UK indie producer Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry brand is partnering up with Digital Giving’s T-Shirt Booth app, which will allow kids to create their own bespoke shirts while generating funds for Magic Breakfast, a charity dedicated to ensuring every child starts the day with the right breakfast.
US pubcaster PBS Kids’ 18-year-old Arthur brand is anchoring a new mobile-friendly family health website that offers nutritional information, games, videos and other resources designed to help parents and educators talk to kids about important health issues.
Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon has inked a co-production deal with Toronto, Canada-based prodco Aircraft Pictures to adapt Canadian author Deborah Ellis’ acclaimed children’s novel The Breadwinner into an animated feature film.
AwesomenessTV, the Dreamworks Animation-owned media company that develops and distributes content for teens and tweens, has tapped former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti to lead branding initiatives as chief marketing officer.
DHX characters such as Caillou, Arthur and Johnny Test are heading to a number of new broadcasters and VOD providers across Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Middle East as DISCOP Istanbul gets underway this week.
With its increasingly popular Talking Friends apps having now surpassed 1.5 billion downloads – and YouTube views steadily approaching eight figures – Cyprus-based entertainment company Outfit7 is extending that mobile success to the small screen with the help of Spanish production company BRB Internacional.