos Kaandorp. In 1994, the name Telecable Benelux B.V. was changed into Telescreen B.V. Soon thereafter, Livson sold his rights to the giant Japanese entertainment firm Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and subsequently renamed it Pri-mation Media BV but kept on trading under the name Telescreen.

In 1998, Palm Plus Produkties became the holding company for Telescreen, under which Telescreen operated until 2005.

Since December 2008, Telescreen is incorporated into the German m4e Group, a Brand Management & Media Organisation.

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