RGH ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCES NEW ANIMATED FEATURE FILM, LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS
RGH now in Production for 2014 Holiday Season Release in CG 3-D Stereoscopic
May 20, 2013 2:15 by Jenifer Pinto-Suares
DUBAI, UAE – (May 6, 2013) – RGH Entertainment (a division of Rubicon Group Holding) has announced production of its latest animated feature film, Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, which will be released in CG 3-D Stereoscopic.
The film is directed by Anthony Bell (Rugrats, Alpha and Omega, and the upcoming Norm of the North) from a screenplay written by Rob Edwards (The Princess and the Frog, Treasure Planet). RGH Entertainment’s Randa Ayoubi and David Corbett are serving as executive producers.
Inspired by the book authored by L. Frank Baum, the creator of The Wizard of Oz, Life and Adventures of Santa Claus tells the story of a young boy who overcomes the odds to become one of the most beloved characters the world has ever known.
RGH will be attending the Cannes Film Festival with worldwide rights to the film, which will be available for a global theatrical release for Christmas 2014.
“Including L. Frank Baum’s timeless tale into our growing portfolio of IPs for children and family audiences has attracted some of the industry’s most respected names wanting to work with RGH Entertainment.” said Randa Ayoubi, Rubicon Group Holding CEO “Our production of Baum’s century-old book will reveal the little known story behind the myth of one of the most enchanting imaginary characters of all time”
“Our talented teams at RGH in Los Angeles, Manila, Dubai and Amman, Jordan are well on their way to crafting a highly entertaining film that will become a holiday tradition for many generations to come,” adds David Corbett, RGH Executive Director North America.
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, follows close on the heels of its first feature film production, ‘Postman Pat: The Movie – You Know You’re the One’, produced in partnership with DreamWorks Classics.
RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) is a diversified entertainment company devoted to the creation of incomparable entertainment experiences and interactive educational content across all media channels. RGH has a team of 400 employees in four locations: Amman (Jordan), Los Angeles (United States), Manila (Philippines) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Together, RGH’s world class team collaborates to provide a unique perspective into the realization of compelling digital content and immersive entertainment.
Combining award winning creative and cutting-edge technology, RGH has an established reputation for innovation in four distinct business segments: Productions, Themed Entertainment, Games and Education. Our products and services are critically acclaimed by the industries’ experts: RGH’s Pink Panther and Pals series, co-produced with MGM, won four Kidscreen Awards in 2011; RGH’s Trashers iOS App won the 148Apps “Best Kids Game 2011” award.