Character & Entertainment

Angry Birds takes flight with Neos!

July 17, 2019

This summer sees the arrival of some delightful new travel companions for Neos, the leisure airline owned by the Alpitour Group. Angry Birds – the stars of cinema, toys, promotions, their own games and much, much more – will actually take flight over the next few months aboard a 737 that has been personalized just […]

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Aurora World hails launch of YooHoo to the Rescue in Russia

July 17, 2019

Aurora World, a leading character and content company and owner of the globally successful YooHoo brand, has hailed the successful launch of the new YooHoo-inspired animated series YooHoo to the Rescue on the leading Russian linear TV station for kids, Carousel TV. The new 3D CGI 26 x 11’ animated children’s show, YooHoo to the […]

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Toonz Retail expands its presence in Rajasthan, launches 1st store in Bhilwara

July 17, 2019

The fastest homegrown kids retail chain, Toonz Retail, further expands its presence in Rajasthan, launches its 1st store in Bhilwara. This is the 7th store of Toonz Retail in Rajasthan. Successfully operating 100+ stores spread across 64 cities in 16 states, Toonz Retail offers a wide range of products for all needs and occasion of […]

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TeeStory launches official Disney merchandise

July 16, 2019

TeeStory the online fashion e-commerce player has launched its official collection of Disney merchandise on it’s website TeeStory.in. The collections starts from Rupees 499 and has various different disney character merchandise on sale.

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Wildbrain to manage headstarts best furry friends on Youtube

July 11, 2019

WildBrain, a leading digital kids’ network and studio, has been appointed by Headstart International Pty Ltd. to manage the Best Furry Friends – or BFF – toy brand on YouTube. WildBrain will employ its expertise in content and channel management on YouTube to grow the global audience for BFF with exclusive content designed to delight […]

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Aurora World announces launch of YooHoo apps on major platforms

July 9, 2019

Aurora World, a leading character and content company and owner of the globally successful YooHoo brand, has announced the launch of a number of YooHoo mobile applications planned for this year. They are available on a variety of platforms, including Google Play and the App Store. Already available for download are a colouring book, an […]

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DHX Media announces appointments to drive original animated content

July 5, 2019

DHX Media has announced that Stephanie Betts has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Content, and will be responsible for development and production of DHX Media’s slate of original animated content, reporting to Josh Scherba, President. In addition, Todd Brian has joined the Company in the newly created role of Director of […]

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CBBC and Family Channel commission Malory Towers

July 3, 2019

DHX Media and King Bert Productions announced that the new live-action series, Malory Towers, has been greenlit by CBBC, the BBC’s channel for children aged 6-12, and DHX Television’s Family Channel. Malory Towers is based on the iconic book series of the same name by Enid Blyton and follows 12-year-old Darrell Rivers as she leaves […]

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Genius Brands International appoints industry content sales veteran, Caroline Tyre

July 3, 2019

Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” announced the appointment of content sales and acquisitions veteran, Caroline Tyre to oversee global content sales as SVP of international distribution. Additionally, Tyre will spearhead the ongoing digital growth as Head of the Genius Brands Network, comprised of the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV.  The announcement was […]

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Aurora World announces launch of YooHoo live show in China

July 2, 2019

Aurora World, a leading character and content company and owner of the globally successful YooHoo brand, has announced the successful launch of the YooHoo: Nationwide Live show in China. Kicking off in early May, in Qingdao, East China, there was a great response to this sparkling and exciting family musical with 100 minutes of singing […]

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Dandelooo’s “The Upside Down River” flows to canal+

July 2, 2019

Boutique French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo has announced that it has been commissioned to develop and produce a new serialized children’s animation series The Upside Down River for Canal+, France. Dandelooo’s animation studio Ooolala in la Cartoucherie, Valence (France) will produce the new 2D animation, in co-operation with Canal+ Family.  Written by Jean […]

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UYoung seals raft of deals with CCTV

June 28, 2019

UYoung, China’s leading children’s and family entertainment and media company, announced it has licensed multiple shows to CCTV, China’s state-owned broadcaster, for its children’s channel CCTV-14. The three multiple-season shows picked up by CCTV are: three seasons of Mia and me (78 x 22’), two seasons of Messy Goes to Okido (78 x 11’)  and […]

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Genius Brands and Tankee On-demand forge cross content partnership

June 27, 2019

Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, today announced a unique content partnership between its Genius Brands Network, which includes the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV reaching 80 million U.S. households, and Tankee, Inc., the first safe, digital destination […]

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Mondo TV announces YooHoo balloons deal with Grabo for Italy and Russia

June 26, 2019

Mondo TV, a major international player in the production, distribution and licensing of animated content, has announced a new license award for YooHoo, the highly successful property based on the hit Mondo TV and Aurora World co-production for children, YooHoo to the Rescue. Grabo Balloons, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of inflatable products, will bring […]

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