Kidscreen Summit 2018

Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →
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In A Different Light: ‘The Star’

Christmas movies are common enough, as are family Christmas movies. But Timothy Reckart saw an opportunity to do something different with The Star, an animated retelling of the nativity ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Ups Halle Stanford to TV Prez, Plans ‘IAmElemental’ Series

The Jim Henson Company came out with two key announcements this week, with the news that longtime executive Halle Stanford has been promoted to President of Television and the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Deals for Industrial Bros. & Jim Henson’s ‘Dot.’

The Jim Henson Company has secured several new linear broadcast deals around the world for tech-savvy kids’ animated series Dot. (52 x 11 min.), based on the picture book by Randi ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Greenlights ‘Doozers’ Season 2 from Henson

Hulu has renewed its first original kids’ series, Doozers, from The Jim Henson Company. The preschool-targeted CG show inspired by Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock will be produced ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at the Stars of ‘The Star’ from Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed four of the key characters from its upcoming fath-and-family film The Star, and announced that triply Emmy winner Patricia Heaton has joined the ... Continue Reading →
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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Snags ‘Dot.’, ‘Counterfeit Cat.’ ‘Camp Lakebottom’ for VOD

Hulu has secured a string of new deals to expand its growing kids’ library with episodes of hit animated series Dot. (from The Jim Henson Company) and Disney XD favorites Counterfeit ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →