What we do
Passionate about creating, developing and producing pan-platform brands with heart, soul and digital baked-in, to engage, entertain and nourish global audiences, Lightning Sprite Media is the small but mighty end-to-end IP development and production company set up and run by BAFTA-nominated animation and games producer and Showrunner, Daniel Bays.
Specialising in children’s and family animation and games, as well as developing a vibrant slate,
Lightning Sprite Media offers creative and digital consultancy, development and production services in animation, digital, cross-platform projects and games.
Braving Helsinki’s unseasonable snow, Lightning Sprite Media’s Founder and Creative Director, Daniel Bays traveled to the first Animation Powwow of 2017 to deliver keynote presentation: ‘The Adventures of a Preschool Show Creator’ – sharing tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts and lessons learned the hard way from 13 years working in children’s media development and production. There was Read more about Lightning Sprite’s Dan Powwows in Helsinki[…]
Congratulations to the nominees for the Kidscreen Awards 2017! Lightning Sprite Media founder Daniel Bays has been given the great honour of being a judge for the Digital categories of the Awards and has spent many enjoyable hours in December engrossed in the awesome content submitted. See more here: http://kidscreen.com/2016/12/05/nickleodeon-sprout-lead-kidscreen-awards-finalists/?utm_source=xchange.kidscreen.com&utm_medium=email
Looking forward to meeting all of the new producers and hearing their presentations at Cartoon Springboard this week; Halle here we come!
Read Founder, Daniel Bays’ top tips on how to make your IP stand out from the crowd and crack the key problem of Discoverability: http://mipblog.com/2016/10/standing-crowd-5-keys-discoverability/
Drawing from the development of Tree Fu Tom and Bitz and Bob, Lightning Sprite Media Founder, Daniel Bays, shares top tips on how to navigate the complex minefield of development and deal with notes to deliver the best possible outcomes for your content – what ever platform it is for. http://mipblog.com/2016/09/three-key-elements-to-making-a-great-show/ Please share and do Read more about MIP Blog #2 of 3 – ‘Three keys to making a great TV show’[…]
This is the latest in a series of posts from leading TV influencers in the run-up to MIPCOM 2016. http://mipblog.com/2016/09/interview-daniel-bays-changing-way-children-engage-world/ Very proud to be among such talented company on http://mipblog.com/ too; some great stuff there and more to come on the run up to MIP Junior and MIPCOM in October. The posts are coordinated by TV business Read more about Check out Founder, Daniel Bays’ MIP Blog[…]
Take a look at Founder, Daniel Bays’ overview of the best producers and content for kids out there right now: http://mipblog.com/2016/09/interview-daniel-bays-changing-way-children-engage-world/ Then please share and let us know what you think: firstname.lastname@example.org What other great stuff is out there?
Passionate about creating, developing and producing pan-platform brands with heart, soul and digital baked-in, to engage, entertain and nourish global audiences, Lightning Sprite Media is the small but mighty end-to-end IP development and production company set up and run by BAFTA-nominated animation and games producer and Showrunner, Daniel Bays. Specialising in animation and games for Read more about Lightning Sprite Media – Strikingly good ideas[…]
Take a look at Lightning Sprite Media Founder and Creative Director, Daniel Bays talking about Catapulteers at Cartoon 360: [For more info please contact us at: email@example.com] See more interviews – and some great other projects – from Cartoon 360 here: http://www.cartoon-media.eu/cartoon-360/photos-and-videos-8.htm
Nico Franks of C21 Media writes: ‘CARTOON 360: A former creative producer at preschool broadcaster CBeebies has partnered with UK production company Plug-In Media on a new multiplatform project. Daniel Bays left the BBC after 15 years in February and has set up idea-development and creative consultancy firm Lightning Sprite Media, based in Manchester. Among Read more about Catapulteers hits the news! – new C21 Media article[…]