In an effort to make animation easier to create and more accessible to the masses, L.A.-based cross-platform content creator Fuel Entertainment (Leafy Landings) is launching BrODDcast, a digital real-time puppetry and animation tool targeting YouTube creators and would-be entertainers.
In an effort to improve App Store discoverability for developers and parents, infant-focused media company BabyFirst has launched a developer partner program offering promotion and publicity through BabyFirst’s new mobile recommendation platform and TV network.
Further proving the power of digital content, infant-focused network BabyFirst TV is set to air The KneeBouncers Show, its first series based on an app property.
KreaKids at Egmont Publishing has developed and released Mia and Me – The Legend of Centopia, the first ever app based on the popular girl-skewing animated TV series Mia and Me from Lucky Punch (a joint venture between m4e and Gerhard Hahn), Rainbow and March Entertainment.
George Lucas may have some competition on his hands. Star Wars fans have a new way to re-create the films’ fantasies thanks to Disney Publishing’s new line of Star Wars Scene Maker customization apps.
Fans of mobile brand Talking Tom and Friends will see a raft of new merchandise available later this year, as Cyprus-based entertainment company Outfit7 has revealed a slate of new licensing deals that will see the entertainment phenomenon head deeper into offline retail markets.
Check out the summer edition iKids Digital! We’ve got the scoop on app market consolidation, how technology is changing the Maker Movement and where to find some of the most innovative startups in North America.