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As the Kidscreen Summit in New York wrapped up, the event celebrated its special awards presentation honoring the year’s best work in children’s television. The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee did hosting duty, bestowing honors determined by two panels of broadcast executive judges in the Programming and Creative Talent categories. Many [...]
Discovery Kids announced during the Kidscreen Summit that Portfolio Entertainment will be distributing the new animated preschool series Doki, which it is also producing. Based on the popular Discovery Kids Latin America character, the series (26 x 30 or 52 x 11) follows Doki and his friends as they embark on [...]
Joel Cohen, veteran writer and producer for The Simpsons, offered a hilarious take on the iconic’s show approach to creativity during Kidscreen Summit’s opening keynote session in New York City today (Feb. 5). During the irreverent keynote titled “The Tao of Homer—Lessons in Creativity and Innovation from The Simpsons,” Cohen [...]
If you are attending the Kidscreen Summit in New York City next month, make sure you stop by the Hilton’s Bridges Bar on Friday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. That’s when Women in Animation and Toon Boom are hosting a special happy hour. Animation technology giant Toon Boom is buying [...]
The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running over three full days, with a Master Classes and meetings-only day, the program offers more than 75 keynotes, panel discussions, presentations, debates and networking/pitching formats—all featuring respected thought leaders and [...]
Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, the leader in animation technology, at Kidscreen Summit in New York on Friday February 10. The corks will pop at the Hilton’s Bridges Bar at 6 p.m. This is your chance to meet up with Joan [...]
SMC Entertainment (SMC), the recently launched brand management division of Sun-Mate Corp. will attend and the American Toy Fair in February 2012, with its latest property, DQ Entertainment’s CG-animated The Jungle Book series. SMC acquired all North American TV, home ent., licensing and merchandising and promotional rights to the 52 [...]
U.K.-based specialty public relations company Blueprint P.R. has joined forces with U.S. outfit DDA to form a new stand-alone venture. The new company, which is called DDA Blueprint is owned 50/50 by the two partners. Blueprint PR’s Janet Balmforth and Aimee Norman, will head the new operation with DDA PR’s [...]
Kidscreen has announced its list of nominees for its annual Awards. The shortlisted entries will be continuing in the competition through a final round of judging. Winners will be announced at the annual Kidscreen Summit held at the Hilton in New York City on Thursday Feb. 9. Here are the [...]
It’s a busy week for TV development execs, buyers and producers at they gather for the annual Kidscreen Summit held at New York City’s Hilton (Feb. 15-19). The confab features packed panels on the state of the TV business, interactive content, one-on-one sessions with buyers and programming execs from around [...]