Wendy Goldman Getzler
Former Sanrio president and COO Janet Hsu will be taking the reins at L.A.-based Saban Brands next month as the company’s first CEO.
With a monthly reach of nearly 250 million kids, UK-based digital marketing platform SuperAwesome is positioned for global growth following a US$7-million financing round.
With a whole new set of categories designed to honor the market’s best digital media content, products and platforms for kids, the seventh-annual Kidscreen Awards is now accepting entries in Broadcasting, Programming and Digital categories.
The box-office success of Jurassic World, as well as preschool toys, contributed to a 1% rise in North American sales during Hasbro’s second quarter of 2015. Notwithstanding a negative US$71.5-million impact from foreign exchange, the company saw revenues increase by 5%.
Splash Entertainment-owned VOD kids platform Kabillion has picked up Casper’s Scare School and George of the Jungle from Florida-based distributor Broadcast Partners.