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BBC Directors to Keynote Children’s Media Conference

Organizers of the 2017 Children’s Media Conference (July 4-6 in Sheffield, UK) announce that two senior BBC brass will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. On day one, Director ... Continue Reading →
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Hoho Cooks Up ‘Shane the Chef’ for Milkshake!

Indie kids’ production and rights company Hoho Entertainment has commenced production on brand new animated preschool series Shane the Chef (52 x 11) for Channel 5′s Milkshake! ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wissper’ Season 2 Gets Milkshake! Greenlight

CG-animated preschool series Wissper has received a commission for a second 52 x 7 season package from the UK’s Channel 5, for its popular pre-k block Milkshake! The series debuted ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Unveils 2017 Awards Nominees

The shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, honoring the best in children’s television and digital media, have been announced. Contenders in the Programming, Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Muller Named Head of Children’s at Channel 5

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller as Head of Children’s at Channel 5 in the UK. Muller will be responsible for commissioning and acquisition of linear ... Continue Reading →
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World Screen Names 2016 Kids’ Content Trendsetters

World Screen in partnership with MIPCOM is holding its second annual Kids’ Content Trendsetter Awards, honoring four individuals who have contributed significantly to the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Kubo and the Two Strings Launches Interactive Map Head to KuboMap.com to take your own interactive journey through Kubo’s realm with LAIKA and Focus Features’ latest innovative ... Continue Reading →
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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit Wraps Confidently

After watching 23 pitches from Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, India and China at the Asian Animation Summit, the departing delegates had plenty to reflect on concerning what ... Continue Reading →
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Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →