With a new publishing deal in place with Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Awesome Media & Entertainment’s Princess Ponies brand is being primed for the small screen.
With two decades under its belt, Kidscreen looks at where the kids entertainment industry is headed next with the help of industry analysts, a little number-crunching and some nifty VR headsets.
L.A.-based Saban Brands has named popular artist/designer and Julius the Monkey creator Paul Frank as the company’s director of creative development.
With Mattel’s sales up 1% to US$6.28 billion for fiscal 2015, the toy giant has completed the acquisitions of tablet-maker Fuhu and smart baby-monitor maker Sproutling.
With more than 200 million books sold worldwide over the past 40 years, the Little Critter franchise from venerable children’s author Mercer Mayer is being developed as a global multiplatform entertainment property with the help of ex-Cartoon Network prez Stuart Snyder.