MCSFO Podcast interview


As part of “Miikshi the Meek Sheep in the Cosmic Potato” winning first place at the Kids with S.T.E.A.M. Film Sci-Fi Film Festival, Lindsay and Justin were invited to talk about all things Miikshi on The Multicultural Sci-fi Organization (MCSFO) Podcast . Many thanks to Amanda Ray for having us on the show — it was great fun to geek out together!

You can listen to the interview on the MCFSO Podcast website!

Financing awarded for brand new "Miikshi" series!

GRAIN NEWS, everyone!

Out of the final 20 shortlisted web series proposals, we have been awarded production financing from the Independent Production Fund to create a BRAND EWE series of Miikshi! The full press release and list of awarded productions is here:

CORN-GRAT-MOO-LATIONS to all our fellow IPF creators, and huge thanks to the IPF selection committee!

Stay tuned for a shy sheep scientist saving her city from a sinister subway sabotage plot! Coming 2020 to Shaftesbury Kids!


"Miikshi" selected at film festivals

Miikshi’s first short film adventure, “The Cosmic Potato”, is an official selection at the following festivals!

  • 35th Annual KIDFILM Family Festival (Dallas, Texas, USA)

  • 2019 Providence Children's Film Festival (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

  • 2019 OUF! Festival Off Casteliers (Montréal, Québec, Canada)

  • The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival 2019

  • 2019 Queens World Film Festival (Queens County, New York, USA) | Winner "Best Family Friendly"

  • Near Nazareth Festival 2019 (Afula, Israel)

  • KIDS FIRST! Film Festival (USA)

  • Kids With S.T.E.A.M. Sci-fi Film Festival 2019 (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) | Winner “Best STEAM Short”

  • 22nd Annual California Independent Film Festival (Danville, California, USA)

Get out the popcorn!

"Miikshi" shortlisted!

Out of 160 web series proposals, Miikshi is one of 20 shortlisted to apply for production financing through the Independent Production Fund! Congratulations to all the selected projects chosen for Phase 2, a round of applause to all the storytellers who participated in Phase 1, and thank ewe for watching, liking and sharing our trailer!


Gazelle Automations returns to OUF!

Gazelle Automations' Lindsay Lee was again a featured artisan at the 2019 Festival de Casteliers OUF! pavilion in Montréal, Canada.

Lindsay had both the new Miikshi puppets and classic Lady Penelope and Brains marionettes from Thunderbirds on display … and was surprised by the amount of enthusiasm and excitement for both from young kids!


"Miikshi" on CBC's "As It Happens"

CBC’s long-running interview show “As It Happens” recently had Lindsay, Justin and Chickelyna on air to talk about “Miikshi” (and Chickelyna’s equally successful “As It Flappens” radio show). You can hear the interview and read CBC’s article here!

“As It Happens” host Carol Off (left) beside “As It Flappens” host Chickelyna (right).

“As It Happens” host Carol Off (left) beside “As It Flappens” host Chickelyna (right).

Daniel the Spaniel takes Montréal

Gazelle Automations' Lindsay Lee was a featured artisan at the 2018 Festival de Casteliers OUF! pavilion in Montréal, Canada! Kids and adults alike were delighted by an interactive puppet performance with her creation Daniel the Spaniel and got a sneak peek at one of the new puppets for Miikshi!