Tag: Disney

Maker Studios signs five toy review channels

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Maker Studios has signed five popular toy review channels, the MCN announced yesterday. Through the partnerships, Maker will work with creators—many of whom use the channels as an opportunity to play with their kids through voice-overs and unboxing—to optimize content and facilitate sponsorship opps. Videos will also syndicate across Maker’s online platforms. The new channel partners are: (more…)

And the Children’s BAFTA goes to…

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Family drama Katie Moraig, Cartoon Network and The Lego Movie notched big wins at last night’s 2014 British Academy of Film and Television’s Children’s Awards ceremony in London. CBeebies/Move On Up co-production Katie Moraig took home two awards—one for drama production and another for performer, won by Cherry Campbell (pictured) in the title role. (more…)

‘Cinderella’ Trailer Reveals Live Action Remake

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Disney has released the first full trailer and a new poster for the live-action adaptation ofCinderella. Inspired by the classic fairy tale, Cinderella brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually-dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation. The trailer introduces audiences to Lily James in the iconic role of Cinderella, as well as the first images of Oscar winner Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother, Richard Madden as the dashing Prince, and the one-of-a-kind glass slipper. Directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, Cinderella follows the fortunes of young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother and her daughters Anast

Disney, Del Monte Team in Middle East

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Del Monte has teamed up with the Walt Disney Company Middle East to bring Disney and Marvel characters to its line of canned fruit juices. Minnie Mouse and Spider-Man will be featured in a new range of fruit nectars, called Del Monte Nectars, which come in three flavors: mango, pineapple and tropical. The Del Monte Minnie Mouse and Spider-Man-branded kids nectars will be available in the Middle East and North Africa beginning Thursday.  (more…)