Wendy Goldman Getzler
Mexico’s Anima Esudios is set to produce Las Leyendas for Netflix, marking the SVOD giant’s first animated original series to be produced in Latin America.
Studies have long highlighted the link between age and device ownership among kids, but new findings from Childwise show just how rapidly preschoolers are getting into the mix, as 73% of under-fives in the UK are said to be using tablets and smartphones.
Twenty-three-year-old Maker Studios collaborator Joseph Garrett, known to his six million YouTube subscribers as Stampy Cat, has inspired UK-based Egmont Publishing to release Stampy’s Lovely Book next month.
The family-friendly SVOD market in the US is welcoming a newcomer to the fray: Dove Channel is a subscription service that offers access to Dove Foundation-approved feature-length movies, short-form kids video, documentaries and episodic TV series.
Italy-based Atlantyca Entertainment has picked up the European distribution rights to the animated television series Nutri Ventures, which centers on promoting healthy eating habits for kids.