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On the heels of higher fourth quarter and full-year earnings, DHX Media has claimed full ownership of 117 kids and family titles and distribution rights for 34 titles including successful teen drama Degrassi from indie distributor Echo Bridge Entertainment.
Just one day after announcing its new Camp Yeti preschool series, Nelvana is joining forces with Brown Bag Films and Candy Bear to produce another original series for under-fives, Cozy Island.
As The Furchester Hotel makes its global debut today on Sesame Workshop’s YouTube channel, Kidscreen got a little one-on-one time with one of the series’ stars. Cookie Monster talks biscuits, waiting tables and the perils of hosting guests who happen to be cookies.
App maker Toca Boca is taking its digital toy brand to the physical world. The company is partnering with international artists to create branded products. Kidscreen talks with Virginia Elwood, the tattoo artist behind Toca Ink, the first product in this hip new series.
When it comes to the kids industry incorporating academic research into product and content development it’s all about gaining access to relevant studies and journals. Is it as difficult as traditional assumptions make it out to be? The answer is yes and no.
The increasingly crowded market for kids tablets just got another competitor, thanks to the launch of ClickN KIDS Tablet 2, which features 30+ preloaded apps, including a Looney Tunes licensed learning title from Warner Bros.
- Advanced technology figures prominently in DreamToys most-wanted toys for the holidays list (The Telegraph)
- The LEGO Movie leads a field of 20 animated movies vying for Oscar (Variety)
- Why CBBC might be bringing back The Worst Witch (Broadcast)
- Profits double for Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi (Wall Street Journal)