- April Fools’! J.J. Abrams will not be directing a Sesame Street movie, but how great would that be? (WBAY)
- Facebook rolls out Scrapbook feature that lets parents create customized shared photo albums of their kids (Mashable)
- Short film on R2-D2′s quest for love inspires all kinds of awww (Mashable)
- A push for users to 3D-print their own board games (PurplePawn)
Corus Entertainment and Nickelodeon are extending their partnership with a new long-term deal that gives Corus exclusive rights to all Nick content across digital and linear platforms in Canada.
Monday, April 6 is the deadline for a new survey from LIMA that aims to provide a comprehensive report of the global licensing industry. The industry org is inviting all qualified companies to participate.
Paris-based brand manager PGS Entertainment has inked a raft of TV deals for CGI-animated series Iron Man: Armored Adventures, which features protagonist Tony Stark as a teenager.
- Netflix adds former Disney exec Anne Sweeney to its board of directors (The Wrap)
- DreamWorks Animation breathes a sigh of relief after Home wins weekend box office (Variety)
- Another blow to Canadian retail and win for cybershopping as FutureShop stores close (Huffington Post)
- Post-Sony, Hollywood continues to bolster its digital security efforts (New York Times)