Tag Archives: children’s content

Boat Rocker Studios appoints Denise Gomez to new director of licensing for the Americas role

The award-winning Boat Rocker Studios has appointed Denise Gomez to the role of director of licensing for the Americas. In the newly created role, Gomez will support and further drive Boat Rocker’s recent expansion in building global franchises. Gomez will be based at the company’s New York offices where she …

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Nickelodeon and Paramount+ offer sneak peek at Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years

Nickelodeon and Paramount+ have released a sneak peek of the new Paramount+ Original series, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, the first SpongeBob SquarePants spin-off. The CG animated prequel follows a ten year old SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends as they spend their summer building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish, and …

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Cats vs Pickles sets paws down in UK to mirror US success through plush and licensing plans

Cats vs. Pickles, an international children’s IP that has rocketed to fame on YouTube, is looking to mirror its US success as it prepares to set all four paws down on the UK’s shores this year. Made available to the UK market through Paul Fogarty’s TWO IN 1 Direct, Cats …

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Animaccord lands new Amazon Prime Video partnership for Masha and the Bear

Animaccord has struck up a new deal with Amazon Prime Video to bring its flagship Masha and the Bear seasons one to three, as well as its spin-offs Masha’s Spooky Stories and Masha’s Tales to audiences across a number of territories. In a multi-territory partnership, Prime Video has acquired the …

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Global animation studio Snipple launches UK-based division Snipple Originals

The global animation studio, Snipple, is to launch a new, UK-based internationally-focused division and team devoted to the development of long-form animated content for audiences around the globe. Called Snipple Originals, the launch coincides with news that Snipple has secured a £6million investment from BGF – the UK’s most active …

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Ragdoll Productions signs CAKE as global distributor for new pre-school series B.O.T. and the Beasties

Kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE, has signed a deal with the award-winning production company, Ragdoll Productions, to distribute its new pre-school 2D animated series, B.O.T. and the Beasties. B.O.T. and the Beasties has been developed by Anne Wood (creator of Teletubbies, In the Night Garden, and Twirlywoos) and will premiere on …

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STEM and eco-focused pre-school series Briko makes international debut to ‘tremendous interest’

Briko, a new pre-school series aimed at encouraging children into STEM-focused DIY activities has made its international debut having launched on the Turkish children’s channel MinikaCocuk. According to the teams behind the series, it has already received ‘tremendous interest’ from children, parents, and national media. The new series is co-produced …

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WildBrain Spark: How kids’ viewing habits changed in 2020 (and how to prepare for 2021)

As we quickly approach the end of a year heavily affected by Covid-19, and look optimistically toward a post-coronavirus horizon, toy companies and brands have a lot to think about in terms of their 2021 strategies, especially when it comes to advertising in kids’ entertainment.  WildBrain Spark’s Executive VP and …

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Moonbug Entertainment taps Wow! Stuff for new CoComelon pre-school toy range

The British toy innovation company, Wow! Stuff is continuing its move into the pre-school category having signed a multi-territory licensing agreement with Moonbug Entertainment for its popular 3D animated series, CoComelon. Launching in 2021, Wow! Stuff will unveil a new range of products based on the kids’ show, with prices …

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CoComelon passes 100 million YouTube subscribers, 100 billion views and sees ‘sell-out success’ of Jazwares toy line

Moonbug Entertainment has hit several record-breaking milestones for its wildly popular CoComelon brand having surpassed 100 million subscribers on YouTube and clocked nearly 100 billion views on the social media platform. According to Forbes, CoComelon has also just broken records on Netflix where it pre-school series debuted on June 1 …

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