This year’s Asian Animation Summit in Phuket, Thailand, just wrapped. Find out what projects caught the eye of Sprout, Disney, KiKA, BBC Worldwide and Rovio Entertainment.
CONSUMER PRODUCTS / iKIDS / MOBILE
Rovio Entertainment‘s foray into free-to-play gaming is in full effect with today’s launch of Angry Birds Go!, which also features integration with Hasbro’s Telepods toys.
iKIDS / TV / WEB
Netflix members in the UK and Ireland are gaining access to a range of Cartoon Network and Cartoonito content including Powerpuff Girls and LazyTown following a streaming deal between the world’s largest internet TV network and the kidsnet.
Coming off its Annie nomination, Toronto, Canada-based Guru Studio’s preschool series Justin Time has picked up home entertainment and music distribution partners across the US, Canada, Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland (GAS).
Negotiations finally wrapped up yesterday between Australia and South Korea on their recently announced and long-awaited Free Trade Agreement. At Kidscreen’s Asian Animation Summit, taking place in Phuket, Thailand this week, kids content producers, broadcasters and government agencies weighed in on the significance of the deal, which includes an Audiovisual Co-production Agreement for film and television.