COMPANIES / NEWS / TV
Bridge to Terabithia and The Chronicles of Narnia producer Walden Media is coming aboard to co-finance and co-produce DreamWorks Studios’ film adaption of Roald Dahl’s beloved book, The BFG.
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As any content producer and brand owner can attest, games have the potential to greatly extend a property in the digital realm. But for renowned digital designer and Playmatics CCO and co-founder Nicholas Fortugno, games have far more power than just extending the brand—they have the potential to create one as well.
BLOGS / CONSUMER PRODUCTS / Out of the Sandbox
Wendy Smolen’s take on some of the most buzzed about tech toys at this year’s Toy Fair, held last month in New York. Filtered through her Sandbox Summit lens, Smolen examines what each toy teaches kids and how the tech factored into play.
COMPANIES / GEAR / iKIDS / MOBILE / NEWS / SOCIAL / WEB
The winners of the 2015 iKids Awards were announced tonight, at this year’s Kidscreen Summit in Miami. Now in its third year, this annual set of awards recognizes and celebrates the market’s best digital media products and platforms for children.
Spanish toyco Famosa has secured a deal with Madrid’s Anima Kitchent, a new prodco incorporated by Mexico’s Anima Estudios, to turn its popular mini-doll brand Pinypon into an animated TV series for girls ages six to eight.
Producers and broadcasters only have a few days left to submit their television and digital productions for the Canadian Youth Media Alliance’s (YMA) Awards of Excellence.
Localization specialist SDI Media has appointed Nicole Brunnhuber as the new country manager for the region, effective immediately.