Toronto, Canada-based production company and game studio Mark Animation is bolstering its kids content with a new global distribution deal for its Miaomiao animated series and a new senior management hire.
Unlike the 1980s-focused retro revival of the early 2000s, this time around there’s a kid-friendly franchise reboot in the works from pretty much every decade since the dawn of modern pop culture. With their eyes on an increasingly crowded licensing landscape, how are property owners updating their old favorites for this generation of kids while retaining their classic appeal?
The Jim Henson Company signs a slew of licensees in Russia, Germany, the UK and Spain for its Emmy-nominated preschool property.
Milan, Italy’s Atlantyca Entertainment has purchased the distribution rights to stereoscopic 3D kids series Bolts & Blip from the show’s producers’ Redrover and ToonBox.