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.
With a third-season commission of preschool series Zou in hand, French prodco Cyber Group Studios is positioning itself for growth with the appointment of new studio and distribution execs, as well as a number of internal promotions.
Spin Master is once again mining in-house talent to fill senior executive roles within its entertainment division, upping Patricia Burns (pictured) to senior director of production and supervising producer and tapping Courtney Sanford to oversee its SpindoTV digital platform.
Acclaimed illustrator/brand creator Jo Rose and kids media exec Lisa Hryniewicz have formed new UK-based joint-venture Koko Rose Media to manage the rapid worldwide growth of Rose’s popular preschool and lifestyle brand Deer Little Forest.
Portfolio Entertainment co-CEOs Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen discuss the new business opportunities and creative talent that have opened up with the founding of Portfolio Animation.