Multiplatform game Mech Mice is being turned into an animated action-comedy series, following a co-production partnership between Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Oktobor Animation and Playmates Toys.
The partnership will allow the MCN-turned-media company to take its youth-targeted content into new markets, including the UK, France and Germany.
A new musical CGI series entitled Rock Angels is in the pipeline following a co-development deal between French prodco Cyber Group Studios and Scooter Braun’s record label, School Boy Records.
Staying true to its global expansion plans, SVOD and learning app Hopster has launched a French-language version, while making three new hires and inking a multi-territory content deal with DHX Media.
Following its September debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior US, which drew 1.6 million viewers across both channels, eOne Family preschool series PJ Masks is sporting a comprehensive digital strategy.
Shelley Zimmerman will step into the newly created role of head of scripted series, where she will oversee the development of the media company’s growing slate of originals.
Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.