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In a highly anticipated presentation event hosted by renowned comedian Allana Harkin, the global kids entertainment industry saluted the best work in children’s television and digital media at the annual Kidscreen Awards. Read on for a full list of this year’s winners.
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With two decades under its belt, Kidscreen looks at where the kids entertainment industry is headed next with the help of industry analysts, a little number-crunching and some nifty VR headsets.
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A new study from Sesame Workshop’s Joan Ganz Cooney Center reveals that under-connected internet access among low-income American families is having a far-reaching impact when it comes to education and economic opportunities.
- YouTube Red’s first original series will debut next week with an all-star lineup in tow (Fast Company)
- With Sumner Redstone’s departure, what’s next for CBS and Viacom? (Forbes)
- If you’re a Canadian marketer, chances are high that you’ll be boosting your mobile budget this year (eMarketer)
- In its quest for more diversity, Aussie preschool series Play School puts out a casting call for a child with two dads (The Guardian)
New York-based mobile-centric kids media company MarcoPolo Learning has thrown its hat into the original programming ring with its first-ever short-form series, The Polos, being produced via its newly created video production division
Nickelodeon’s annual Animated Shorts Program, which accepts global pitches that stand a chance at being developed into shorts, has opened the door to 2016 submissions starting today – the same day the kidsnet has announced the finalists for its 2015 program.