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Michael Rose

Magic Light Pictures

Joint CEO

Michael Rose

Founded in 2003 by producers Martin Pope and Michael Rose, Magic Light Pictures makes imaginative entertainment for audiences, families and children worldwide.

The company creates high quality films and products and has built the wonderful ‘Gruffalo’ brand based on the best-selling books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The company directly manages production, licensing, global distribution and marketing and runs an international merchandising programme with over 40 licensees and 350 products.

Recent productions include Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning animated specials ‘The Gruffalo’, ‘Room on the Broom’ and ‘Revolting Rhymes’. ‘Zog’ premiered on BBC1 at Christmas 2018. Magic Light is currently developing it’s first two animated series for pre-school, together with a slate of live action family dramas.