3 October 2023
Blue Zoo Licensing and Phoenixx Limited announce agency agreement for Alphablocks and Numberblocks in Japan
The deal spans broadcast, licensing and digital and will open up a territory where demand for these brands is high.
24 April 2023
Blue Zoo receives Epic Megagrant in support of MoPo
The animation studio's new tool is a revolutionary way of rapidly creating animated content using VR in Unreal Engine.
24 March 2023
Numberblocks bursts into five new international language markets
The hit CBeebies show launches its channels in foreign languages including Portuguese, Spanish, French, German and Korean.
30 November 2022
First festive single release for Blue Zoo’s Numberblocks
The CBeebies children's show will release their very first Christmas song, with a large proportion of profit going to Children in Need.
24 October 2022
Blue Zoo and Plug-In Media create Brighton Zoo
Brighton Zoo is a powerful new regional studio designed for a new era of animation.
13 May 2021
Spotlight on… Blue Zoo Animation Studio: A menagerie of creativity, excellence, and integrity
This month we catch up with Tom Box, Managing Director and one of the co-founders of Blue Zoo, the multi-award-winning studio and animators of beloved shows Numberblocks and The Adventures of Paddington, and one of the founding member-companies of Animation UK.
29 October 2020
Blue Zoo short animation champions body hair & self-love in female directorial debut
Leg hair and Lycra: New short by award-winning Blue Zoo animation studio celebrates the act of self-love and finding your inner champion.
6 December 2019
BLUE ZOO ANIMATE FESTIVE MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘LET’S NOT GO AWAY’, NEW SONG BY SCOUTING FOR GIRLS
The music video for Christmas single 'Let's Not Go Away' by Scouting For Girls, has first-time director Katie Gascoyne taking the reins in Blue Zoo’s innovative shorts programme.
20 November 2019
‘The Adventures of Paddington’ animated by Blue-zoo to air March 2020 on Nick Jr.
Ben Whishaw returns in the title role of the series, set to air in March 2020 on Nick Jr., with a brand-new theme song “Paddington Bear” written and performed by Gary Barlow.
2 July 2019
Blue Zoo launches new brand rights company with Alison Warner at the helm
Award-winning animation company Blue Zoo launches new brand rights company and hires Alison Warner as Managing Director.
14 February 2019
Blue Zoo Helps Transport Paddington Bear to TV
The famous Peruvian bear is set to feature in new television series for pre-school audiences around the world, brought to life by London animation studio Blue Zoo.
13 February 2018
Introducing AnimDojo: the online animation gym
UK animation powerhouse Blue Zoo launches innovative new training program designed to prepare animators for a role in the industry and close the skills shortage gap.