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2016 Kidscreen Awards shortlist revealed

The finalists for the seventh-annual Kidscreen Awards, which single out and celebrate the year’s best work in kids television programming and broadcasting, as well as digital media, have been announced.

Youth Media Alliance launches Digital Toolkit

Canadian nonprofit industry org The Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has introduced a new free resource for creators of audio/visual youth content.

Deer Little Forest joins app game

UK-based Koko Rose Media has teamed up with kids digital developer Playrific to launch an app based on its woodland-themed preschool property, Deer Little Forest.

Carmen Sandiego turns up in the mobile world

She’s spent 30 years entrenched in global mystery, and now Carmen Sandiego is taking her first step into the world of Apple, following Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s launch of the aptly named Carmen Sandiego Returns.

Monster Entertainment’s Henry heads to Curious World

Preschool toon The Day Henry Met? is headed for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s newly launched subscription-based content service Curious World.

Azoomee appoints new creative director & head of content

Upstart UK-based kids VOD platform Azoomee has named BT TV’s head of kids TV and music Sarah Aspinall as its new creative director and head of content.

Disney’s Descendants officially goes mobile

The first official mobile game based on Disney Channel’s popular Descendants franchise launches today, ahead of a newly announced movie sequel.

Meet Attocube, the billion-dollar smart toy sector’s newest entrant

In combining traditional wooden blocks with connected devices, Attocube is the latest startup to vie for a piece of the flourishing smart toy sector. And analysts are welcoming it with open arms, citing windows of opportunities as video games continue to age up and traditional toys age down.

Next week’s forecast: Deluge (of media)

Common Sense Media will release a study next week on media usage among tweens and teens. The last iteration of this study took place five years ago, before the iPad existed, so to say the world has changed radically is an understatement. Blogger David Kleeman lays out his predictions on what the report will reveal.

Disney is launching its own subscription streaming service in the UK

When DisneyLife launches next month, the iOS and Android streaming app will offer access to what Disney deems is its largest collection of movies, TV box sets, books and music.


Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.


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