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Daily News Bytes

Calligraphy Takes Flight in an Award-Winning Animation Iranian director and animator Meghdad Asadi Lari’s graduate school thesis film Simorgh transforms beautiful lettering into unique ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain Network

DHX Media has revealed its latest venture, Wild Brain Family International Limited (or WildBrain), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an incubator project since 2012. WildBrain ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and Mattel Creations Ink Content Deal for ‘Rainbow Magic’

DHX Media has licensed much-loved children’s publishing property Rainbow Magic from Mattel, Inc., in a long-term, exclusive, worldwide agreements managed under the Mattel Creations ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV News Bytes

+ Imira Entertainment in Spain is teaming up with Italian studio Just for Kids Factory to co-produce Dummysaurs (104 x 2), a non-dialogue slapstick comedy series. The first 13 chapters ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Fireman Sam’ Season Lights Up Cartoonito

Season 10 of hit preschool series Fireman Sam has kicked off in the U.K., with the season premiere launching on Cartoonito on Monday, February 15. New episodes are rolling out every ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Mattel Launch Content Partnership

DHX Media and Mattel Inc. are entering a long-term partnership for the development, production and distribution of a range of new, multi-platform content for young audiences inspired ... Continue Reading →
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OobEdoO Picks Up ‘Charlie & Lola’

U.K. digital service for preschoolers and parents OobEdoO has acquired three major titles to add to its growing roster of quality kids’ programming, including from BBC Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Gets Exclusive U.S. Rights to ‘Fireman Sam’

HIT Entertainment has announced that web giant Amazon will be the exclusive U.S. home to the popular preschool franchise Fireman Sam, encompassing TV episodes, eBooks and retail products. ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →