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Fuel Entertainment jumps into the children’s SVOD mosh pit

MishMosh, Fuel Entertainment’s new content aggregation platform, has entered the busy children’s SVOD market in the initial form of a free, ad-supported iOS app featuring content from Nat Geo Kids, DHX Media and Pickatale books.

Nick Australia launches content-rich interactive app

Aussie kids can now get their hands on Nick Play, a free app that features hundreds of Nickelodeon videos, original short-form animations and newly created games, as well as full-length episodes of the net’s biggest hits.

Anime SVOD Crunchyroll nabs US$22-million investment

Crunchyroll founder Kun Gao breaks down his plans for the influx of funding and talks about the reasons the SVOD has endeared itself to anime fans.

Ofcom: Tablet takeover may be real, but TV’s demise is a ways off

Ofcom’s latest media report finds that tablets are increasingly being used as a default entertainment screen, particularly among younger children in the UK.

Tiggly & Sesame Workshop collaborate on learning app

Sesame Workshop is on-board to launch an app for the Tiggly Words learning system, which fuses physical toys and digital elements in play. Tiggly’s co-founder tells Kidscreen about opening the door to a branded partnership for the first time.

BAFTA Children’s Awards salute big brands & indies alike

Preschool reboot Clangers, gaming hit Minecraft and the unstoppable Minions all received top nods at last night’s 2015 BAFTA Children’s Awards ceremony, but one of the biggest winners was indie production company Somethin’ Else, which took home three awards.


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.


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