A new study conducted by PwC US’ Consumer Intelligence Series is honing in on American kids’ content preferences across devices, and some of the findings bode well for those in the traditional TV space.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped former DreamWorks Animation exec Tuomo Korpinen as president of Rovio Animation Company and Blue Bird Distribution Company.
After spending nearly three years heading up production for Mattel’s Playground Productions entertainment division, animation industry vet Marge Dean has been tapped as GM by California-based Stoopid Buddy Stoodios as the company moves further into 2D, 3D and CGI animation.
Splash Entertainment-owned VOD kids platform Kabillion has secured distribution deals with US satellite provider DISH and American SVOD service Hulu for classic Latin American toon El Chavo and equestrian-themed children’s series Wendy.
Following the big debut of Disney Channel original movie Descendants, which drew more than 10.5 million viewers, the House of Mouse is set to launch animated spin-off Descendants Wicked World on Friday, September 18.