Kidscreen’s HOT50 results are in!

Animation, Channels, Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise, Studio
Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the results of its first-ever Hot50 ranking of leading companies in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. Companies were invited to submit their top achievements from the past year for consideration over the summer. And then to determine the final Hot50, Kidscreen’s community of 15,000+ magazine and newsletter subscribers were  invited to vote for their picks in each category over a three-week period earlier this month. Here are the results by category, ranked from one to 10: (more…)

Brand Licensing Europe: Find out the secret to Moomin’s success at booth D085

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Moomin creator, well-known author and illustrator Tove Jansson. The centennial festivities celebrate her art and life throughout the year, including in-store promotions and international exhibitions, as well as a range of anniversary products called Tove 100, where a portion of sales will be donated to UNICEF. (more…)

Purple Turtle goes live on YouTube!

Animation, Channels
Aadarsh Pvt. Ltd. has launched videos of Purple Turtle rhymes and animated stories on YouTube. The videos can be subscribed to at: Manish Rajoria, Director, Aadarsh Pvt. Ltd. said, “The response is very encouraging and we are very excited with this new development. This channel will cater the Global audience of pre-school children. After the successes of Purple Turtle books in 21 countries there was a need to make the IP visible to the global audience digitally. There is no better medium than YouTube to take your content to children all over the world!” He further added, “As children want to watch videos on their ipads, tabs and smart phones at any time any where YouTube is certainly the solution for them.”