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Canada’s Mercury Active is taking a page from the advances in augmented and virtual reality tech that had tongues wagging at this year’s GDC for its new line of Incredebooks. So can the digital shop boldly take printed kids books where they haven’t been before?
The latest LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventure arrives on DVD, VOD and PPV in September.
Stanley will add overall leadership for Digital Distribution UK and Consumer Products UK to his existing responsibilities.
ChoreMaster, Codarica, Sphero and Ubooly are among the kid-focused tech companies selected to take part in Disney’s new 15-week mentorship program
It’s July. If you are a sane person, then you’ve already shifted your focus from children’s television to more appropriate summer concerns like making sure your paper plates are strong enough to support potato salad. But, if you are like me, a workaholic with a particular interest in China, than you’ve skipped the barbecues and the cottage to make sure you’re 100% ready for the most important Chinese media event since Big Bird strolled down the Great Wall in 1982.
The Canadia Media Producers Association told regulatory body the CRTC, as part of its Let’s Talk TV consultation, that Rogers’ forthcoming OTT service and Netflix should be held to Canadian program funding obligations.
Disney Junior is lining up its latest series, the space-themed Miles from Tomorrowland, as its next TV and consumer products hit, appointing Tomy as master toy partner.
- Why preschoolers – and their parents – can look forward to more quality TV shows (The New York Times)
- UK tech companies struggle to profit as more kids play for free on smartphones (The Guardian)
- Summer box office down almost 20% (Variety)
- BBC’s effort to make female characters more prominent in kids shows continues with Danger Mouse changes (The Hollywood Reporter)
Splash Entertainment’s free VOD kids network Kabillion has joined forces with Base79, the largest YouTube partner outside North America, to increase the global viewership for its popular Kabillion YouTube channel and launch new original programming.