Star-studded cast expands company’s entertainment footprint with first Build-A-Bear animated Christmas movie based on best-selling holiday plush
st.Lewis, November 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Build-A-Bear Entertainment, a subsidiary of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), along with Foundation Media Partners, today received five Grammy nominations and multi-platinum achievements. announced thatSinger-songwriter Julia Michaelssix-time Grammy Award-winning legend Dionne Warwick and actress trinity jolly bliss Appeared in an anime Christmas special Glisten and Merry MissionThis highly anticipated film is Build-A-Bear’s first animated feature and is based on the company’s multi-year best-selling Holiday Plush collection.
Glisten and Merry Mission It follows the young elf Marzipan (voiced by Bliss) and her mother Cinnameg (voiced by Michael). Marzipan must believe in the magic of the seasons, rediscover an enchanted snow deer named Gristen, and embark on his once-in-a-lifetime adventure to save Christmas. Their pursuit of Merry His mission is aided by a cadre of colorful reindeer and elves, including the wise Sage His Evergreen (voiced by Warwick).
Build-A-Bear President and CEO Sharon Price John The film will be executive produced based on a story written by John and the CEO of Foundation Media. Patrick Hughes produce a movie.The script was written by Temple Matthews (“Mariah’s Once Upon a Christmas”) and Ms. John, with art direction, design and animation Ontario, Canada Based out of Big Jump Entertainment with Big Jump’s Chief Creative Officer Cory Morrison directed by. Michael Mariano and his frequent collaborators Tracy Mariano Call out directly.
John says: “In a beautifully animated interpretation of the Merry Mission story, I am really excited about this wonderful opportunity to bring the beloved Glisten Snow Deer characters to life, especially with this Dreamcast. We have found a way to ensure that every child receives a toy made with love, our adorable fearless elf marzipan will delight any Christmas fan.”
In the past few years, no songwriter has reshaped pop music more than five times the Grammys® Award-nominated and multi-platinum artist Julia MichaelsIn 2017, she launched her solo career with her debut single, “Issues,” reaching 5x platinum sales. A year later, her peers recognized her amazing work at the Grammy Awards® Nominated for “Best New Artist” and “Song of the Year”. She has released a series of her critically acclaimed EPs, including her fan favorite Nervous System in 2017 and her critically acclaimed Inner Monologue Part 1 and Inner Monologue Part 2 in 2019. Enviable run touring with Maroon 5, Keith Urban, Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan, and P!NK. In 2021, Julia released her long-awaited full-length debut her album Not In Chronological Order to critical acclaim. Her music continued to connect with songs like “What A Time” and “Heaven” which earned her platinum status. To date, she has recorded 25 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 as a songwriter, including her two number 1s. Justin Bieber’s “I’m sorry” Selena Gomez’s Four Top 10 hits, in addition to “Lose You to Love Me.”She won her third Grammy Award® The hit song “If the World Was Ending” was nominated for “Song of the Year” and won her fourth Grammy Award.® Her work on HER’s album Back of My Mind earned her an award nomination, her fifth nomination as a songwriter for “Best Country Song.” Maren Morris “Turning Around This City” Her latest release, “Sorry To Me Too,” kicks off her next chapter as a solo artist, with a larger project slated for early 2023. Additionally, she was nominated to compose the original song for the Oscar-starring Disney movie Wish.winner Ariana DeBose,Arrive November 2023with additional collaborations to extend her incredible songwriting legacy. merry mission Michaels’ feature film debut.
Warwick is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter who has been a cornerstone of American pop music and culture for over 50 years. She has had over 60 charting hits of hers, sold over 100 million records, and scored her first hit in 1962 with her “Don’t Make Me Over.” In her less than ten years since then, she has released over 18 consecutive Top 100 singles of hers. These include classic Bacharach/David recordings such as “Walk on By,” “Anyone Who Had a Heart,” “Message to Michael,” and “Promises Promises.” “Home Is Not Home”, “Alfie”, “A Little Prayer”, “This Girl Is In Love With You”, “Never Fall In Love Again”, “Give Me A Hand”, And from the theme “Ningyo no Tani”. In 1985, she reunited with composer Burt Bacharach and her longtime friend. Gladys Knight, Elton John When Stevie Wonder to record the groundbreaking song “That’s What Friends Are For”, which became a number one hit worldwide. Most recently, Warwick was inducted into the Grammy Museum Hall of Fame. Los Angeles A special 50th anniversary exhibition was unveiled with a historic program and performances at the Clive Davis Theater. Clive DavisBurt Bacharach, Executive Director of the Grammy Museum, Bob SanteriWarwick has also completed recording a new studio album to mark her 50th anniversary. Phil Ramonefeaturing a special new song written by her longtime friend and legendary composer Burt Bacharach.
Bliss is best known for playing series regular roles in ‘Best Foot Forward’ and ‘The Garcias’.She will soon be seen as Tuktirey James Cameron’s Avatar: Path of Water December 2022appears in Avatar 3 and Avatar 4.
About Build-A-Bear Entertainment
Build-A-Bear Entertainment, a division of Build-A-Bear Workshop, is an IP-based company best known for its striking and unique ‘build your own’ retail concept, which actively promotes a wide variety of content. has been created intentionally. Right relationship for big screen debut. Hello In addition to his upcoming project with Sunshine, the company has produced several feature films in collaboration with Foundation Media Partners. honey girls, Delivered by Christmas When christmas CEOApart from this, the highly anticipated documentary by the award-winning director Taylor MordenThis marks Build-A-Bear’s success as a multi-million dollar public company in 1997, through its current evolution and digital transformation, to becoming a multigenerational, diversified, omni 2021 company. The channel organization that recorded the most profitable year of the year is now in post-production.
About BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC. (NYSE: BBW)
Build-A-Bear is a multi-generational global brand focused on its mission to ‘add a little more heart to life’, empowering individuals by creating their own ‘furry friends’ to celebrate and celebrate. It appeals to a wide range of consumer groups who enjoy creative expression. Commemorate life moments. Nearly 500 interactive brick-and-mortar retailers operating in a variety of formats provide hands-on entertainment experiences for guests of all ages, often fostering lasting and emotional brand connections. . The company also has an online “Bear-Builder”, an animated “Bear Builder 3D Workshop”, and an age-restricted adult “Bear” at https://www.buildabear.com/. We offer an e-commerce/digital buying experience.In addition, Build-A-Bear Entertainment, a subsidiary of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., expands its brand strength beyond retail, offering engaging entertainment for children and adults that fulfills the company’s mission. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) offers products in wholesale and non-plush consumer categories through licensing agreements with leading manufacturers. total revenue of $411.5 million For more information, please visit the Investor Relations section of buildabear.com.
About Foundation Media
The Foundation’s clients and management teams have produced a number of commercially successful and award-winning films for major studios and independent investors. The Foundation’s slate includes films from some of the world’s most prolific filmmakers, nurturing some of today’s most dynamic, cutting-edge new voices. Recent titles include THE BAD GUYS, based on the best-selling book franchise. Aaron Bravey, was released earlier this year by DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures. THELMA THE UNICORN, based on another best-selling book franchise by Blabey, is currently being directed and produced. Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) for Netflix. DELIVER BY CHRISTMAS was Build-A-Bear Entertainment’s first hallmarked movie to release in Fall 2020. Honey, the first Build-A-Bear entertainment feature film from Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, is based on the pop music trio from Build-A-Bear Workshop and will be released in 2021. Girls.
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